Finance Excellence Team at Unilever

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London South East
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Consumer Products/FMCG

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6.7/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

4.8

The Role

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

Good atmosphere, and lots of extra things aside from work that made it fun e.g. Team away days, Finance Sports Day.

8/10

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

As you have your own projects to work on you do feel valued and useful.

9/10

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

If I needed it, the support was there on the whole.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days extremely busy.

6/10

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

A lot. Daunting at first but means you are valued by colleagues and you learn a lot very fast.

5/10

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

A lot of transferable skills e.g. time management, dealing with different people, working to tight deadlines.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly, happy and relaxed.

8/10

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

On the first day you're put in your team and the amount of structure depends on your line manager.

5/10

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

By giving me real responsibility they allowed me to learn on the job.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
8/10

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

Big company and lots of career opportunities.
At the end of the 12 weeks they decide whether to invite you back for an assessment Day for the UFLP.

8/10

Social

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

Good group of friends but most went home at weekends.

5/10

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

Expensive (London).

5/10

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

Leatherhead - nothing. But Wimbledon is nearby.

5/10

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

few.

4/10

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