Summer Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy Auditing/Tax

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9.9/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

9.5

The Role

Role Description

Job duties varied but generally involved tax computations for large organisations.

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

I was given really worthwhile work. Gave me a real insight into what was involved not having studied tax before. No photocopying or tea making!

10/10

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

Given a lot of responsibility and worthwile work. Often enquired into my welfare also.

10/10

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

Managed constantly checked as to how I was getting on and whether I was enjoying the placement.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Constant flow of work. Never sat around doing nothing

10/10

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

Was given resposnsibility for tax compuations. Had to be reviewed by a manager as is the case with all employees and not just interns.

10/10

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

Studying accountancy, the skills I have for example in reading accounts will definitely help me next year

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone very friendly

10/10

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

Given an appriasal pack to see how I was going throughout.

10/10

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

A lot of time spent explaining how to do things.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare/Dental
10/10

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

Already been given an offer for a graduate job!

10/10

Social

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

got on very well with all the other interns

10/10

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

Relatively cheap

8/10

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

Always places to go

10/10

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

Got involved with the football at a national event

10/10

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