audit intern at BDO

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
southampton South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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This review was written using a previous version of questions that were updated in 2013

BDO is a Top Employer

7.7/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

Not only did I get to work on real clients, the atmosphere in the office was great and everyone was willing to help and get you involved in social events

9/10

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

Getting involved in the social events gave me the chance to get to know people on a more personal level

8/10

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

managers and supervisors were always willing to help, and feedback was given on all work completed - including points for improvement

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Through the internship I was busy working on real client projects

7/10

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

7/10

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

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office was nice and relaxed and everyone having a joke with each other

10/10

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

7/10

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

we were given a week of training in Birmingham as a whole group before we were sent out to our individual office

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

7/10

Social

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

everyone got on well and made an effort to get everyone involved in activities

10/10

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

everything was reasonably priced and finding accommodation close to the city and office was easy

10/10

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

5/10

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

got involved with the national BDO football league which was a great way to meet staff in other departments

7/10

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