Rating

7.7/10

204 reviews

  • The Role
    8.5
  • Organisation
    6.8
  • Socialising
    7.8

The Role

Role Description

As a placement student at SAP, you will provide support for the UKI Consulting Sales department within our Field Services Organisation. You will have the opportunity to support the execution of SAP business services by providing sales support to the installed base sales team, with the further opportunity to experience and engage in selling activities – supporting SAP clients in addressing real business issues. As a student your activities will be as follows:


  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. Thoroughly enjoyable placement year. Getting up and ready for work was never a chore!

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Highly valued within the team and company with a high level of responsibility working on real business scenarios.

    8/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. I was offered a vast amount of support from my team and management, always having somebody to speak to and ask for advice made each day more comfortable.

    8/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. Consistent flow of work keeping me busy on a daily basis from start to finish

    8/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I had a large amount of responsibility owning real life sales opportunities and closing deals.

    9/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. I feel that whilst working on my placement I have gained a huge amount of business knowledge, organisational knowledge and maturity which will assist me in both my degree and beyond.

    10/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Very positive atmosphere, especially within the intern community and the team I was positioned in.

    9/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Very good set up within SAP

    8/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I was able to undertake various training courses throughout the year and by being given such a high level of responsibility, on the job training was also a key learning tool supported by my managers input.

    7/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home

    Healthcare/Dental

    5/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. There future employment prospects could be better, however it is clear within the organisation that young talent is a key focus moving forward

    5/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. The intern community within SAP was very strong with various social events organised throughout the year

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Socialising is quite expensive, however if you find the right places then its not too hard to have a good time on a budget

    7/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. There are a number of places to visit with a very good night-life not too far from the area I have been working in

    8/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. I was able to get involved in the SAP football team on a weekly basis along with being involved in charity projects throughout the year

    8/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer and Systems Engineering, Customer Service, Information Technology, Sales

Greater London

28th August 2014

£14,000 - £15,999


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