Junior Web Designer at TopCashback

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Uttoxeter West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Information Technology Design Graphic Design

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7.0/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
6.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

Enjoyable! A lot going on which meant I was never bored and was constantly learning. :)

7/10

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

I felt like a normal employee, rather than 'just' a student placement.

8/10

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

Whenever I asked for help I was given constructive comments of guidance.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

At times, I did feel snowed under, however this sometimes could not be helped! I learnt a lot about managing my time under pressure.

6/10

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

A lot of responsibility! Felt like I was trusted to make decisions and not feel doubted by anyone. Treated like a normal, full-time employee. :)

9/10

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 an incredible amount of valuable skills to assist me during my career.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quiet at times, but nice to work in!

6/10

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

There were always projects and tasks that needed to be worked on.

8/10

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

I didn't receive much training, however it is not really needed.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
4/10

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

I can come back part-time whilst in my final year and has been mentioned that I'd be welcome back after I graduate!

9/10

Social

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

A few pub nights and after-work meals.

7/10

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

Nice and average.

7/10

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

There could be a couple more bars, but not atrocious!

8/10

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

There were a few quiz nights, pub crawls and meals.

6/10