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Rating

2.6/5
  • The Role
    3.4
  • The Company
    2.4
  • The Culture
    1.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • yes but it could have been alot more varied and i could have been given more responsibilities

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • i was valued as i did the work they didnt want me to and i was job filling

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • there was plenty of suppot and help from my collegues with plenty of friendly banter and easy access

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • it was usually quiet for the month allowing for quieries to be answered but the first week of each month was the busiest time

    2/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • i was given some responabilities but i wasnt trained very well for them or i help people with there responsabilities which i didnt follow up on

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • it has helped me greatly with my time management skills and allowing me to meet deadlines better

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • it was very profeshional and quiet most of the time but there were also occasions when people would chat and have a joke

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • the placement was not very well organised and my timetable often changed to suit when people were on leave or if there were vacancies

    2/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • i was sent on internal training and to profeshional accountancy away days

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 0/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • it would be very appealing however i would hope it would be better organised and more information would be given to me regarding all aspects of my employment

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • there were no other placement students

    0/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • the cost was rarther cheap but work socials were rare and usually to somewhere more expensive

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • the night life isnt very nice and the area doesnt have a very positive reputation

    2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • there were a few but only if you knew someone involved with the activity

    3/5

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Details

Placement (5-9 Months)

Accountancy

West Midlands

23rd April 2014


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