1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
Excellent placements. Real, neccesary and important work. Great support.
2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
The fact that our work was really neccesary to the company meant we were highly valued. The graduate scheme here is well respected.
3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
Our graduate manager and his team were excellent, couldn't have asked for more support.
4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
Just enough work to be interested in whilst having time for graduate activities too.
5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
Real projects, real results.
6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
Its completely changed my degree choice, I wish I'd been here in my first year!
7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
Organised, efficently run, well managed.
9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
They must have spent Â£10k on training courses for me and I'm not even here on a permanent placement. They place a real value on effective training and put you through everything you need to do your job.
10. What were the perks on your work placement?
Healthcare from home
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
If i can, I'll come back. Well paid and exciting stuff available.
12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
Really good graduate community, never a shortage of things to do!
13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
Awesome, provided that you like Barrow!
15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
The community involvement and charity challenge schemes are well established. You're almost frowned upon for not taking part!