E/E Product and Process Planning Student at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Oxford South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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7.7/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

5.5

The Role

Role Description

Create, modify, optimise, maintain, verify and validate E/E processes and vehicle-related production and pre-series tests and testing equipment.

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

More than I bargained for.

9/10

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

Just like a full-time employee.

9/10

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

Industrial mentor from day 1, two months hands-on training, additional training events throughout placement year.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

My calendar started to populate very quickly, but with balanced workload.

8/10

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

Same a full-time employee.

9/10

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

I managed to improve a lot of employability skills, useful for my personal development.

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Regular open-office activities and atmosphere.

8/10

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

Induction week and initial training proved sufficient as an internal framework.

8/10

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

I am currently with sponsorship for my final year.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
8/10

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

Sponsorship and hands on training give you an advantage for future employment.

9/10

Social

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

Regular get together events were organised.

7/10

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

Oxford is a very expensive city to live in.

5/10

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

As above

5/10

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

Many opportunities, but high cost.

5/10