IS Analyst at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Information Technology

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8.5/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my work placement with Lubrizol. I was able to get an insight into how IS is practiced/implemented within the workplace and make some good friends along the way.

9/10

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

I felt valued by my global team and by my colleagues on site.

8/10

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

The Support given was great, if there was ever anything I needed to know I could approach my supervisor if needed and ask for support freely and with confidence.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, there is always something to do.

10/10

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

I was given a good amount of responsibility on placement. I had quite a lot of access within our IS management consoles, understandably however, not all of them.

8/10

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

I feel the skills I have attained will help me greatly in completing my degree. It has given me a good perspective which I feel will lend to improving my understanding of topics at university in my final year.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was very good in the office. People were always up for a laugh but also maintained a good level of professionalism.

9/10

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

The first few weeks were a little slow while learning particular aspects of the system, we were also given tours of the site to familiarize ourselves with the surroundings.

7/10

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

I was given the training required to fulfill my role and if I felt we wanted to learn more on a particular subject the help was available enabling me to progress.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

There are currently no available vacancies on the service desk, I would very much like to return to Lubrizol, but this will be dependent on availability of a position opening.

6/10

Social

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

A subsidized Sports and social club is available to join. Events are organized regularly to get the students and staff together for things such as Go karting, paintball etc.

8/10

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

I live locally in the area so living costs came at no extra cost than usual.

10/10

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

The nightlife is fairly good in Derby with a few popular bars/pubs around, Standing Order (weatherspoons), walkabout and the Blessed being but a few of them.

7/10

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

Yes there are mailing lists that all the students are included on to collaborate with each other. there are also staff events around Christmas and the social club as aforementioned.

8/10

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