Packaging designer at Unilever

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Design Graphic Design Market Research Product Design/Industrial Design

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8.6/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

50/50 split between disruptive innovation and packaging design. Involved with widespread cross category projects at a wide range of development stages. Concept genertion, development, CAD assistance and innovation, market research, trendfinding.

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

Pushed my boundries to allow me to learn and gain vital experience rapidly

9/10

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

The design team in leeds were all friendly

8/10

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

Only when absolutly needed. to make sure that I could gian the most out of figuring things out for my self

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Due to the 50/50 split between disruptive innovation and packaging design allowed for a constant flow of varied work

10/10

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

Mamjor parts of serious project were given to me handle

9/10

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

so many skills and heads up gained , which will only profit me when it comes to the rest of my studies and leaving university

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

offten group events were organised. and whole office presentations that were to do with topics outside of the office

7/10

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

a relatively new placement some areas could have been smoother

7/10

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

training gained, through exercises and personal one on one tutoring

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
7/10

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

possible not sure if i want to take that route, but it seemed as if there could be oppertunities at unilever

7/10

Social

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

Leeds is amazing

10/10

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

so much going on in leeds, is easy to find what you want and at a price you can afford.
lots of students.
accomodation relatively good depending on where you live.

8/10

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

so much!

10/10

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

lots of clubs and groups organised events, I took part in 5 aside football

8/10

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