Public Sector Audit Internship: My First Week

From what I thought and who I met, to what I did and where I went, this blog gives a pretty comprehensive account of my first week as a public sector audit (PSA) intern at the London Euston office. Although your experience won’t be the same, I hope this gives those soon to join Grant […]

24 July 2017  |  Guest blogger
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Six tips from six interns

As us Audit interns in Euston started our internship three weeks before those in other offices we thought we would each give a quick insight into what we’ve learnt so far and helpful tips for those who have just started the program or for those thinking of applying in the future. Introduce yourself: Make sure […]

19 July 2017  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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The Application Experience

I’m Ivaylo, and I have recently been offered an Intern position in the Corporate Tax department in the Glasgow office after successfully passing all the stages of the recruitment process. A lot of people ask me how I went about each stage, so I thought it would be helpful to share my experience with you, […]

01 December 2016  |  Guest blogger - Trainee
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Intern v Graduate – Do Interns go to college?

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

13 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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Intern v Graduate – Talent 16 for interns?

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

11 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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Intern v Graduate – Different priorities

14 months ago, back in June 2015, I prepared to join the Public Sector Audit team at Grant Thornton. By this time, I had already applied to be a part of the Spilling the Beans Intern Takeover Team and so wrote my first blog ‘The Weeks Before I Joined Grant Thornton’ which gave an insight […]

10 October 2016  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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How to Apply for Work Experience…

So you’ve decided to apply for work experience at Grant Thornton and you’re asking yourself what’s the application form like, will it take me ages? The good news is we’ve shortened our application form considerably; it really won’t take you long. Step 1: create a profile Top tips   1)     When you tell us about your […]

05 September 2016  |  Chris G
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Takeover 2016: PSA Fact File

Personally, I never used Spilling the Beans more than when I was preparing for my final round assessment centre at the Birmingham office. So, rather than creating a day-in-the-life blog as many of my colleagues have already finely done in far better style than I am capable of, I thought it best, on a rainy […]

08 August 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: Our Summer Internship experience in Reading

As part of our development and goal setting as interns, myself, Rebecca and Stephen decided to write a blog expanding and reflecting on our experience of joining Grant Thornton for 6 weeks over the summer. We all agreed that Spilling the Beans was an extremely useful tool in finding out information about the application process and […]

04 August 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: Away Day at the Velodrome

Hi all! I’m Jess and I’m an intern in the Entrepreneurial and Private Client tax department at the Euston office. A few weeks ago the tax and audit London interns, along with the full time members of their respective departments, were invited to spend the day at the Lee Valley Velodrome for the Audit and […]

25 July 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Takeover 2016: Can Bradenham be beaten?

The workshops were great and the people even better. The best part of my internship so far. I have just spent the last two days at Bradenham, Grant’s Thornton training centre in Buckinghamshire. My course was called ‘Developing your Business Impact’, but this was just one of the things I learnt during my stay. The […]

20 July 2016  |  Takeover 2016
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Life in Audit: An Intern’s Perspective

Hi all. I was motivated to write this blog so that I can provide a true and accurate reflection of what Grant Thornton is like as a firm, all from the fresh eyes of a current intern. I have just graduated from University and know far too well the confusion of the graduate market and […]

06 July 2016  |  Guest blogger
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The PSA Series: Applicant to intern to graduate

I’m Helen and I joined the Public Sector Audit (PSA) Manchester team on the graduate programme in July 2015, having completed a three month internship the summer before. I guess if you’re on this blog you’re trying to find out more about public sector audit, and whether it’s for you? Hopefully this blog will give […]

30 March 2016  |  Guest blogger
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A Conversation with… The CEO part 5

The conversation with the CEO comes to an end. Watch the last episode of the series where we get to know more about Sacha outside of work. Sacha talks about her favourite books,  favourite music, her dream three course meal… and as a bonus, tells us about her dream three course dessert. Thanks to everyone […]

27 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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A Conversation With… The CEO part 3

A conversation with… The CEO continues! In part 3, Sacha gives some advice for people considering applying to the firm, as well as giving some advice for those wanting to progress through the ranks at Grant Thornton.

17 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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A conversation with… The CEO part 1

The Spilling the Beans intern takeover team recently had a chance to have a conversation with the new CEO, Sacha Romanovitch. In part 1, we asked people around the Finsbury Square and the London Euston offices what they thought of the new boss. More video’s to follow!

10 August 2015  |  Mass Ndow-Njie
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