Corporate Citizenship Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hammersmith
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4.3/5

The Role
4.8
The Company
4.2
The Culture
3.8

Role Description

CSR role at Walt Disney Company Ltd.

The Role

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

The placement has been fantastic. It offers such an insight into the business and CSR.
5 /5

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

Everyone in the building is so lovely and friendly. You are not seen as an intern but as a full time employee.
5 /5

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

There is plenty of support given to interns. You have welcome days and tours. My managers were exceptionally approachable and willing to help.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Each day varies but there are always jobs to do from 9-5.30.
4 /5

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

I wish given a lot of responsibility which included hosting events on my own.
5 /5

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

The internship has provided me with a great insight into how CSR works and the relationships involved. It has shown me where I would like to go in my graduate job. The job has widened my knowledge of charities and shown me how a business works across many lines of business.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office is very friendly and everyone is approachable. People do work very hard but there is a great social side to the office too.
5 /5

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

The internship was set up well with introductions, hand over notes and meetings.
5 /5

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

You have to complete various training modules at the beginning of your internship. Over the year you may not receive specific training but you certainly learn how such a big business works and the rules and guidelines.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
5 /5

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

If you work hard and make the right contacts then there is always a potential opportunity to come back to the business.
4 /5

The Culture

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

There is a great intern group that regularly meet up for lunches or evenings out.
5 /5

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

The office is based in Hammersmith so living is rather expensive, the same with going out!
3 /5

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

There are some fantastic pubs along the river that are beautiful in the summer!
5 /5

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

There are opportunities to fundraise and take part in corporate events.
3 /5