HR Intern at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hook Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Human Resources

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BMW Group is a Top Employer

7.9/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

5.0

The Role

Role Description

Helping out with general admin tasks and supporting projects surrounding training, annual appraisals and intern recruitment.

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

I really enjoyed my year at BMW, I was given lots of great projects and the team were amazing.

10/10

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

No one in the Group treated you as an 'intern' or beneath them.

10/10

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

Was given good support, however also encouraged you to use your initiative.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Fluctuated depending on projects, but there was always something to be getting on with.

9/10

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

Throughout the year the responsibility given was increased, however there was always someone to ask if you were stuck.

8/10

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

Having never worked in an office environment before I believe the skills I learnt here, even basic excel skills etc will be incredibly useful especially after uni

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The team I worked with were all very friendly and there was a good atmosphere in our office.

9/10

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

I had several projects planned for me to get involved in and there was plenty of work for me to do.

9/10

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

Went on a training course, also had the opportunity to go on learn @ works.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
7/10

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

It seems like a great place to work! Especially with the changing culture. However I would like to try working for another company after uni

8/10

Social

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

Lunches with the team and fellow interns. But not much social scene

6/10

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

I lived at home and commuted so never really experienced the costs of living and socialising there.

5/10

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

It was a small town so only a couple of pubs.

3/10

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

There was the football tournament which involved international travel.

6/10