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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.8
  • The Culture
    3.0

Role Description

I spent two weeks each with the agency and valuations teams, working closely with different levels of seniority throughout the department. I worked on numerous schemes, carrying out a range of tasks from finding comparables, lots of excel spreadsheet work, attended meeting on and off site, producing property particulars. I spent one day at a residential auction where I carried out telephone bidding.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I loved the company, however, would just like to now take a more rural route than commercial

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Some more than others

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • went through phases but always had something to do

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Particularly on the day of the auction, while bidding on behalf of clients on the telephone

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • 5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • 4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I was given the opportunity to meet with heads of departments in the area I would like to go into, rural, even when not based in the office I was working in.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 4/5

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

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

11th October 2010


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