Summer School Programme - Audit

We are the leading accountancy and business advisory firm, aimed at mid-market businesses. In the UK, we operate from 18 offices across the country, employing 3,500 people offering Tax, Audit and Assurance, and a wide range of Consulting and Advisory services. We have exciting opportunities for School Leavers to help us deliver exceptional client service in each of these streams.

We give School Leavers all the training they need to attain a professional qualification, with extensive practical experience that includes on-site client work. We provide constant support to make sure trainees are never out of their depth. We empower our people to make sure they achieve their full potential.

Our Audit Summer School programme lasts 2 weeks and is fully paid work experience which provides high-calibre A level students with an opportunity to experience life and work at BDO during the summer between years 12 and 13.

It will give you a useful insight into our business and culture while helping to prepare you for the school leaver programme. You will be given a real taste of life at the heart of the firm, working on interesting projects alongside other school leavers and experienced professionals.

Our Summer School has helped many high calibre A Level students to weigh up their options about what to do when they leave school. Even if you take the placement and then decide BDO isn’t for you, you will have some valuable work experience and new skills to add to your CV, as well as some potentially valuable contacts. Even more importantly, you will gain a real understanding of how a professional services firm operates, which will help you make an informed career decision.

The placement typically starts from the end of July and will give those looking for a real alternative to university the opportunity to secure a school leaver role with BDO upon completion of their A levels. We have Summer School roles nationally within BDO and will aim to place you in an office of your first or second preference.

Click the “apply online” button now to go to our school leaver careers site for more detail about the different programmes, the application process and video profiles of our current trainees talking about life at BDO.

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