Surveyor Review

by University of Oxford

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  • About You
  • The Company
  • Everything Else

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • It was only a one day venture so there were few opportunities to do any work but it was interesting to see what the role of the surveyor entailed


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • As above


  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Excellent ongoing discussions with the man I was shadowing


  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Not applicable


    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Smooth personal correspondence


  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Interesting


  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Not possible for a one day placement


  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • Very good since the day comprised of shadowing a worker in their day to day role rather than being centred upon idealised presentations.


  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Quite helpful but since my employer's co-worker was away I didn't experience the co-ordination of the two roles


  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 1/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Not expected

  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • As above


  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Not expected


  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Both centralised and local opportuinites


  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Worth finding insights independently


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

West Midlands

July 2014

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