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Rating

4.7/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.8
  • The Culture
    4.5

Role Description

I was an active member of the team, working both in a group and individually. The job role depends highly on what department you are in.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Absolutely amazing experience. I've learned more than my brain can take and met so many great people! One of the best experiences of my life!

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was part of an extremely nice team who were all very helpful, friendly and always smiling.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was guided all the way through, with enough space given to do things myself.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • always had something do but was never too stressed with the work load. It was perfect in my opinion.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Although the tasks I was given were not top priority in the project, I still had fair amount of responsibility throughout the placement.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The internship benefited both my academic studies and personal development. The placement was very relevant to my studies which I found very useful. I have also improved my personal skills that will be useful in any situation

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Although everyone is always busy with work and working in a professional environment, we still manage to have a lot of fun.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • everything was very well organised and I was able to start work from day 1.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • This is not hugely relevant to my position, however I had all I needed during the placement.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I definitely think this is where I want to work in the future and will definitely apply for the Graduate Scheme in the company.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Always plenty of people to talk to or go out with. Great atmosphere.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • About average I'd say. Typical prices of any other place I lived in.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not too great of a choice but always something going on and people were always willing to go out.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I can't answer since I haven't actually looked for things to get involved in. There are however many gyms and leisure centres in the area and the company has activities to offer too

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Engineering, Information Technology, Science/Research, Design

25th July 2014


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