Summer Vacation Student at Deloitte

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Internship (1-4 Months)
Nottingham East Midlands
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£18,000 - £19,999

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The Role



The Role

Role Description

Helping to draft emails/letters
Work shadowing graduates who explain through their work
Going to client meetings and taking the minutes
Preparing tax packs/compliance files
Researching potential clients
Researching clients

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I really enjoyed the whole scheme but there were some times where I didnt have much to do so I workshadowed other graduates.


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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Everybody in the office is amazingly supportive which includes the partner who even though busy will answer questions and help when asked.


3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Everybody was willing to give guidence and support with any queries I had and explained things clearly before I was allocated a task.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There are periods of quiet time as I didnt have the correct level of knowledge to work though computations alone but there were other


5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I was given a similar level of responsibility as other graduates when it came to drafting letters/emails and phoning HMRC with queries.


6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I learnt a lot about the general office environment and lifestyle as well as communicating with different levels of employees and asking for help. I think the core skills such as teamwork have been used in a different context alongside more technical knowledge.


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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office atmosphere was great when the graduates were not at college. With fewer people in the office it was still fun but a bit quieter. But definately I enjoyed the atmosphere the most of all.


8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

I cannot explain how well the internship was structured. They have thought of everything from the buddy system to expenses and socials. A*


9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I would say it was more about the other employees who invested their time in talking me through their jobs and trying to help my understanding of their roles and the general workings of the firm.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I am currently waiting for a final interview in the London Office



12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Although only a small office the employees are very close knit and it was great to work in that environment where everybody knows each other. Again due to the size of the office there was only one other placement student who I spent a lot of time with which was great.


13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was the same as university as I lived in my student accomodation.


14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

The nightlife in Nottingham is normally great but without many students it is a different atomsphere but there were good opportunities to go out with the office.


15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

There were a few social events organised by the office.


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