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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7.3/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

5.5

The Role

Role Description

Completing reactions and analysing results, worked on a project to improve the performance of products or produce new ones in the fuel additive industry

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

A very enjoyable experience

8/10

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

I felt valued

9/10

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

Help initially, it was then reduced through internal employment changes

4/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Busy enough

8/10

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

lots

10/10

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

It will be helpful

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office had a fun atmosphere to be involved in

9/10

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

Very well organised

8/10

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

A decent amount, allowed me the required time and training

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
9/10

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

There seems to be opportunities to future employment

7/10

Social

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

The social scene was fairly active

8/10

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

Lived at home - but heard from others it was very expensive

2/10

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

Okay

5/10

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

Yes, various activities and events were planned

7/10

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