Discover EY at EY

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Hounslow Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Auditing/Tax

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10.0/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

10.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Discover EY was a very organised virtual event. It gave me a great opportunity to learn more about EY and Tax. I was able to pick up extremely valuable advice on how to perform at the summer internship and how to develop key skills. The highlight for me was the panel session as it gave me a true insight on what it is like to work in Tax at EY.

10/10

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

I felt extremely valued and included during the virtual event. Despite it being a virtual event all of us were included in the discussions and were able to constantly ask questions. This allowed us to get a better insight into EY. Many thought provoking areas were discussed where we were all required to reflect upon ourselves and engage in an open discussion about our experiences.

10/10

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

I received a lot of guidance and support during Discover EY. I gained a great insight into many diverse sectors of Tax allowing me to learn more about what I would be looking forward to in a career in tax. I also gained a lot of valuable advice on how to stand out and perform well in the summer internship.

10/10

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

A lot of information was shared on how to build confidence and resilience which is a key skill that will greatly assist me in every aspect of the future. I gained a lot of information on the different sectors in Tax for example the difference between direct and indirect tax which will enable me to make a well informed decision regarding my career choices.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The insight was very well structured and all the events were interlinked allowing us to draw parallels between the different information we received. The well structured event allowed me to capture important information easily. There were well timed comfort breaks allowing me to reflect upon the valuable information I received.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Even though the event was virtual, the comments from the EY staff made the atmosphere sound very welcoming. One thing which particularly stood out to me was EY's hot desk policy. This policy gives you a great opportunity to extend your network and get to know different people within the team regardless of their level.

10/10

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

10/10

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?

10/10

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

The insight was extremely helpful and allowed me to greatly understand the company's culture. I was intrigued to learn about how diverse EY is and some of their future targets. For example one of their new public targets is to double the proportion of female talent in the UK partnership to 40% by July 2025.

10/10

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

I gained a great insight into many diverse sectors of Tax and how they work for example I learnt about the differences in the roles of direct and indirect Tax employees. This will enable me to make well informed decisions regarding my future career choices/paths. I also learnt more about what I would be looking forward to in a career in Tax.

10/10

Other Information

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

It was a virtual event therefore I did not incur any expenses.

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

Despite it being a virtual event I got the opportunity to hear from many employees of EY all at different levels. There were many different employees ranging from partners, senior managers to new graduates who were once in my position. This gave us an insight into what we could achieve through Discover EY.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

10/10

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

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I would highly recommend this insight to a friend. It was a wonderful opportunity to develop key skills and expand my network. I gained a deep insight into EY and Tax which will greatly assist me in future career decisions. Discover EY was an incredibly helpful event and therefore I would definitely recommend it to friends.

10/10