Audit at KPMG

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.9/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

7.2

The Role

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

Enjoyed the internship

8/10

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

Felt valued by all colleagues I came into contact with

10/10

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

Given support and guidance throughout the internship by supervisors on all projects that I worked on

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was reasonably busy most days however there were some days when there was less busy . Was then good to be able to complete the online training.

6/10

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

Given a reasonable amount of responsibility on all the projects I completed.

6/10

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

Skills I developed will be useful in my career and for the remainder of my degree. The training I received will be useful for my future career.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Was a good atmosphere. Mix of more serious work and more relaxed conversation

8/10

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

Was well organised; had been assigned clients to work on for the entire duration of the internship. However, on one of the clients there was less work for me to do.

7/10

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

Received lots of training. More formal training during the first week and less formal training on the job during the remainder of the internship.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

Very appealing. I hope to receive an offer for the graduate scheme.

10/10

Social

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

Yes, attended a number of social events with other colleagues and placement students. Provided a good opportunity to get to know other people at KPMG.

9/10

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

I lived at home so was same as normal.

7/10

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

Good.

5/10

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

Were a number of social events that vacation students were invited to.

8/10

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