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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.6
  • The Culture
    3.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The placement has been brilliant. I have gained so much practical experience and confidence in myself and my abilitys in the lab.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was immediately given a lot of responsibility, this made me feel like my work was appreciated. It felt my team were confident in my ability's.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had lots of guidance and support from my manager and my team. If I ever had a question I felt comforatble asking for help.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was constantly busy, I enjoyed managing my time between the lab and office. I often asked for additonal work on the more quiet days.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given lots of responsibilty to complete my project.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I feel the experience here will really help me in my final year and in the future.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office was very friendly, everyone is willing to help.

    3/5

  • 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?
  • 4/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Travel loan

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Many activities, days and evenings out were arranged outside of work. In the student group as well as with work collegues.

    3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Science/Research

South West

21st August 2014


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