Student at EY

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
London Central London and City
Review Date
Accountancy Auditing/Tax

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About You
The Organisation
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About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

It was well structured and interesting and everyone was friendly and open to questions.


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

It did feel like because we had gotten to this stage having passed the application, we were valued as competent, pontential employees of EY.


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

Althought recieving overviews of each of the service lines of EY, there was not much guidance in exploring which would be best for each person but that is a personal choice that would probably require more personal research. During the activities of the programme we did recieve enough guidance to be able to complete everything with some confidence.


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

As it was only a 2 day course we did not really have time to build skills but going through the case study and preparing two presentations definitely gave valuable insight into the application process as well as the work required. They did also give us advice on how to procede from here with our careers and internships.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Although we did not always have time to ask all questions, there was not too much rushing and we finished at the times that were told.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

All the student and the employees were very open and friendly.


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

We did not have much time to develop skills and for the company to invest in our development.


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

All the speakers focused on portraying how it is working for the organization rather than their day to day work which was good as it applies for any role.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

The company culture and emphasizing their friendly-ness was definitely a focus for all of the speakers.


10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

It gave a good overview of how it is to work in different departments but not much on the actual work involved which would require further research.


Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

It was an option to be reimbursed expenses or be accomodated at a very nice hotel but I did not need to be.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

There were very many networking opportunities with people from all service lines.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The speed networking event was a little chaotic and overwhelming, it was difficult to really think of questions you had for the different service lines when they were all straight after each other and so rushed.


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Some employees talked about different organizations or groups but not really.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

If you are interested in tax and assurance or even other service lines at EY I think it was a great opportunity to learn about the culture.