Technolohgy intern at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Computer Science

9.0/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

I implimented SharePoint into the Change and IT process, for internal use wiothin SLI

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

It was extreemly fun both inside and outside the office

10/10

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

we were given our own projects and treeated like any other employee

10/10

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

we had weekly meetings to discuss progress

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

it varied, but there was always something to do

8/10

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

a lot, I was expected to present to various members of the management team

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 did an IT placement although I do engineering, but I still learnt a lot

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

v.friendly and helpful staff, that gave you help although were very busy

9/10

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

weel, there were several learning sessions set up just for interns

10/10

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

a lot!!!

10/10

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
7/10

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

very

8/10

Social

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

very good, we were all put up in furnished accomidation

10/10

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

okay not to bad for a city

8/10

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

great

10/10

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

a few mainly drinking bases

8/10