Rating

7.9/10

58 reviews

  • The Role
    8.0
  • Organisation
    8.2
  • Socialising
    7.5

The Role

Role Description

I was working at Airbus UK as a summer placement assisting in writing technical documents in the systems department.


  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. It was an excellent internship, the work was challenging and very enjoyable.

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Everyone was very friendly, helpful and willing to help which made me feel like a valued part of the company.

    8/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. My work was reviewed regularly by my manager and I was given help if I needed it.

    9/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. I had quite a lot of work to do and was kept busy during the day. At times it was a bit slow but this is to be expected.

    8/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. The work I was given was relevant to what the company was doing and I felt like it was important.

    7/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. There were a few programs which I used and I developed a greater understanding of them which will help in my university studies.

    8/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Everyone was chatty and willing to talk to you. It was a friendly environment with a strong work ethic.

    8/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. My interview day was well organised and when I started the internship the work I was going to be doing was given to me almost straight away.

    9/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I didn't really do any training because it wasn't required for what I was doing.

    8/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    9/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. It was a great company to work for and I would enjoy working with them again.

    7/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. There was an excellent social scene among fellow placement students and we often socialised outside of work.

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. The cost of living is a little bit more expensive than other places however the cost of socialising is what you would expect anywhere you go.

    7/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. The nightlife in Bristol is excellent.

    8/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. I had the opportunity to play some 5 a side football with other members of the company and there were other opportunities to get involved in activities if you desired to.

    7/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Business Analytics, Business Management

South West

3rd August 2014

£16,000 - £17,999


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