HR intern at Nestlé

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
York Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Human Resources

7.9/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

10 week summer internship

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

8/10

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.

7/10

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!

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Quite busy during the whole internship, just not as busy in the end.

8/10

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.

6/10

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.

8/10

The Organisation

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.

8/10

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

It was very well organised.

9/10

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

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

7/10

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

Very appealing!

9/10

Social

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

Yes!

9/10

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.

7/10

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

Quite nice! Nice bars

8/10

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!

9/10