Financial Services Audit at Grant Thornton

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.9/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

Challenging work and gained a useful insight into the company and life as a graduate.

8/10

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

I was given lots of responsibility and respected by my colleagues.

10/10

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

I was given a mentor as well as a people manager, outside of my team I worked on projects with which allowed me to broaden my network.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, my team did not struggle to find jobs for me to do

9/10

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

Vast amounts, I essentially worked as a first year grad.

8/10

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

Hugely

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was a very positive and social atmosphere. People were welcoming.

10/10

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

Very well structured and well-established.

10/10

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

I was set up with many e-learning tasks as well as a study trip away to focus on the development of my presentation skills.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
10/10

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

Very, there are many opportunities on offer and they are all very interesting and reward ones.

10/10

Social

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

Yes we were encouraged to engage in social activities with other interns from all over the UK, which the interns enjoyed hugely.

9/10

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

Drinks are £6-8 and lunch is similar.

6/10

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

Very good, lots of bars and clubs around.

8/10

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

Yes, sports as well as social events.

8/10