I thoroughly enjoyed the insight at EY and I felt that I was exposed to an honest depiction of what day-to-day life at the firm is like. I found employees to be very friendly and welcoming, and there were plenty of social and networking opportunities on this insight which I found to be very enjoyable.
Very well valued. The employees that I had the opportunity to shadow instantly made me feel a part of the team and put me at ease. They were all extremely welcoming and willing to take the time out to explain whatever it was that I didn't understand. I was able to work on real cases and this made my experience valuable and productive.
There was plenty of support and guidance during my time spent at EY. I was assigned a buddy for the duration of the insight, who checked in with me daily. All of the 'leading women' that we had the opportunity to shadow were supportive and provided us with plenty of practical advice.
The skills development and information received will certainly benefit me in the future. The skills I developed include refining my attention to detail and developing my confidence to ask questions. Both of these skills will benefit me in my degree. Moreover, within only a week I feel that I have gained a lot of knowledge about the sector in which EY operates and this will benefit me in future interviews.
I found the insight at EY to be very well structured and I was able to get the most out of this insight programme. All of the activities were tailored to our needs as university students and I found there to be a good mixture between networking, skills sessions and social events.
The general atmosphere was really great. Everyone at EY wanted to make sure I was getting the most out of the programme and that made for a welcoming and supportive environment. Furthermore, I found EY employees to be warm and welcoming and this created a very sociable atmosphere within the office.
It was very evident just how much EY had invested into this insight programme. The 'leading women' took time out of their busy schedules to coach us and this was highly beneficial for my personal development. I received feedback for all projects and I also had the opportunity to talk about my experience with my buddy and a recruiter, who advised me on areas of development.
I found this insight programme to be very insightful as I was able to immerse myself in day-to-day life at EY. I had the opportunity to see first hand the projects taking place and networking with current graduates, who were open about their experiences at the firm. Overall, I was able to develop a clear picture on what having a full time role at EY would entail.
Although I was only at EY for a short period of time, I was able to experience first-hand the culture at the firm. Everyone single employee that I met was welcoming, no matter their position. Moreover, the support received and the stories I've heard truly showed the company's culture and community.
I found the content over the insight programme to be very beneficial in helping me to determine my future career path. I was made aware of the different departments and roles at the firm and I am now better placed to determine where my skills and interests lie. Furthermore, this insight has confirmed my intention to pursue a career in this field.
I was paid for my time spent on the insight programme, which covered my living and travel costs.
Yes, there were plenty of opportunities for networking and meeting other employees at the firm. Every day I had the opportunity to meet someone different and I really enjoyed this aspect of the insight programme. Furthermore, there were various social events in the evenings to network with the 'leading women' at EY.
I really enjoyed the networking and social opportunities at EY.
Yes, there are plenty of opportunities for employees to get involved in activities outside of work.
Yes, I would very much so recommend this insight to a friend!