SSC Industrial Placement at BDO

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Liverpool
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4.5/5

The Role
4.6
The Company
4.5
The Culture
4.5

The Role

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my placement year at BDO. My job role was very similar to the degree I am studying. I was able to gain valuable experience that will help me in both my degree and later working life.
5 /5

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

All the staff at BDO were very warming and helped me settle in quickly. I was assigned a 'buddy' partner who I was able to speak to at any point of the day if I was stuck. They helped me settle in really quickly.
5 /5

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

At the beginning of the placement I was given the full support of the management staff. I knew they were always available for a call if I needed I also had monthly reviews with my line manager to help will any problems I was having.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The accounts hub was always thriving and new work was constantly being assigned to me.
4 /5

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

I was able to help complete group accounts and given responsibility to ensure that work was submitted to the quality standard BDO expects and in the time frame BDO expects.
5 /5

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

The skills I have acquired during my time at BDO will be invaluable when I return to university
5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office was a good place to work. You could always concentrate on work if necessary but it was also a place where you could have a chat if needed.
5 /5

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

It was a great placement to be apart of. The setup was very professional from start to finish
5 /5

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

I was able to apply to various courses to help my development whilst at BDO, such as extra Excel training
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
5 /5

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

My experience at BDO will definitely help my employability chances when apply to graduate roles
5 /5

The Culture

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

All placement students were able to get to know each other before we started which helped us all settle in
5 /5

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

I lived at home during my placement year
5 /5

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

N/A
5 /5

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

There was after work football that was available which I took advantage of.
5 /5

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