Human Capital Management Internal Communications and Marketing at IBM

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
South Bank, London
Review Date
Roles
Management Consultancy

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3.1/5

The Role
3.8
The Company
2.2
The Culture
3.3

The Role

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

4 /5

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

4 /5

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

5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

2 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your 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?

5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I worked on a virtual team, so only ever saw a colleague once a month. Although I knew there were lots of people on the phone / internet to talk with, it was still pretty lonely.
1 /5

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

5 /5

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

3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
2 /5

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

2 /5

The Culture

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

There are about 40 placement students in the office I work in and we've all become good friends.
4 /5

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

I went deep into my overdraft every month. I am looking forward to being a student again as I'll have more money!
1 /5

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

Although expensive, the nightlife in London is awesome.
5 /5

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

4 /5

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