Application Engineer at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£10,000 - £11,999
Roles
Engineering

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8.8/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Working on the company's software

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my time, the people in my department were great and made my time there really fun.

10/10

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

I was treated like any of the permanent staff in the company. The people who were in my department and those who were responsible for my internship put a huge amount of effort in to help me fit in.

10/10

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

There was always help and support there if I needed it but they also let me get on with my work with no interference.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always work that I could do.

8/10

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

I was always given work that suited my skill in the software, not how long I had been there. Near the end of my internship I even gave a demonstration to a boss of a possible new client.

8/10

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

I was trained on all of the engineering software that the company makes.

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was fantastic. I looked forward to work in the morning.

10/10

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

The company was well set up for interns and graduates.

10/10

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

I was given the same training as permanent staff.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

I am currently contemplating an offer for another internship next summer, if I decide to stay in the software industry I will definitely return to Delcam.

8/10

Social

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

There was always company events or non-official social events going on. There are a lot of graduates working for the company so there was always something to do.

10/10

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

It is Birmingham..

7/10

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

Again it's Birmingham...

9/10

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

All the time.

10/10