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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • A lot of opportunities presented throughout the year!


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. Made me feel a part of the team straight away.


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


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Were given a lot of challenging tasks and thoroughly enjoyed working though them


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was treated like an equal from day one and was given the opportunity to manage a lot of processes!


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Invaluable experience meaning I've learnt/ developed so many skills in my 1 year placement at Siemens.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Perfect working environment.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Initially slightly unorganised but significantly picked up as the year progressed.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Siemens are very keen on developing new talent, so they invested a lot of time, money and effort into my development as an Engineer,


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday



  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Been offered a position on the Graduate Scheme following completion of University studies!


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Got on extremely well with the other placement students.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Lived at home, so hardly any expenses about from food and petrol.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not much of a club goer, so not relevant to me.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Was involved in helping out at Siemens sponsored events.


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications

27th June 2014

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