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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    3.8
  • The Company
    3.5
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed the experience because it was different and I have never had a full time job before. I learnt a lot about Disney's technology infrastructure and this made it fun and exciting.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My colleagues were excellent mentors. They were there when I needed help or had any questions. They did not look down at me just because I was an intern,

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager provided regular one-to-one meetings with me to discuss my goals and progress. It was extremely useful for my self development.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It definitely varied, but you could work in your own pace so there was always something to do.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given the same amount of responsibility as everyone else. They encouraged me to get involved and contribute as much as possible.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Everything I learnt was beneficial and it gave me a broader understanding of technoology applications in a real life organisation. All of this knowledge will help me on my final year project.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was a laid-back, relaxed office environment.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I thought the team at Disney organised their interns very well. We had meetings and regular contact with other interns and this gave us the ability to learn from others.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • There were several learning courses available to us, all which were designed to develop your interpersonal skills and knowledge in particular areas.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Working from home

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • There are some exciting opportunities at Disney and they are keen to hire previous interns.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Our team would organise events and drinks which made it a sociable place to work.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is always expensive but it's definitely manageable. I always watched my spending.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • London has amazing nightlife if you are into it.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Disney has volunteering opportunities that you can take part in.

    5/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Information Technology

17th July 2015


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