Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.0/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Audit inten

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

I enjoyed all six weeks.

9/10

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

My colleagues treated me like a trainee, and made sure I always felt welcome.

10/10

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

My supervisors would always be able to offer assistance if I asked

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was very rarely idle, with lots of tasks to complete.

8/10

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

I was let to look complete workbooks individually.

9/10

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

My communication and teamwork skills have greatly improved.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and welcoming

10/10

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

Very well organised, with my client visits booked right from the beginning

8/10

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

We had training in the first week, which was good but did not properly represent the work that I completed during the following 5 weeks.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
4/10

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

Very appealing.

9/10

Social

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

I felt connected with interns across the country after the training week.

7/10

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

Relatively cheap.

7/10

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

Good.

7/10

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

There was a fun football tournament in Reading, but that was it.

7/10