Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • During my time with my team, I was involved in several M&A projects. I was responsible for conducting market research for an upcoming client pitch and then condensed my research for the pitch itself. I also took on a project management role where I helped team members manage communications and meetings for due diligence for an upcoming acquisition. I was responsible for overseasing email communication and keeping documents up to date with relevant information


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • i have learnt alot of technical skills about the M&A industry. Previously, I was unsure about specific jargon and how deals were conducted, but throughout my time i learnt so much about the industry which was useful through various courses and communcation with my team. I also developed my professional skills, particuarly my professional communication skills, since I was responsible for some work that would be presented to clients as well as keeping on top of communications


  • 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?
  • during my induction, I got a real in-depth insight into KPMG and their business. I learnt about their values, business model and various internal initiatives which was very helpful in augmenting my understanding of KPMG and learning more abotu the business. Since the induction was conducted with interns from various departments e.g tax, audit, deal advisory etc, I was also able to learn more about the different role available at KPMG and how they differ to what i was doing


  • 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

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Throughout the scheme, everyone I met was super friendly and approachable. From my induction, I was able to learn about KPMG's culture more intimately and learny more about their various d&i initiatives and wellbeing activities, there was a profound focus on remaining mentally healthy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic which was something I appreciated. Everyone in my team itself was super friendly and encouraged me to reach out with any questions I had


  • 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?
  • It was a fantastic experience and I would reccommend KPMG to anyone thinking of going into professional services. What stood out to me what the high quality of work that my team did and the approachable nature of the people, it was an enjoyable place to work with an emphasis on my own personal and professional development. The chance you will have of getting industry insight combined with real life work experience is unparalled and something I enjoyed


  • 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 KPMG
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to KPMG
  • I obtained my internship through a first year scheme, so I reccommend any first year student considering to go into professional services to apply to first year schemes as it will provide you with a great start. Research your industry and role well; as there are so many roles available to you, be clear on what is it that you enjoy e.g tax, audit, deals etc and see how KPMG remain competitive within that area


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Auditing/Tax, Accountancy

Central London and City

27th July 2021


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