Summer Intern at EY

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Bridge Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.9/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

I was part of the six week summer internship scheme

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

I really enjoyed the internship, it was great to be given some responsibilty too!

8/10

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

Everyone was very friendly whilst being very supportive and grateful for any work I completed.

8/10

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

Everyone i came across was very helpful.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I suppose sometimes one has to be pro-active and look for work which was part of the learning process, but mostly i was very busy.

8/10

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

I was given far more responsibility than i would have imagined, and really relished this.

8/10

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

For my degree I cannot see my skills learnt being particularly useful, however I am sure they will help me with my career choice.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I really enjoyed the 'open plan' feel of the office.

9/10

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

Everyone had planned every day for us in perfect detail and our HR contacts were always very ready to answer any questions.

9/10

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

The first week was dedicated to training and senior managers and even partners took the time to explain complicated pieces of work.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
7/10

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

I feel confident I showed myself in a good enough light to be offered a job in a few weeks time.

8/10

Social

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

We were always going out for drinks or other activities like paintballing which were great fun.

8/10

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

London is very expensive, especially in central areas!

9/10

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

A capital city is always going to be exciting and buzzy.

9/10

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

I did not hear about many of these oppurtunities though my placement was only for six weeks.

3/10

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