Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
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3.5/5

The Role
3.8
The Company
3.2
The Culture
3.5

Role Description

Audit Intern

The Role

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

I was given real client work and travelled to client's site most of my time. However, there were also a few very quiet days.
4 /5

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

I have the best colleagues ever - very hardworking and personable trainees who were ready and willing to answer all of my questions.
4 /5

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

My counselling manager provided me with useful feedback and guidance.
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most of the time always have something on hand. But I would prefer the work to be a little bit more fast-paced, interesting.
4 /5

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

I was given more responsibility than I expected, which was great!
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 have developed a clearer understanding of the audit work and picked up some technical knowledge and skills, which will definitely be helpful for my future career and degree.
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was quite quiet as not many auditors are in the office, but they were nice.
3 /5

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

It was relatively organised, with clear work schedules and training programmes.
4 /5

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

I received a whole week of training on technical knowledge and skills, which were relatively long compared to some other firms.
3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
3 /5

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

BDO is an appealing place to work if you are looking for financially stable job with expectable and reasonable hours.
4 /5

The Culture

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

Yes, we have social events 3-4 times/ month.
4 /5

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

Relatively expensive, as the office is on Baker street, but there are also a few food chain restaurants which provide cheaper eating options. Accommodation is expensive, but transportation is convenient so you can afford to live further from the office.
3 /5

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

Awesome. Lots of pubs and nice restaurants.
5 /5

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

Yes.
4 /5