Summer inter- Audit at Grant Thornton

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Bristol South West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy Auditing/Tax

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7.3/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

Was very good fun, working varied depending on job and workload but also everyone was friendly and did things out of the office so a good social side

7/10

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

Everyone was really willing to help, give advice and talk to the interns.

8/10

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

Everyone was happy to give advice and take time away from their own work to help or even to go into more detail on the broader picture to help understanding

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Really varied- most weeks was a very good balance and on a couple weeks was a lot quieter but this was out of their control

6/10

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

Had to talk to clients and submitted work that was then used in pitches, presentations and with clients

8/10

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

Good introduction to audit and also training on soft skills as well

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone got on and were friendly. Was never akward to talk to people in the office

8/10

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

All very well planned including trips to London and a few days away on training with ticket booked for you and all timetables made before starting

8/10

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

Received a good level of training to help with jobs and sent us out for a few days in a row a couple times with accommodation and travel all paid

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

Would like to return to work here

8/10

Social

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

Yes, went out most weeks and met up after work often

9/10

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

Quite expensive- Bristol prices

3/10

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

Pretty good fun- Bristol is a city...

8/10

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

Yes, various sports tournaments and trips away

8/10

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