Business Restructuring Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Bristol South West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.3/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

4.8

The Role

Role Description

Working within the Business Restructuring department, dealing with paperwork an queries etc relating to insolvencies.

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

I actually enjoyed going into work!

9/10

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

Made me feel so welcome and like part of the team already!

10/10

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

Always given support whenever it was needed.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Generally kept quite busy with work with the odd lull when there was not much that someone at my level could do.

7/10

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

Given as much responsibility as i could have been given the nature of the proffession

7/10

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

Skills I have learnt have more applications in life than the first year of my degree!

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Serious when needed but in general it was enjoyable and fun

8/10

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

Reasonably. Were a few admin problems but i think that was just because it was the first year this internship was run

6/10

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

Invested a great amount on training courses in london etc with the other interns

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

I am waiting to hear whether i can do my placement there but if i can i would love to go back.

8/10

Social

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

I was the only one in my office, but whilst we were in London there was!

5/10

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

Normal as i usually live in this area anyway.

4/10

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

Normal as i usually live in this area anyway.

4/10

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

Yes such as football tournaments, drinks etc

6/10

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