Summer Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Epsom Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Auditing/Tax

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8.7/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Worked as part of the audit teams, helping them to complete onsite audits of clients. The auditing could be for the year end or they could also be interim audits.

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

Interesting and varied work, that stretched the training and skills that I had.

9/10

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

The teams were always very thankful and very pleased to have you there working for them.

10/10

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

They all worked hard to develop the skills that you had.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

8/10

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

Allowed to conduct client interviews on my own and complete a simple audit of a company basically on my own.

9/10

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

Communication and interaction skills were vital.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

People were happy to come to work and were always very positive.

9/10

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

9/10

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

They gave us as many opportunities as they could manage. Making sure that we always had clients to work on and audit.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

10/10

Social

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

10/10

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

Working in around London all the time, the cost of living was always going to be relatively expensive.

6/10

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

7/10

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

8/10

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