Summer Scheme Student at Savills

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
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Savills is a Top Employer

2.7/5

The Role
3.6
The Company
2.4
The Culture
1.9

Role Description

Carried out policy appraisal for private developments, researching UDP and emerging core strategies. Produced planning appraisals for major retailer. Drafted pre application letters for private developments. Submitted planning applications. Researched site and area history of developments.

The Role

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

The work I was given was interesting.
4 /5

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

Colleagues seemed to be pleased with the work and found it helpful.
3 /5

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

The team were supportive.
3 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

A good balance of work.
4 /5

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

Sufficient levels of responsibilty.
4 /5

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

The training was useful for my future career.
5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Average office environment.
3 /5

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

Good variety of work.
3 /5

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

Good exposure to the company.
2 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
2 /5

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

3 /5

The Culture

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

3 /5

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

1 /5

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

Don't know.
1 /5

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

Too many external activities organised.
3 /5

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