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Rating

3.2/5
  • The Role
    3.2
  • The Company
    3.2
  • The Culture
    3.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my time working in the NHS. The placement required me to work long hours but i was given adequate breaks and the changing environment meant that it was difficult to ever get bored.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • In hospital the working environment requires you to be very active with your peers and the people i was working with were confident people who i had no problem in communicating with.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I wasnt given a lot of help from management it was more from peers around me.

    2/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was always occupied and very rarely given a chance of have a rest.

    2/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility during the placement such a cleaning and helping seniors.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills i learned during this placement were essential to my degree studies and definitely took my work to another level.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Typical hospital atmosphere with fast paced environment.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Many jobs are instantaneous in this type of environment so it was difficult to organise but i was always swiftly assigned jobs.

    3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A lot of time was spent training me in standard procedure

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Prospects within the NHS are very great and is an area which i would like to work in.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • A reasonable social scene but many different ages types and interests so was sometimes difficult.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Very expensive for most living activities.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Top nightlife always something different to do for all types of people.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • A few opportunities but none appeared to be very popular.

    3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Central London and City

10th April 2014


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