• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

I attend the Black Heritage Insight programme lasting one week offered by BDO. I gained valuable insight into accounting, business and all services offered by the firm.I attended panels with employees and staff at BDO going through their career path. I was given advice on how to improve my skills and CV and the whole experience was nurturing. I really recommend it.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • I spoke with employees from all walks of life and from different panels. They showed us how the company works, and help us connect with the participants. They explained the different streams of the business and how we can get involved in the future. They gave us advice on how to improve ourselves and skills. They gave us great CV and career advice.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Cv, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, communication

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • I understand what BDO offers to their clients and their customer-oriented approach.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • People are themselves and promote this ideology. They want to develop you to your full potential and encourage you to be your best self

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed it and also made new friends that I met outside the programme

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BDO
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BDO to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BDO
  • That they should be open, participate to gain from it, ask questions and learn.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Business Management

12th July 2021

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