• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Provided an opportunity to learn of the accountancy and business industry, whilst also experiencing first hand the culture and values of BDO. Learn how the company operates and helps the wider community. On a day-to-day basis, we were involved in networking sessions with other interns and provided with the opportunity to speak to trainees. Also attend lectures on the basics/foundations of auditing.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have been able to further develop my team work skills, networking and communication skills. In addition, I had the opportunity to enhance my presentation skills and also increase my confidence.

  • 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?
  • Having now be able to understand the business and different streams of service, I am now able to reflect and decide upon if this is a career suitable for me

  • 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?
  • The company's culture and values really shone through, during this insight, and they really are about ensuring not only the company succeeds, but that this is made possible by ensuring their employees succeed (and they do so by providing the opportunity to continually learn/develop, through their robust training schemes and support measures). The atmosphere was extremely welcoming and friendly, as were the people I encountered during my week at BDO.

  • 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 this insight, and was thrilled to have been able to have this opportunity. It has been a great week and could only have hoped it was longer.

  • 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
  • Be yourself and show truly who you are as a person, they really are all about their people. Allow your passion for the work the company does and the company itself to show, as they really do value the differing experiences and backgrounds of others.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

July 2021

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