IT Helpdesk at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Information Technology

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9.0/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Helpdesk

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

I loved my job and i enjoyed everyday i worked there

10/10

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

My colleagues in the department tread me with the same level of respect and kindness that treat there full time employee. Always seemingly appreciative of my work I was doing.

9/10

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

I felt that everyone always had time to help me and always had their door open for you if i had any queries or concerns. There was always a good supportive atmosphere towards the student.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

i always had something to do. there was always a good balance of work and never felt overwhelmed or bored.

8/10

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

i felt that i had great responsibility within the company

8/10

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

I learned a lot about the industry, my course i am currently undertaking, the type of modules i want to do next year for example final year project. Also a lot of life skills that i can take with me into my final university year and wherever i go beyond.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

friendly, lovely, busy, lively, approachable department.

10/10

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

it awesome because they have been doing it for a few years now and they are great at given you feed back

9/10

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

my department take time out of there day to make sure I'm challenged in new ways.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
10/10

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

there is no room in the department but i am sure that if they liked the way i worked they would keep me in mind if a spot came open.

8/10

Social

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

the student have there own community within the company for example student nights out and event. i have also been in event within the company like company balls.

9/10

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

cheap and great

9/10

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

cheaper and great

9/10

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

yes, the company had a social club for employees. they did events like climbing and football.

9/10

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