Interior Trim Student at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Chichester South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Automotive Engineering Manufacturing

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6.9/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

The working environment was great and the people I worked with were even better

8/10

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

I think they enjoyed my personality as I tend to be happy / bubbly, but work wise my work wasn't always needed or valued

8/10

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

I was given support but I was sometimes hard to get a meeting with them or be honest with them

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days stressfully busy, other days bored.

7/10

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

Given a moderate amount of responisibility

7/10

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

My computer knowledge has grown, but not necessarily my engineering or techinical knowledge

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone I worked with was lovely and willing to help

8/10

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

they didnt really know what I was capable of the first few months so I had nothing to do, but It got better along the year

8/10

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

In regards to professionalism and standards expected of my work I was helped by mentors.

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
8/10

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

There is definitely opportunity for me to be employed here in the future

7/10

Social

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

Yes, fellow students and colleagues were willing to be social and I enjoyed all social events I went to

8/10

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

Quite expensive but we survived!

4/10

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

There isnt one in the main city but if you ventured out there were clubc / pubs

3/10

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

Yes, If you asked around for things you were interested in you tend to find activities

7/10