Finance Intern at Travelport

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

6.9/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

5.2

The Role

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

Really enjoyed it and getting to meet lots of friendly faces around the building

8/10

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

Felt an actual part of the team, helping the team to reach deliverables on time.

8/10

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

Always somebody to help or talk to if needed, either by manager, mentor or other colleagues

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

relatively busy, good balance of work day-to-day

8/10

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

Good level of responsibility in terms of producing own work, and then higher priority work would be checked over by managers

7/10

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

Gained useful personal skills such as presenting and communicating which could be used during my final year, also system specific skills that might be used in later job roles.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

friendly and welcoming.

6/10

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

Well organised in terms of how the programme would run over the course of the year, involving workshops and allowing for shadowing opportunities.

8/10

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

Provided with the opportunity to participate in Intern workshops and also to attend different insight sessions and personal development sessions

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
8/10

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

Not many graduate opportunities here.

3/10

Social

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

went out together sometimes after work, participated in Social Club activities together

5/10

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

Didn't live in Langley but other interns said not much in Langley but easy links to Windsor and London

5/10

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

Not much to do in Langley itself, but plenty of pubs and bars in Windsor which isn't too far.

3/10

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

Social Club provides opportunities to get involved in different activities such as go karting, bowling, chocolate making, bubble football etc.

8/10