Elliott Davis ENVISION Internship

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5.0 of 5 stars

#1 Internship Experience
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Getting to know everyone and seeing so many things that I learned in school be put into practice.


Downers

That it didn't last longer.


Advice to Potential Interns

The people and culture at Elliott Davis are great. The work experience is fun, but also challenging, which creates the perfect combination.


Sample Interview Questions

My interview consisted of getting to know several of the employers at Elliott Davis. In conversation, they asked questions, such as:

"What are your plans for the future, over the next year, 5 years, 10 years."

"What type of organizations are you involved in and what do you do within those organizations."


Advice to Management

My experience was great.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Incredible Learning Experience
Charlotte, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The high level clients I was allowed to work on with the full time staff members. The year end trip to Charleston. The philanthropy projects we were allowed to do throughout the summer.


Downers

I do not have a response for this item.


Advice to Potential Interns

Get involved, meet new people, and have fun!


Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time when you had to work with someone who is not thought of as "easy to get along with".


Advice to Management

I enjoyed all aspects of the program, I am not sure I can say there is a specific area that needed attention or could improve.


Would You Recommend

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4.9 of 5 stars

Get experience in accounting with a firm that has great people, huge growth potential, and a great work-life balance.
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Getting quality hands-on experience with real clients while working around friendly people. The activities planned for interns that included social events and community service events were terrific.


Downers

One thing that would strengthen the internship program is to have more formal feedback throughout. For example, having each intern meet with someone to learn how they are doing as a whole would be good.


Advice to Potential Interns

Absorb as much as you can. Be friendly and introduce yourself to people around the office.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

A wonderful summer, learning more than I thought possible and having a great time doing it.
Greenville, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

All the really fun summer activities that made me feel like I wasn't missing out on my summer. Being given challenging work that kept me interested.


Downers

Research was my least favorite part of the internship although I understand that in the field of accountancy research is required in order to keep up with new rules and be able to solve all the different issues you are confronted with on a daily basis.


Advice to Potential Interns

Learn as much as you can, stay organized, work hard, and don't be afraid to ask questions.


Sample Interview Questions

So what made you want to work for Elliott Davis?

Why do you think Elliott Davis would be a good place to work for you?

What will you bring to the company?

What opportunities can the company provide for you?


Advice to Management

Management of the company could not have treated me better this summer.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Transformative
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The best aspects of the internship were the people I worked with, flexibility with my hours (especially during school), the amount of information I learned, one on one guidance, accessibility to high ranking coworkers, and of course, wonderful pay.


Downers

The only negative I can say about the internship was the lack of work at certain points in the internship. Some days I didn`t have work to do, but I was able to study for the CPA exam or my classes, which isn`t a bad deal at all. More or less grasping at straws with this one.


Advice to Potential Interns

Meet as many people as you can, develop relationships with these people, and pick their brains as much as you can. There are so many people at this office who relish the opportunity to help mentor you and guide you.


Sample Interview Questions

I was actually told to ask them questions, which is often more useful in learning about a potential employee. Students are trained on what to say more often than not. Having the potential employee ask questions is more revealing than a cookie-cutter answer supplied to them by an institution.


Advice to Management

Keep doing what you`re doing.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

This is a twitter question and I hate twitter.
Richmond, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

People.


Downers

Too short


Advice to Potential Interns

Take the job


Sample Interview Questions

Didnt interview


Advice to Management

Better communication between offices


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

A well rounded intership with lots of opprotunities to learn while being surrounded by great people
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Through the internship, I was able to learn a lot and now have real world examples to take back into the classroom. The people are what make the firm a place where you want to work. They are very supportive and willing to help.


Downers

The internship was a really good experience. There were times when I wish I had more work to do.


Advice to Potential Interns

Elliott Davis has a great environment. The internship program has a lot to offer and is a great opportunity. Everyone is very helpful and willing to take the time to sit and train you. They have a vested interest in your future and want to see you succeed.


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars

Public Accounting Summer Camp
Charlotte, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The character building, networking opportunities, and real life experience.


Downers

I enjoyed every part of my internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

Great firm to work for because they truly care about their employees.


Sample Interview Questions

Why Elliott Davis?

Give me a time when you faced a difficult situation and how sis you handle it?


Advice to Management

I believe the firm needs to diversify and recruit heavily from other universities besides Clemson and USC.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Superior Company Culture, Superior Work Experience
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I would say that my exposure to Elliott Davis's company culture and their employees were the best aspects of the internship. An employee told me during the internship that public accounting is basically the same wherever you go, so you really have to enjoy the company culture and the people you work with. I really believe this to be true and Elliott Davis really proved to me that their company culture fits well with my personality and I enjoyed everybody I got the chance to work with.


Downers

There was nothing that I would change about the internship experience. I am sure that if I did have an issue, management would have quickly taken my suggestion and changed anything that I did not like.


Advice to Potential Interns

I would tell a prospective candidate to be prepared to work hard, but also be prepared to enjoy their time at Elliott Davis. Through countless socials, lake days, beach trips, and kayaking trips, there is always something fun to look forward to. Even though I was working, I had a blast because I enjoyed the work I was doing and everyone that I was working with. Elliott Davis really values their employees and it shows in everything that they do.


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5.0 of 5 stars

Accounting Firm Redefines Corporate Culture
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Experience, training, office environment, networking


Downers

The scheduling was a challenge, but the company is aware of this.


Advice to Potential Interns

Don't be afraid to show interest in a particular area of accounting. It will only set you apart from the group and make you an asset to the company sooner rather than later.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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