2018 Work Experience (Oxford and Reading Opportunities)

Job Title: 2018 Work Experience (Oxford and Reading Opportunities)
Contract Type: Work Experience & Placements
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: wexp
Job Published: August 29, 2018 10:58

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for year 12 and 13 students to undertake a week’s work experience with one of the top accounting firms – apply by 7 September!

Grant Thornton is a global organisation and the fifth largest financial services firm in the UK. We provide trusted advice to dynamic businesses of all shapes and sizes. From tech start-ups to publicly listed companies; from high profile individuals to family-owned businesses We recruit between 350-400 graduates, interns and school leavers in the UK every year, and as part of our commitment to widening access to the industry, we are offering a minimum of six work placements to students across the Thames Valley area this October.

All of our work experience students will spend a week getting stuck into areas of Audit, Tax and Advisory, as well as being coached around their professional development skills. This programme is a chance for you to get a taste of what working for a financial services firm is really like, from day-to-day life to how we see ourselves contributing towards the future of our economy. This is your chance to get first-hand experience of dealing with clients across a variety of sectors.

We will be running the programme during half term, from Monday 22 to Friday 26 October, at our Oxford and Reading offices. The application process will be an online application, strengths assessment, and digital interview.

The programme is open to year 12 and 13 students who want to find out more about a career in business, and if they demonstrate the right skills and motivation on the programme, we would offer them the fast-track opportunity to be considered for our school leaver programme.

We are currently accepting applications until Friday 7 September. If you’re interested, please visit for further information. You can apply via the following links:

  • Oxford (3140 Rowan Place, John Smith Drive, OX4 2WB)
  • Reading (1020 Eskdale Road, Winnersh RG41 5TS)