Customs Engineering Student at Johnson & Johnson

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Engineering Engineering

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8.7/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Designing and manufacturing custom joint replacements

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

I loved every moment of my placement the jobs i got to do and the staff were very good with me.

9/10

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

I felt valued by my colleagues and felt my opinions mattered even though i was just a student.

9/10

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

Management were good at giving me support however there were occasions where they were out of office when i needed guidance. Although i had 2 mentors who were always around which i could ask questions and receive guidance.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most days i had a lot of work to do which made time go very fast. Other times i had work but it was not urgent so i could work through it at my own pace.

10/10

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

I was given a lot of responsibility and was given my own implants to design within a few months of working with the company.

8/10

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

A lot of skills have been gained which i would not have picked up whilst at university for example my engineering skills, time management and managing tasks effectively.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was good in the office everyone was very friendly and welcoming and always up for a joke which was nice.

8/10

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

The placement was well organised however it would of been better if i had a hand over period. however this has been incorporated for the next years students.

7/10

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

I was able to go on paid training courses whilst on placement which was invaluable as i would not of been able to do these otherwise.

10/10

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
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
10/10

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

I have managed to secure a job after my degree finished with DePuy which is extremely pleasing for myself.

10/10

Social

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

8/10

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

7/10

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

10/10

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

9/10