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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 really enjoyed being a brand ambassador for Deloitte. The placement was the length of an academic year which was just the right amount of time. It fit in well around my studies and I was able to attend careers fairs as well. I thought the Training Day provided by rate my placement was excellent and I developed a lot of new skills with this placement.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I really enjoyed meetings all the other brand ambassadors and we got on really well on the training day. However as we all went to different universities and worked alone, I did not really see them after that.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • A lot of guidance was provided by Eileen and the team. We were in contact through Facebook and email and if I had any doubts I could ask her and receive a reply within the day.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It varied depending on the campaigns that deloitte were doing at the time - some weeks were a lot busier than others, and some weeks I didn't need to do any promotion.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I feel I was given a lot of responsibilities, including attending events, data capture, distributing leaflets and marketing materials.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • This position definitely will assist me in the future. I now have experience in promotion and marketing, as well as social media, data capture and communication skills.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • N/A - I wasn't in an office.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Fairly well organised but there were times when i received leaflets too late in the post so the campaigning was not as effective. This happened a few times.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • On Campus Promotions invested a day in training us and it was very well run. This included background knowledge of the firm and opportunities, social media promotion and a very interesting session run by Penny Blake.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Car

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    International Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home

    Healthcare from home


    Travel loan


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The prospects are appealing but I was not employed directly by Deloitte but by On Campus Promotions.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • No as I did not see the other students again.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • N/A - worked at the university.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nottingham nightlife is very good and varied.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • No as I was only their Brand Ambassador.


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Placement (5-9 Months)

Actuarial, Auditing/Tax, Business Management

East Midlands

8th June 2015

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