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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • 4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 5/5

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


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The amount of work was adjusted in accordance to how successful you were.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had two projects. The first I was given relatively little responsibility for, and was guided through. The second I was primarily in charge of, with my manager checking in only now and then.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The programming experience gained will be very valuable, and this was a very good way of learning it.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • This varied from team to team. In general my team were fairly quiet compared to others, although this was mostly a matter of the personalities involved. I did get on well with my colleagues and we did find time to have a laugh during the day.


  • 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?
  • A lot of my manager's time was given over to helping me develop.


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

    Company Parties/Events


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • They are definitely looking to employ from their internship program.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Subsidised company houses made the cost of living lower than it would otherwise might have been in London


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 1/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were lots of lunchtime activities


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Greater London

21st August 2014

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