Audit Trainee at BDO

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Gatwick South East
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.5/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Audit work: attending client meetings, photocopying, locating files, ticking, calling & casting.

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

It was enjoyable but also challenging.

7/10

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

Everyone was really friendly and was happy to help me.

7/10

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

My manager was really up to scratch on organising things for me to do, making sure I had everything I needed and checking I was getting on OK.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always things for me to do when out of the office but not so much on the days I was in the office.

7/10

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

I was given more responsibility than I expected.

8/10

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 won't help much in my degree (as they are not applicable) but will definitely help in my future career.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Was a bit quiet at times with lots of people out on jobs.

7/10

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

There was good training and a lot of work organised for me.

8/10

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

I feel that put a lot of time and effort in to me.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
7/10

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

I would like to work here in the future

9/10

Social

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

There was 30 interns and we all got on really well and will keep in contact.

9/10

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

No different than at home.

5/10

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

No different than at home.

5/10

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

There was, although I didn't choose to take part.

7/10

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