Intern at Airbus

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Newport Wales
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Computer Science

7.7/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

6.8

The Role

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

Great experience, has provided me with lots of opportunities to learn and to apply some of the knowledge I'd gained in my first two years.

9/10

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

Treated the same as any other member of the team.

10/10

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

Supported by managers when I needed clarification on tasks. Supervisor walked me through processes such as how to write technical reports for the company.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Initially slow, but after settling in, always had tasks assigned to me or could support a colleague with their work.

8/10

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

Was given a high level of responsibility. Had the opportunity to deploy software, and to interact directly with clients.

10/10

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

The development tools I've learnt how to use on placement will allow me to develop and debug my final year project.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Open plan office so it was easy to communicate. Quite happy to use headphones when completing work. Lots of interesting discussions.

7/10

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

They'd had interns previously, and some initial tasks and a handover were arranged for me.

8/10

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

Gave me plenty of time to get up to speed with technologies. Experienced developers were more than happy to spend some of their time going through code/tools with me. No formal training.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
6/10

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

Global organsiation, lots of different divisions and a well established graduate scheme

7/10

Social

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

Interacted regularly with the other interns over lunch

5/10

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

Lived in a student area near my University. Very good cost of living compared to friends who moved to places like London.

10/10

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

University area so had access to the students union and all of the nightlife in the city centre.

10/10

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

Only informal events organised by my team

2/10