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Rating

4.1/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.1
  • The Culture
    3.6

Role Description

-Helping the team prepare Valuation reports by finding 'comparables'. -Researching different council policies to find their affordable housing policies. -Various administrative tasks

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great company, really friendly and welcoming staff, interesting work.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Once the team realised what I was (and was not) capable of, they were able to set me work which was of value to them.

    5/5

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

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • How much work I had did vary, depending on when there was suitable work available. On the whole I was kept busy.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The comparables work I did was very important as it provided the team with a starting point in the valuations process.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I got a great insight into development consultancy, especially the affordable housing sector.

    5/5

    The Company

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

  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 4/5

    The Culture

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

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