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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I have enjoyed my placement immensely, coming in to work everyday has been a joy. Working with Disney has not only provided me an amazing employment position but an opportunity to make long lasting friendships with some amazing people.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The structure at Walt Disney encourages teamwork and personal development - myself and my colleagues are very supportive of each other.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I have regular one-to-one sessions with my managers where I am offered any support as necessary.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • In my particular position I have been very busy, with each day providing new challenges. I am a part of many projects and feel that the time I spend each day is valuable to the team and the project.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I have been afforded a great deal of responsibility, owing partly to my background as well as my skills. There have been projects where I have been lucky enough to take a lead role, being responsible for not only the projects success, but the satisfaction of the users and customers each project affects.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The exposure to different roles and departments will be invaluable. Aside from my role as business analyst I have worked as a project manager, delivered presentations, facilitated workshops and also provided high level communication.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atmosphere is collaborative and supportive. Teams are made up of very intelligent, savvy individuals with a great sense of humour to boot.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The initial setup is well organised and efficient. From my own personal experience, once I knew my role I was able to manage my own time and responsibilities.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The placement itself has provided constant opportunities to develop skills, there have also been opportunities to attend courses and exhibitions relevant to the business.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very! I would happily return to the company.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There are many placement students in the company, for the most part they are able to socialise initially and make new friends.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The area is London. Need I say more.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Around the company building itself there is a friendly atmosphere and lots of nice pubs around the river.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • People at work often set up activities for those who are interested in trying new things.


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

22nd April 2015

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