Placement student at Lubrizol

Top Employer
Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby
Review Date
Roles
Chemistry

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Lubrizol is a Top Employer

3.7/5

The Role
3.4
The Company
4
The Culture
3.6

Role Description

Lab chemist

The Role

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

4 /5

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

People here are very nice.
4 /5

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

4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was in the lab almost the whole day and not much chance to have a seat
2 /5

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

In the first half a year, I am doing the works left from the old students and my supervisor. In the last 6 months, I can take more responsibility and try to figure out what to do.
4 /5

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

5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Happy and lots of jokes.
5 /5

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

Well organised.
5 /5

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

3 /5

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
4 /5

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

4 /5

The Culture

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

5 /5

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

3 /5

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

3 /5

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

A lot of different activities arranged.
5 /5