HR Intern at Standard Life Aberdeen

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

8.6/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.5

The Role

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

The internship is really enjoyable with a good level of challenge.

9/10

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

My team is very helpful, however they could ask more help from me.

8/10

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

The guidance from my manager was clear and leaving space for independent work as well,

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Since I manage my own workload, I try to plan my time efficiently.

10/10

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

I was given the topic for the project and soem starting data, but the main responsibility to develop research was left for me.

9/10

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

Report writing is a very valuabel skill, it will even help me at my last year of university.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My team is very focused as their work is challenging, so I can understand them not having fun.

5/10

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

We as interns were always took care of and felt like a community with weekly development sessions for everyone.

10/10

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

People were happy to meet me and share their knowledge, my supervisor invested her time in guiding me, and there are also training resources online.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare/Dental
7/10

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

The atmosphere and wide mixture of positions in this company looks attractive.

10/10

Social

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

Social life is great during this internship, other interns are really friendly.

10/10

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

Edinburgh is definitely not the most expensive place to go out.

8/10

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

We have a wide choice of clubs, and Fringe festival provides great shows.

8/10

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

People were meeting and doing things outside of work.

8/10