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Rating

3/5
  • About You
    2.6
  • The Company
    3.3
  • Everything Else
    2.9

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Really interesting but couldn't always watch interesting stuff (understandably!) otherwise would have been full marks.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I was obviously a hinderance.

    2/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Some of the doctors I was due to meet had retired so I was left alone.

    1/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Got me into med school.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Quite haphazard.

    1/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Especially fun when I was paired with nurses as they had more time to chat.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • But the patients were the priority, not me!

    1/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • Good insight into the pace and commitment required.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Got a good feel for the health service (at least in a large hospital setting).

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Made me apply for medicine.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Fair enough really.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Met lots of healthcare professionals.

    4/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Basically just chatting with whoever I happened to be placed with for that day.

    3/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • No.

    1/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Only if you're interested in medicine.

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Wales

7th April 2014


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