• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

Role Description

Scholar Scheme - working throughout University. I worked in the Tax and Consulting departments.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement and felt I learnt a lot. I have come out with new skills and it has allowed me to know what industry I want to go into.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt really highly valued by my colleagues from day one. They were very inclusive and gave me help whenever I needed it.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had a lot of support from Managers and supervisors - I had several meetings with them to discuss how I was getting on and if I needed any help.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • This varied quite a lot depending on the time of year and what Client I was helping out with. On the whole, I had something to do constantly most days.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • This increased throughout my placement as I built up relationships and trust with other colleagues. By the end, I felt I was given quite a lot of responsibility which was really great.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have built a lot of confidence through my placement and have learnt various useful skills to implement into my studies.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • I really liked each team I worked within. Everyone was really kind and there was always a good atmosphere in the office.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Overall, my placements have been well organised. However, on some occasions on my first day, there were problems with my laptop not being ready.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The firm invested a lot in me and I felt i learnt a lot through different training sessions held for me.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Really appealing. I loved working at the firm and look forward to starting as a graduate.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, I really got along well with the other placements students and have kept in touch with a lot of them.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The cost of living and socialising was high but that is what I expected from London!


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Good fun - there were numerous bars and restaurants really near the office which always had a great vibe!


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes but I didn't really look for these opportunities. I would consider to in the future.


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Placement (5-9 Months)

4th November 2019

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