Summer Vacation Student - Rotation Scheme at Deloitte

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Newcastle North East
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Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy Auditing/Tax

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8.2/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

3 weeks in audit and 3 weeks in tax.

Spent my time doing a wide variety of tasks from testing revenue, checking invoices, learning about the businesses and doing tax returns.

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

Thoroughly enjoyed my internship, learning about the company and the job.

8/10

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

SVS students carry a cheaper charge out rate so staff were always pleased when you could do work for them.

8/10

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

Staff answered all questions, were pleased to help and all work was reviewed and pointers were given.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

At times there was not much to do, but mainly there was plenty of work to do.

7/10

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

I was given the same work as a normal graduate would be given, so about the same as a full time new start.

8/10

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

Wont really be much use for my degree other than a reference, but social/work/workplace skill are good to have and I would feel OK going into the office next year now I had the experience and skills so its useful for sure.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Obviously it is still an accountants office but the people were good, and there was time to talk and have a good few laughs.

7/10

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

Pretty well organised. I was shuffled around the departments to where the work was which was good.

8/10

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

I felt they invested a lot, in time and money. The top people took time out to talk to me. There was an expensive induction weekend, which was good to meet other students etc. They definitely invest resources allowing you to enjoy and learn from your time there.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

Looking forward to starting work next year.

10/10

Social

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

I had 3 other students with me. Enjoyed socialising with them, plus the three day induction event was amazing for meeting and networking.

8/10

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

There are plenty of cheap restaurants, bars and pubs. It is hard to find somewhere to live for only 7 weeks but is cheaper for longer term.

7/10

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

It is famous for good nightlife.

10/10

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

I played football, went to work night outs, and even did karaoke.

9/10

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