Summer Vacation Student at Deloitte

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Newcastle Upon Tyne North East
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Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.3/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

I have worked for 3 weeks in audit and 3 weeks in corporate tax.

In audit I worked at the client's site doing testing and working for the fixed assets team (as well as various other small tasks for other teams.)

In corporate tax I have been finalising computations for two large companies. I have also done some proof reading and drafted emails as well as acquring information from the companies house website and perfect information.

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

I have enjoyed the tasks I have been set.

9/10

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

All my colleagues have been very welcoming and friendly

9/10

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

I haven't really needed support or guidance from management as tasks have been clear and I haven't needed to ask

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

For the most part I have been very busy. I have been given various different tasks I have only been quiet a couple of times.

8/10

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

I feel I have been given a lot of responsibility on my placement, doing important things to help with actual clients. I have been told that I have done some of the same things as full time staff.

7/10

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

The placement has allowed me to learn various skills which will aid me in my future career and degree. As the placement in audit and tax this links in well with my degree course and will hopefully benefit me in the years to come.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly and the atmosphere in the office was very good

9/10

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

I had buddies and champions arranged and I knew exactly where I had to be and when.

10/10

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

Deloitte cared about my development and invested time in training with various people.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I am hoping to get a job with Deloitte following a partner interview.

8/10

Social

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

There have been a lot of lunches and some nights out

9/10

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

Newcastle is a reasonable area in terms of prices for nights out...etc

6/10

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

There are a lot of restaurants and clubs

10/10

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

There are social clubs and nights out as well as lunches during the day.

9/10

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