Systems Engineer

by NATS

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Rating

3.4/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    2.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • A very friendly atmosphere where everybody tries to help you develop and empower you to achieve more.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • It was made clear that my work was core for the department to progress in its overall goal. I felt a strong sense of responsibility to deliver. My colleagues encouraged me to ask questions and share my opinions. I felt valued and highly respected by my peers.

    5/5

  • 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?
  • There at sometimes dry times.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • 3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • A LOT of emphasis is put on training. The company wishes you to work towards chartership and becoming a chartered engineer. The training week was quite comprehensive and insightful. There were also scheduled training throughout the placement.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • 3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 5/5

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

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The company will be recruiting less people.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Very very very expensive to live in Whiteley. Near no socialising. You have to get with the other trainees and go out of whiteley to have a good time.

    2/5

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

    1/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Aerospace/Aviation, Business Intelligence, Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science

South West

September 2010


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