Accounting Intern at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Edinburgh Europe
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.2/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

10 week internship in Reporting

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

Really good internship, lots of opportunities and nice people

8/10

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

Really nice people

7/10

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

Really supportive environment

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days very busy others not so much

5/10

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

Contributed to half year report!

7/10

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

Developed many transferable skills

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Comfortable

9/10

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

Compared to my last internship, very well organised and planned out. Lots of intern activities to do

10/10

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

They really invested in me

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

My future employment prospects are very good with organisation

9/10

Social

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

Lots of interns and intern events so you bond with people

10/10

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

I live at home so there was no cost of living but Edinburgh is a bit expensive

8/10

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

Edinburgh has a good pub nightlife, clubs are rubbish

8/10

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

Yeah lots of opportunities, even got to spend a day volunteering

9/10

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