Software Developer at TopCashback

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Manchester North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Consumer Products/FMCG

6.7/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

5.0

The Role

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

It is very enjoyable. Only negative point is it turns into a routine life; day in and day out same lifestyle.

7/10

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

At TopCashBack, you are valued. Friendly Environment.

7/10

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

Probably not as much as I hope to receive. This is good as it turns you into a responsible worker.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Everyday is a busy day, New type of work daily basis.

8/10

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

A lot.. Relayed on heavily, considering you're only placement students

8/10

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

It is a training period. Develop real life skills and a proper understanding of a working environment is gained.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly, Chilled enviroment. Getting work done is priority, but atmosphere informal.

8/10

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

Organised without any confusion or issues.

9/10

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

n/a

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Above 25 days holiday
5/10

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

Very!

8/10

Social

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

n/a

7/10

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

Average cost of living and socialising.

6/10

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

No Night-life in Horwich, as everyone is in Manchester!

1/10

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

Summer Social, Christmas Social

6/10