Intern at National Grid

Start Date:
2011
Location:
Northampton
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£0 annually
Review Date:
May 2017

Review Score

7.3/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

8/10

For my role I conducted data analysis for a multimillion pound project. I was analysing the data from the results of the project and relaying this information to my managers.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

7/10

I learnt valuable skills in analytics. This has helped me greatly whilst at uni. I was also able to develop my team working and presentation skills in this role.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

This placement was thoroughly enjoyable and would recommend to anyone in my position thinking about working in this sector.

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?

8/10

I was made to feel really at ease in the company, the working environment was great.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

The program lacked slightly in structure and at times I felt like my managers were just finding things to occupy my time

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

7/10

I feel like the training was lacking as I was often left to sort myself out. However I do feel like this has benefited me in the long run.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

8/10

My employer was mostly helpful although in some cases I felt like more support could have been provided.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

5/10

As it was work experience no financial incentives or renumeration was provided. However this was expected.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes there are lots of opportunities such as sporting activities. This includes a football team which I was able to participate in each week.

9a. Would you recommend National Grid to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Because the National Grid is a business which thoroughly looks after their employees and provides them with many prosperous future opportunities.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to National Grid? *

I would thoroughly research the company to ensure you have a clear understanding of National Grid during the application process.

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