"The term 'technical placement' is quite vague and you may at first be put into a role you don't want. For example, you may be given a tester role for a while when you want to be a developer."
Placement Student, Leatherhead
"The scale of the company meant I didn't feel like the work I was doing was particularly important. Being the tiniest cog in a massive machine can make you feel insignificant."
Placement Student, Leatherhead
"The lack of developer work."
Placement Student, Reading
"No flexibility to move roles."
Placement Student, Leatherhead


"Things were a bit disorganised to start with."
Intern, Birmingham
"Within CGI, they have a bench system, and I was on the bench for four weeks, which was not very interesting."
Intern, Reading
"My internship is located in a high cost area but wages are standard for a placement student. This means that the vast majority of my income goes on rent."
Intern, Surrey
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