Student Chemist at Lubrizol

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

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7.5/10

The Role
7.0
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Student Chemist

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

The placement was interesting, relavent to my course and challenging. The working environment between other students and full timers was fantastic

9/10

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

I felt valued by my colleagues

8/10

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

My supervisor was very good at ensuring I had enough work. Also he was always available for support

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I always found something to do, but rarely did I feel I had too much to do at once.

8/10

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

My supervisor was largely responsible for the project but I was trusted with the laboratory work required to support the project

4/10

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

Very competent at lab work now which is relevant to my degree

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone got on very well with each other

9/10

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

Very well.. I had a clear project defined from the outset which I worked on all the time, with occasional support of other projects when needed

9/10

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

Very good - Lubrizol like to ensure their students are well supported and trained suitably.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
7/10

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

Depending on where you are in a degree the company often offers final year students employment with them. Other students are also encouraged to apply after their degree is finished

6/10

Social

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

Lots of activities available

9/10

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

subsidised by the company made activities cheapish

5/10

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

Decent nightlife in Derby

8/10

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

lots of activities run by the Sports and Social club

10/10

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