Engineering Intern at Airbus

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Bristol South West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Engineering

8.5/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Analysing CFD, Wind Tunnel Data and Flight Test Data to pass on to the Loads department

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

I really enjoyed the work placement. It was a good balance between learning new things and hands on practical experience.

9/10

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

I had the privilege of working with a great team. They were always willing to help on any matter, friendly in the office and regularly organised social sessions.

8/10

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

Fantastic support, great help throughout the whole placement.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

At times there were periods of not enough work to do, but on the whole a good balance was achieved.

7/10

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

A good level of responsibility was given to me, a level at which provides the perfect learning environment.

9/10

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

All the new skills learnt throughout the placement I will put to good use during the rest of my career.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Good working atmosphere during working hours.

8/10

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

Placement provided a great project which was used as part of my MSc degree.

9/10

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

Good investment in terms of time and training.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
9/10

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

I have been offered a contracting role within the team.

10/10

Social

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

Regular social events were organised.

9/10

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

Slightly better than the average big city. But its cheaper than London.

7/10

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

Varied providing a good scene for all people.

8/10

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

Yes, interns set up social activities for all the staff in the office.

9/10