Finance Assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Windsor South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

8.2/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.0

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Amazing year

9/10

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

Everyone made me feel very welcome throughout

9/10

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

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Working as part of a small team I was given much more responsibility than I would have in a larger company

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Skills gained throughout the year will greatly help me throughout my last year of uni. My placement has made me much more driven to get a 1st degree

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great atmosphere - open office and everyone is friendly

9/10

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

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Extra training was provided focusing on finance theory in order to help us upon returning to university and to keep our minds in that way of thinking

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
5/10

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

Great career progression - Golfbreaks recognise and reward hard work.

9/10

Social

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

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

7/10

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

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

8/10