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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 21 ratings in 2015)
"A challenging programming internship and a great social scene."
Pros: 
  • Interns feel very welcomed into the company and lots of social activities are organised outside of work.
  • Supervisors are seated close by to be available for support whenever needed.
  • Training on a wide range of skills and coding languages is available.
  • Interns make useful contributions to real projects while working at the company.
Cons: 
  • You may not be on a team with other interns.
  • Some felt that the remuneration wasn’t as high as at other companies.
  • The company-provided housing could be of a higher quality.
  • Some felt that more information about the roles and duties could be provided before the internship starts.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Training
7.9 / 10
 
Remuneration
7.9 / 10
 
Integration
8.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"I had to fill out a long online form about my qualifications and why I was well suited..."

"Interns are included in social activities, for example joining/leaving drinks, plus..."

"Hours were a standard 9.00 am – 5.30 pm job. Some days you would have to stay back..."

"I was given some tickets to Edinburgh fringe shows during my internship."

"There are three main stages of the interview: 1. Typical questions such as 'Why do..."

"I was in system testing and given a variety of responsibilities: doing exploratory..."

"The three day intern hackathon MetaSwitch organised"

"There was a fairly steep learning curve at the start."

"Insightful and useful glance into software engineering."

"The talk given at my university really stood out – they spoke about the work that..."

"I wasn't great at coding when I started the internship and I got a week or two to..."

"I feel there could be better planning around what interns are going to do as I did..."

"Pay was very good, and the company also offer heavily subsidised accommodation."

"My manager was quite busy during my internship, but this ended up not being a problem..."

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