at EY

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.9/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Working on client cases, drafting client letters, shadowing senior managers and partners, attending client meetings and conference calls, making a presentation on an industry-related topic to senior members of the firm.

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

8/10

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

8/10

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

Each intern is assigned to a counsellor. There is also a person a level higher up who can deal with issues you feel cannot be discussed with your counsellor.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It started off slow, but you have to take initiative and arrange meetings with people to sort out work to do. Then the work comes flooding in..

7/10

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

You are given important tasks to do relating to a client, and it is important it is finished otherwise, missing the deadline could delay other parts of the proejct.

8/10

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

Improved office skills, working in a team for a client, professional skills (how to conduct yourself around important clients or even senior partners)

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It is friendly enough but work gets done at the same time.

8/10

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

Lots of socials, CSR day, we were rotated between different departments.

9/10

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

We have weekly training sessions to brush up our knowledge in different areas.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

8/10

Social

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

Other interns were great.

10/10

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

London is expensive. £10 for a single in Leic Sq. Expensive but fun.

4/10

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

Great nightlife, long night bus journeys...

9/10

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

It's London, lots to do.

8/10

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