Summer Tax Intern at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Auditing/Tax

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9.5/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Assisted in various areas of tax:
1) Corporation tax,
2) VAT,
3) Private client work,
4) Capital Allowance work,
5) International tax.

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

Throughout my time at BDO, I thoroughly enjoyed both the work and social side that was on offer.

10/10

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

Every person made a big effort to make sure that there was plenty of work for you to complete and that you were enjoying the experience. After a few days you felt like you had been there for a year!

10/10

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

If I had any problems all I had to do was ask questions. My buddy was brilliant and the counselling manager made sure that I was making the most of the experience.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

If you had any problems with lack of work, all you had to do was ask for more and it would be provided extremely quickly.

9/10

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

Compared to previous work experiences, this gave me the most responsibility.

9/10

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

Definitely, useful life and office skills picked up during the experience.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Unbelievable banter! Everyone in the office is extremley nice and friendly.

10/10

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

From start to finish, the process has been brilliantly organised.

10/10

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

A lot of time and effort is invested in you during the internship.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

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

It would be brilliant to work for the firm.

10/10

Social

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

Yes, got to play a variety of sports and the interns all got along nicely.

10/10

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

Pretty cheap but there are cheaper places than Manchester.

7/10

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

Again, Manchester is pretty good for nights out but their are better!

8/10

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

Loads, you can do as much as you want. Usually sporting events at least once a week.

10/10

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