Software Development Intern at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Computer Science

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7.7/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

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

Really nice atmosphere.

9/10

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

I was not given joke work, the work I did was useful for the team

8/10

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

Teaching and help form supervisors is really helpful

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

A good amount of work, enough to have something to do, not too much to have to stress over deadlines

8/10

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

Someone was there to make sure I didn't accidentally ruin the software, so I didn't need to worry too much.

7/10

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

The work I did is quite relevant to my degree

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Laid back and nice office, with enough productivity to not make you feel guilty chatting

9/10

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

The team had already sorted something out for me when I got there

8/10

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

I got a lot of help from the people there, and several social events took place to make sure that the interns had something to do in the evenings.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

They seem to be wanting to try new things, which is very rare in software development. So I think they are likely to keep with the times

8/10

Social

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

People wanted to go to the cinema/pub/gym most evenings

8/10

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

Center of Birmingham was where people went to go out... and it is a bit more expensive than other places

4/10

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

We went out in the center of Birmingham, which has lots of nice pubs

7/10

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

Delcam have a climbing club, which is subsidised and is really good fun.

8/10