Audit Intern at BDO

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Internship (1-4 Months)
Baker Street
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The Role
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Role Description

A Summer intern working specifically in the financial services audit stream. Working on client sites and in the office on a variety of clients and different jobs.

The Role

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

The experience had great exposure and insight and was very interesting.
5 /5

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

I feel valued by my colleagues as they want me to reach my full potential.
5 /5

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

Everyone was very supportive in making sure I felt comfortable with the work I was doing and understand the work I was undertaking, always taking time to answer my questions.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The work load tended to be varied some days were very busy others were not.
4 /5

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

I felt that I was given a lot of responsibility as my work was made to feel important and key to the projects I worked on.
5 /5

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

I believe that all my skills were enhanced in a positive way as everyday I was given the opportunity to expand upon my knowledge and skillset in a variety of ways.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was a great atmosphere of inclusivity.
5 /5

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

Everyday I had a plan and understood the work I would be partaking in.
5 /5

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

The company made an effort to develop my skillset.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
2 /5

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

I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would love to work for the organisation full time.
5 /5

The Culture

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

I felt that I had good interaction with fellow placement students and it allowed us to bond.
5 /5

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

Commuting to work and buying food was very expensive. but the company have taken measures to help this depending on the office location.
1 /5

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

There appeared to be a good nightlife.
4 /5

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

There were many opportunities to be involved in activities outside of work such as volunteering and social events.
4 /5