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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was absolutely amazing experience, would strongly recommend everyone to do the placement.


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


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Amazing support. They help you at every step always ready to answer questions.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Pretty busy. but there were times when work was scarce. but that was very rare.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Quite a lot. was given to work on a particular project where i was work independently obviously could ask questions where they are most happy to help.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Training sessions designed for barts staff, I also attended them so could develop more knowledge.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very friendly. Always fun loving.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well organisation. was on rotational period spending 4 months in each department with set dates of rotation.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They have free HFMA training sessions for staff, which is optional and the company pays for it. where I managed to achieve a certificate for,


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Car

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    International Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home

    Healthcare from home


    Travel loan


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very good. they have graduate scheme, where it puts you forward as I have experience.


    The Culture

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


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • as it is in central london. it is pretty expensive for lunch and travel but pay was really good so didnt really feel much.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • My office was near tower bridge which is pretty popular.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Well not really.


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Accountancy, Financial Management

Central London and City

10th November 2015

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