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About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

It was really informative and I had a really good time throughout the event. Under the current circumstances, I appreciate how EY made the effort to organise a virtual event instead of cancelling it like some other companies. It was very well-paced and interactive throughout, and I definitely learnt a lot.


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

It was a virtual event, but it felt very inclusive and I appreciated how they tried to make it interactive.


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

We were given the opportunity to ask questions whenever we wanted throughout the event if there was anything we wanted to know or clarify, which was almost always answered.


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

It helped me understand the steps I should take and the necessary skills I should develop in order to boost my future career prospects, as well as the opportunities available to us which I can take. There was also a heavy emphasis on self-development, which was super motivating and helpful.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

It was really well structured, with numerous informative sessions throughout the programme which helped me gain valuable insight into the company. It was also very well-paced, with breaks in between so that it wouldn't be as tiring. The whole event lasted around 6.5 hours, but it felt like time flew by.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

The mood throughout the whole event was light-hearted and easy-going, and I could definitely tell that everyone had a good time. The organisers were super friendly and made everyone feel at ease in speaking out and asking questions. It gave the impression that the company was very welcoming and inclusive.


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

There were several sessions focused mainly on our self-development, which consisted of helpful advice as well as steps we can take to improve it. Hearing it first-hand from influential women within the company was definitely a plus.


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

We got to hear what the day-to-day job consists of from a range of employees, which gave some insight into what a full-time role would consist of.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

I think it gave some understanding of working culture in the company, based on what the panel had to say about it.


10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I got to learn a lot about the operations of the Tax service lines and the different departments within it, which helped me gain interest and considered it as a potential career path.


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11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

We met with a range of employees working in different locations with very different roles.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

We weren't given any opportunities to network, given the limitations of a virtual event and time constraints. However, the panel and speakers made sure to leave their LinkedIn and contact details so that we could connect with them with any questions or information if we wanted, which I really appreciate.


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Yes, there wasn't a big emphasis on this but we were given the chance to ask anything we wanted to know of these opportunities.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?