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Training

7.9 / 10

(based on 21 ratings in 2015)

2015

"I wasn't great at coding when I started the internship and I got a week or two to work through a C programming exercise book and get up to speed, which I thought was good."
Intern, Enfield
"The best skills I picked up were along the lines of how to work in a real software development team – how to share my ideas, how to ask questions etc."
Intern, London
"I was required to learn Ruby on Rails for my internship. My manager was very familiar with the language and was able to help whenever I had a question."
Intern, Edinburgh
"The company trained the interns a lot beyond strictly what we were working on. My manager and mentor gave me frequent talks on areas to do with telecoms and software engineering beyond just what I was doing. There was a 3-day hackathon organised for the interns and weekly talks at lunchtime for interns on a wide variety of topics, from how the low level hardware of a computer works to how documentation for software is produced."
Intern, London
"I was taught the programming language I would need at the start of my internship. Also, there were talks on a variety of topics."
Intern, London
"During my internship I learned Ruby, Perl, a bit of C. I also received training on communication and presentation skills."
Intern, Edinburgh
"I was given constant support while learning the C programming language. There were frequent tech talks aimed at interns to describe the technology behind both the company's products and of the internet in general."
Intern, London
"For my work I received a strong background knowledge on the products Metaswitch sells as well as knowledge on networking and on how to write in HTML."
Support, Intern, Enfield
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