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Rating

3.2/5
  • About You
    3.0
  • The Company
    3.6
  • Everything Else
    3.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The placement was very useful in giving me an insight as to what goes on there. I was allowed to view a variety of things at the placement like surgery which I thoroughly enjoyed.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • This was mainly because I was very under qualified to be working here. I didn't go in there expecting to be valued as I had nothing to offer then.

    1/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • I was offered a lot of advice which guided me towards my academic choices.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The information that I got provided helped me choose certain paths I wanted to take and therefore enabled me to advance further in those areas.

    3/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • There were a certain number of assignments during the day which I did which eventually fell into routine.

    3/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • It was fine. No violence in or around the building. everything was calm and quiet, There was always a sense of excitement around us.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I received no investment from the company, This is mainly because I didn't need to be invested in. My placement only required my presence.

    1/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • The insight was a direct windows as to how my life would would look like if I were to be in it as a full time career.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Extremely, since it is already well known for its culture. This gave me the evidence to support these statements.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • This placement helped me decide what I really wanted to do. I was initially sightly unsure as to what I wanted to do in the future but this made it all right.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • I volunteered.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • No. I was pretty much alone during the placement.

    2/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • No.

    1/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yeah. They usually have meet ups outside of work where they can socialize.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Yes definitely. I had tonnes of fun during the placement.

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Central London and City

28th August 2014


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