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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

Role Description

Spent 3 weeks in Corporate Tax and ERS. Got a flavor of the work completed in these offices such as tax comps, ers compliance work and going to meetings

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was really exciting. I was able to work on lots of interesting projects.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My work was valued and I quickly felt like a member of the team


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Guidance and support were very forthcoming with meetings everyday.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was very busy which was good


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given lots of responsibility which helped me learn


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


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone was very friendly


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was very well organised with a clear structure


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was was given a week of training before starting work and had extensive training on the job


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very good!


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, we played football once a week


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Lived with parents


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


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Sport and meals


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Auditing/Tax, Information Technology

14th September 2012

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