Work experience - mainly baised in applied sciences at Lubrizol

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Belper - Hazelwood East Midlands
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Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Chemical Engineering Chemistry Engineering

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8.9/10

About You
9.0
The Organisation
8.3
Everything Else

9.8

About You

Role Description

Very fun and interesting the people are all very friendly.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I enjoyed the work experience very much as the work they do is very interesting and the staff are all really helpful and welcoming.The week i was with them for I found very rewarding as it was good fun and I have learnt a lot.

9/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt valued because the work that i carried out was normal tasks the staff would of had to do and the people there were very kind to me.

8/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

I had lots of support because I was always with somebody and the staff were all very supportive and friendly.

9/10

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

The information I have learnt was useful and beneficial to me because it has gave me an experience in a hopeful future job environment.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The insight I think was very structured as there was always something for me to do and to be getting on with.

7/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

The atmosphere I think was great as the staff are all really nice and get along with each other and they are all very welcoming and friendly.

8/10

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

Throughout the week all the work was explained to me and in great detail.They made sure that I learnt about what the company do and they gave me a great understanding of the work carried out by allowing me to shadow staff members.

8/10

8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

They showed me various roles within the company and the work they carried out.They let me carry out various tasks and showed me all the correct safety procedures which is a very important thing for a company like Lubrizol.

9/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

I now understand what the company does how it does it and even the history on the site.

9/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I think now I would like to go into a Chemistry based job as the placement was great fun.Also the job fascinates me very much and it has helped me on choosing the correct career path.

9/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

I was on work experience so I wouldn't be paid.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Yes I was with different employees every day and at lunch times i ate with them as well.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

There was several opportunities for staff to meet each other and they all sat with each other at lunch.

9/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Yes I know that the employees regularly meet up outside of work and they hold a yearly charity event.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes definitely it was very exciting and the people are all great.Also the food was very nice.

10/10

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