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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Middlesex
Review Date
Roles
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2.9/5

The Role
2.7
The Company
3.2
The Culture
3

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Worked with nice people, the job was not as relevant a i had hoped
3 /5

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Team leader was appreciative of my efforts
3 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Part ofthe job was on an adhoc basis thereofre had peaks and troufs
2 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

4 /5

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

My work was mainly excel and database based and thereofre was skills i belive i already had. As picking up new skills go it was not great
1 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Work with nice hardworking people
4 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Not bad, my manager was not aware of different parts of the student internship
3 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

We were give the chance to go on different training courses and volunterring day so this was a bonus
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Placement Year
3 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Un sure feel the job and location could become very dull
3 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

With a large number of placement students this made the social side excellent, including a student sking trip
5 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

As i work near london prices were pretty steep
2 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

it was london!
3 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Lots of activities invloving volunterring which was personally beneficial
4 /5

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