Internal Audit Services Intern

by AstraZeneca

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I worked 9-5 Monday - Friday. My days usually started with meetings with my line manager to review tasks to do. We had training for any new tasks and then we worked on them. I was able to have many meeting with different people across the team to learn about their roles and backgrounds.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learned a lot more about financial auditing and some accounting terms. Developed my excel skills, was able to collaborate with professionals.

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

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I always had tasks to do and some training to do when there wasn't any new work. My manager was always available to give me some more work. The controls I worked on were very meaningful and essential for the company, I learned a lot about AstraZeneca from the internship.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • My manager and all the IAS colleagues were always happy to help and offer support

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture at AstraZeneca was amazing and really supportive. As a student, working in a multinational company I felt very included as part of the team

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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed this internship and would 100% recommend anyone to apply as you gain a lot of transferable skills. I only wish it was longer than 6 weeks

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

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

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

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to AstraZeneca
  • Make sure you know about the company and always ask questions, people are always willing to answer and love when you ask questions!

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Internship (1-4 Months)


East of England

September 2021

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