Systems Engineer


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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Best job to date. Allot of responsibility, decision making tasks. Respected member of the team.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Colleagues have shown me great support and i feel very welcome, am now a acting member of the team.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Managers given guidence and stated what they expect of me. Suitable tasks assigned.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Always something to get on with, not too much overtime.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Enough responsibity to be a respected member of the team.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Numerous skills gained even at this early stage, professional behaviour, teamwork, quality of reports, presentation skills.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Training cources available, need to be suitable for department.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Parties / some sort of social event most weekends


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Lived at home


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nightlife in Portsmouth is great!!


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Sports & Social clubs


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Management, Computer and Systems Engineering, Customer Service, Design, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering

South East

September 2010

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