• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We had a mixture of online training, networking sessions and assessments, for example a presentation and an interview.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have developed my teamworking skills and learnt a lot more about audit through the training. I also developed my ability to network.

  • 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

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  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was fascinating - BDO employees were open about the advantages and disadvantages and highlighted the importance of our personal aspirations and requirements in the decision to choose BDO.

  • 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
  • 4/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • BDO's culture was open. The coordinator from Early-In Careers, Egil was fantastic and made sure I felt supported at every step. I always knew what was expected of me and that I could ask questions if I needed to.

  • 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 really enjoyed the insight - the people were on my wavelength and BDO offered a lot of value for my time.

  • 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
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BDO
  • I would recommend reading up on BDO's culture and considering why it is that you chose them and not another accounting firm. This is something they definitely want you to have reflected on.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


North West

16th July 2021

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