Process Engineer at Siemens

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Oxford
Review Date
Roles
Engineering Logistics and Operations Electronic and Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Material and Mineral Engineering Financial Management

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2.7/5

The Role
3.2
The Company
2.9
The Culture
1.9

The Role

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

It was diffult, however this pushed me to go out of my comfort zone and has helped develop my character so i see this as a positive.
2 /5

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

I was treated like another member of the team and was neither given special attention or ignored by team members
3 /5

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

It was often difficult to know what questions to ask, although a weekly one to one meeting was very helpful.
2 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days I have been very busy, other days I have had less to do.
4 /5

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

I have been involved in projects that feel fairly insignificant as well as large company critical projects.
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 learnt so much about management and communication this year!
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Lots of cake!
3 /5

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

Often I needed to actively seek for as ask for oppertunities.
3 /5

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

3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
3 /5

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

4 /5

The Culture

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

It has been better in previous years, unfortuneately many of the students were comuting from home. However in the summer if is great as there are more than 15 students working at SMT.
2 /5

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

Oxford is southern prices but a really nice play to live.
2 /5

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

3 /5

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

There are some football sessions after work and occasional socials.
2 /5