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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 19 ratings in 2019)
"Challenging but rewarding."
Culture
9.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 
Remuneration
9.3 / 10
 
Integration
9.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Interns are given a lot of guidance and training by mentors and team members.
  • The projects that interns get to work on are both challenging and of importance to the company.
  • The remuneration provided is very high for an internship.
  • The integration is good and interns are regularly invited out with team members.

Cons

  • Interns cannot choose their own rotations.
  • The size of the company can make it harder to stand out.
  • Some would like training at the beginning to last longer.
  • While hours have flexibility, some departments may ask for more than others.

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"There are many employees here with really diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights...."

"A great team with interesting tasks. A good learning experience."

"I met some employees at a Hackathon and they seemed like really great people."

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"It would have been great to have had slightly more intern group sessions in the first..."

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