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Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    4.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my internship as it was varied and challenging.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone treated you like a permanent employee and even asked and valued your opinions.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • If I needed support then it was readily given upon request.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Some days were really busy where I even stayed after hours with no pay to finish work. But then there were some quiet days also.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given a great deal of responsibility as I was working in a small but close knit team.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have developed many skills during my placement, most of all my personal skills in communication, leadership, initiative and pro activeness.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone worked hard but then also had a good laugh every so often.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The organisation was good, with monthly intern communications which interns from other departments gave presentations on what they were doing.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Most of my development was through on the job training with my team in procedures and softwares. I had no need for any formal training.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • If you do impress, you can get fast tracked to an assessment centre. No jobs are guaranteed, as far as I am aware of, as there are many interns every year.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was a great social scene, though there is no formal society set up. You get to meet other interns through various situations, e.g. intern comms, lunch at the canteen, etc.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • It was quite expensive but it was definitely worth it!

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Great variety of bars and clubs. Student nights also popular as two universities are located in Bristol.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were many opportunities, though they would have to be organised by yourself or friends. Bristol has activities for anyone.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Aerospace/Aviation, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer and Systems Engineering

South West

June 2014


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