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Rating

3.2/5
  • The Role
    3.7
  • The Company
    3.2
  • The Culture
    2.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I had a great time working for HP at OCP, I would highly recommend the role!

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • All supervisors and management, as well as HP employees, were always supportive and treated me like a valued colleague. They were always interested in what I was getting up to and it felt like they valued my efforts.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My supervisor gave me a load of ideas and expectations at during initial training. Througout the year support was available when needed and I was also randomly given different tasks to complete, which was good to bring a fresh approach to my campaign,

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The campaign takes place over the course of the academic year, so you were busy depending on when your activities took place.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Entire responsibility for a campaign at my university!

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • My degree was in Advertising and Marketing Communications, so it provided an ideal opportunity to put what I've been learning into practice, as well as provide further experience, useful when applying for employment.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • N/A

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was organised well. We were provided with all the materials required to build a successful campaign, as well as regular updates of our progress and what was expected of us throughout the year.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They gave me the opportunity to build my own marketing campaign, providing me with great contacts at HP to assist me, ensuring that I never felt isolated from the company I was representing!

    4/5

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

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • N/A

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Other students at the HP training day and especially those met at the RMP awards were all very easy to get on with, and I made a few friends at both!

    4/5

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

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • N/A

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • N/A

    2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Advertising, Marketing

South East

9th June 2015


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