Europe Commmercial Finance at Travelport

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Langley South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy Auditing/Tax Financial Management

6.3/10

The Role
6.5
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

4.8

The Role

Role Description

Variance analysis commentary on Other revenue and Opex streams in the company.
Reporting on data for members of the team to use in their work

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

The internship was a very enjoyable experience, and was useful in developing both academic and professional skills

8/10

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

If I completed work to a good standard then the recipient of the work was appreciative in their responses.

7/10

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

Help was always available if needed.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Workload was very cyclical so had times of full workload but also times where there wasn't much to do.

6/10

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

I got given more responsibility as my time went but felt as if I could've taken on more responsibilities

6/10

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

Some of the skills I have learnt at uni were transferrable

4/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I really enjoyed the team environment I worked in, was very motivating working in the team.

9/10

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

There is a good intern programme set up which is well organised with useful sessions outside of normal work.

8/10

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

There were lots of training sessions aimed specifically for the interns to help our professional development.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

There is no graduate scheme so was only really an internship to develop the individual rather than set them up for working in the company full time

2/10

Social

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

I spent time with some of the interns in my spare time regularly and gained some good friendships but there was never social events outside of work spent with all the interns.

6/10

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

Was quite expensive to go out socially but I found accommodation that was quite cheap.

4/10

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

There was very little to do in my area.

1/10

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

The work had a social club that had regular activities outside of work.

8/10