Food and Beverage Intern at Hilton

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Newcastle North East
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Leisure and Hospitality

Connect with this company

4.5/10

The Role
2.3
Organisation
4.0

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Mainly required to serve and wait on customers while also attend to the rooms and restaurant.

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

I found the placement a struggle to motivate myself and not become bored. Ideally I would have liked more responsibility or at least more entertaining roles.

3/10

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

Other waitresses, cleaners and interns were nice but the management were a bit elitist.

5/10

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

Management weren't really interested or bothered about me. I tried to discuss my feelings with them but they didnt really listen.

1/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were busy and quiet periods which made it difficult to establish any sort of routine or mindset.

3/10

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

Nothing really. I would have liked more responsibililty would definitely have made the placement seem more worthwhile.

1/10

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

They will help a bit but can't say they'll help me massively. I have more ambition then wa realised or tested.

1/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was great fun chatting and havning a bit of fun with the other interns and staff.

8/10

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

I went to see the HR manager several times and they did seem to act on what I said but alot of the time we were left in the wilderness.

3/10

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

I met a few different hotel managers and got to travel to the hq which was exciting! Networking!

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

1/10

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

I don't know whether I'd want to work there again.

2/10

Social

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

Yes I made some great mates who I still go shopping and clubbing with.

8/10

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

I lived with some of my student friends in a student house so rent was cheap.

8/10

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

I loved the nightlife! Still do!

10/10

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

Shopping, clubbing, hanging out etc. I spent most of my time with my uni friends though.

8/10