Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
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7.4/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Project within the Investment Management group and additional firm project

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

The work was quite varied and interesting in a friendly office

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Treated like a 'real' member of the team throughout

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

The placement was fairly well structured and also had freedom to explore areas of interest - ideal.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I wa often able to work at my own pace directed towards my own interests

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Tasks within teams meant that my work was usually checked as a matter of course but I was largely responsible for managing my own time

6/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

V useful presentation skills and other workshops

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly and supportive

8/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Arrival was well organised and i was given a laptop and e-mail, some training was less well organised

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Training time and time of management meant I felt valued

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Great organisation with friendly atmosphere and people

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

We were quite scattered but all were very friendlt

6/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

I didn't pay rent and although London is expensive for socialising the money is good

7/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

It's London, so busy but good until you realise you've missed the last tube

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Everyone was friendly but there weren't that many out of work organised activities

7/10

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