Business and Systems Integration Analyst at Accenture

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London and Newbury Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Consumer Products/FMCG

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7.1/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

6.8

The Role

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

Overall I enjoyed the internship, mainly due to the exceptional people on the project who made it a pleasure to work with them every day.

7/10

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

I always felt valued by my colleagues and was given a lot of responsibility, acting as a middle man between Accenture and the client.

9/10

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

Support was given 100% of the time and made me feel truely welcome and valued in the team.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

This varied significantly due to the role. It was very dependant on testing issues at the time and due to the timing of my placement I covered a 'quieter' period of testing.

5/10

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

I was given a signficant amount of responsibility, discussing issues with consultants and managers as well as client partners.

6/10

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

Before being assigned to a client, we were given an excel training course which developed excel skills. During the role, I feel that I have developed a number of skills around organisation and communicating to clients.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I spent time in London and on client site. The atmosphere was much more inclusive on client site as everyone was in one building instead of working remotely.

6/10

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

Overall it was organised well.

5/10

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

We had a weeks training as part of the 8 week internship which was not relevant to the role but was a nice introduction into the company. We also went on a excel course which was well organised and helpful.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
8/10

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

It would be very appealing.

8/10

Social

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

On client site there was a good social scene and there were lots of events eg. Going to see a musical or company drinks. In the london office there was less of a social scene after work.

7/10

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

Travel to client site was paid and was reasonable prices.

7/10

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

Client site was quieter than what was avaliable in London

5/10

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

There were lots of opportunities advertised, though due to the split working it was hard to get as involved.

8/10

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