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Rating

4/5
  • The Role
    3.7
  • The Company
    4.2
  • The Culture
    4.1

Role Description

10 week summer internship

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed getting an insight in the job area that i am interested in. I had hands-on projects and felt like my work really mattered

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • In the beginning I was not sure whether my input really mattered and what my colleagues thought of my work. But I got some good feedback in the end.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Sometimes it was a bit hard, with my line manager being on vacation and so on. But it was all good anyways!

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Quite busy during the whole internship, just not as busy in the end.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had my projects that I worked on independently but it was not like much could go wrong. The responsibility was enough though, keeping in mind that I was only an intern.

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I got a great practical insight into the field that I am studying and am very glad that I got the chance to expericence this in a large mulitnational company like Nestlé.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was very friendly and welcoming. But I also noticed that the whole atmosphere is a lot more impersonal in a big office.

    4/5

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

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • All the interns attended a workshop for presentation skills

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 4/5

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

    5/5

    The Culture

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

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I did not pay too much rent, but that was just because I was lucky with my house. Going out and groceries were a bit expensive.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Quite nice! Nice bars

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I lived in a shared house with other young people so I was never really bored!

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

26th August 2014


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