Business Change and Technology intern at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Information Technology

9.6/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
9.4

Socialising

10.0

The Role

Role Description

IT Internship in the Global incident response team - no technical skills required.

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

Very enjoyable

8/10

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

Treated like a member of the team by everyone.No stigma of being an intern

9/10

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

Amazing support from everyone

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Lots of work but well supported and judged

10/10

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

Was managing an 11 project proggramme but had enough support that i was overawed

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Invaluble proffesional and life development

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Hard working but still social

7/10

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

Everything organized ready for my arrival, straight into work. Social events also well organized

10/10

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

Anything i needed i got

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
10/10

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

Great company to work for

10/10

Social

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

Life fwends made

10/10

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

Standard Life covered the accomodation, so although Edinburgh isnt that cheap it made it so with no rent/bills

10/10

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

Capital city, Fringe etc

10/10

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

Hockey + football played outside of work

10/10