Bespoke Designer at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Chichester South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Design

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7.7/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

designer in the Bespoke Design department of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

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

I really love it, Rolls Royce is a great company producing the best car in the all world but everything in a nice and peaceful atmosphere. I can learn a lot more than at school, specially by working with craftsmen.

10/10

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

Really nice atmosphere in the office, a great and young team. Quick and easy integration.

8/10

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

Not a lot of guidance but a lot of projects to work on with a large degree of freedom. A lot of confidence between people.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I'm really busy but I can touch to a lot of specialties with responsibility so I never get bored or annoyed. Really exciting work.

9/10

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

More I progress in the internship, more I get responsibility so it's really encouraging.

10/10

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

I learn skills that I couldn't learn anywhere else, specially by working with craftsmen. Everything is concrete so I learn a way more than at school.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Peaceful and a lot of solidarity between people

8/10

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

I received the contract a bit late, some issues of communication with the HR at first, probably because it's a big company and there is a lot to manage. But since everything was done properly.

7/10

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

I work really hard on my weaknesses with specific work that my manager expect from me, so it's good

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
6/10

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

it seems to be possible to get a job contract after the internship

9/10

Social

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

there is a few other students in the company, usually really kind people

9/10

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

England is very expensive, specially public transport and alcohol....

2/10

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

a few pubs but everything closes early, not so fun

5/10

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

depends on you and the money you have

7/10