Summer Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Reading South West
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Auditing/Tax

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7.3/10

The Role
6.8
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Do basic auditing tasks

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

Audit was a challenging job area to start from scratch. Very good experience from office work and contact with clients

5/10

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

I was given tasks that were small but either useful or vital for th audit.

7/10

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

Support was strong, but explanation/teaching of tasks was lacking.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Always busy

10/10

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

Not given overall responsibility for anything

5/10

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

Audit was not relevant to languages, but office experience and presentation experience was useful.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was very friendly.

8/10

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

Very well organised

9/10

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

Willing to spend money to give us a good experience; training was not very extensive however

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
7/10

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

Good - options for travel too

9/10

Social

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

Lots of effort made socially

7/10

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

Socialising in London was expensive

6/10

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

9/10

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

Sports and charitable opportunities

6/10

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