Date posted: 28/03/2022

Achiever programme: Alumni stories

The Achiever programme provides penultimate and final year accounting students the chance to apply for valuable paid* work experience over the winter or summer break.

This internship programme is a great opportunity to get an idea of what it is like to work in an accounting role, improve your employability and to stand out when you complete your degree.

*The salary for student placements is at the discretion of employers and does vary firm to firm.

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Hear about the Achiever programme from alumnus Ashleigh, Inzamamul, Rachel, Callum and Darshana;

Ashleigh Whitmore

Get advice from Achiever alumni Ashleigh, as she talks about the programme, her experience and what she learnt about a career in accounting during her placement over the summer break.

Inzamamul Eshan

The Achiever programme helped Inzamamul get the best hands on experience of accounting practice and to secure a permanent position at Deloitte.

Rachel Thompson

Rachel talks about walking into her Achiever programme placement with no experience or knowledge of working in a corporate environment and walking out with real hands on experience helping to prepare her for the future.

Callum Lindsay

Callum found the Achiever programme to be a perfect starting platform to get into the industry.

Darshana Govender

Darshana’s advice when applying to the Achiever programme is to showcase your individuality, what you can offer that is unique which will help you stand out to employers and be memorable.

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