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9.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2019)
"Enriching with a steep learning curve."
8.9 / 10
9.3 / 10
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8.6 / 10


  • Interns get exposure to important and ongoing projects while working on tasks that will actively affect these projects.
  • There is a good amount of autonomy given to interns but support is there if needed.
  • The culture is friendly and interns are invited out to social events.
  • Hours are not too strict so it’s possible to keep evening arrangements reliably.


  • The size of the company can make some people feel overwhelmed.
  • Some would like more company-wide social events for interns to interact with each other.
  • Not all offices allow movement between departments.
  • Several interns would have liked the internship to be longer.

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"Brilliant, eye-opening, educational, sociable and encouraging."

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