Supply and Operations Team at Unilever

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Logistics and Operations

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8.1/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

I really enjoyed my time at Unilever. everyone was really friendly and welcoming. The work was challenging and kept me busy all day every day.

9/10

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

Everyone was so welcoming and inclusive. I felt valued by the team.

9/10

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

This was the one part of the placement that was not amazing. I was not given a huge amount of guidance as to how i was doing however i asked a lot of questions and they were always ahppy to answer them.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was always busy!

9/10

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

I was given a huge amount of responsibility. Much more than I was expecting. I was in charge of suppliers and had European market demands to fullfill every wek.

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 learned so much from this placement. I learned how to manage my time extremely efficiently and learned how to get the best out of every person in a team as everyone has a role to play. This will help me in group work tasks at University.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

there were about 30 people in the office so there was always something going on which made working at my internship enjoyable. There was constant laughter which made the environment very nice to work in.

9/10

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

The process to get onto the internship was very well organised, however once i was working at the internship it wasnt clearly set up as to what i had to do. I made aims and objectives which i checked over with my line maanger and then kept setting myself more challenges as I went along.

7/10

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

I wanted to get more involved in marketing so i asked the company if i could talk to people in the relevant departments about it and they were more than helpful. They said tat this internship was as much to help them as much as it was to help me.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare/Dental
7/10

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

I would really like to work for this company. I like what they stand for and the way the company works. I have applied for the graduate scheme.

8/10

Social

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

Yes we all became really good friends and still stay in touch.

9/10

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

I was living in my University house so it wasnt costing me any extra.

8/10

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

Very good, especially as I knew the city well as I go to Uiversity there.

8/10

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

Yes there were competitions top get involved in and staff days out.

8/10

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