Student Research Chemist at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Science/Research

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8.4/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Lab based researcher.
Keep up-to-date lab notebook and communicate results at meeting.
Plan own experiments.

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

8/10

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

Small team who are all very inclusive

10/10

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

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

7/10

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

Increasing responsibility throughout the year. Operating independently quite soon!

8/10

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

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

9/10

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

Staff are very organised but in terms of company policy had to ask multiple times to get my start date etc

7/10

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

Could take part in workshops organised by the company and open to staff members

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
8/10

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

8/10

Social

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

Multiple social events for our lab group!

10/10

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

8/10

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

10/10

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

Football club for people in the building.
Building had a gym

7/10

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