Structural Engineer Assistant at AECOM

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Croydon South East
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Engineering

7.3/10

About You
7.5
The Organisation
7.3
Everything Else

7.0

About You

Role Description

Analysing previous working drawings used for existing structures.
Archiving.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

An extremely friendly environment where the development of new skills was pro-actively encouraged.

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

As I was only present for an insight, I was not valued any higher than expected.

6/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

A reasonable amount of guidance was provided to ensure a successful completion of the tasks I was assigned.

8/10

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

The information given will assist beyond my studies, as employability skills were discussed.

8/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Good linear structure overall, but a selection of activities could have been planned to ensure individual relevance was maintained.

6/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Positive, friendly environment.

8/10

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

N/A - was only present to gain an insight of the company.

6/10

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?

Each significant position within the company was explained. The impact of each role was also detailed.

8/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

Company culture is consistently emphasized. They greatly respect and encourage their employees’ ideas, diversity and own cultures.

9/10

10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

Reasonably valuable.

7/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

No financial transaction occurred.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Several occasions to socialise with current employees to gain an insight of their perspective of the company.

8/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

Relatively pleasing.

7/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

The topic was only briefly discussed.

6/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Would recommend.

7/10