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5.0 of 5 stars

A great real-world experience that will lead to many opportunities in the future
Charlotte, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people, culture, and work environment were great.


Downers

The hour long commute through traffic.


Advice to Potential Interns

Do not let this opportunity pass you by. I had a great experience with this company.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Elliott Davis's Envision is the best internship available for students looking to go into public accounting.
Charleston, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The culture


Downers

I loved it all.


Advice to Potential Interns

Definitely pursue a internship with Elliott Davis because the company is green and the truly care about their employees. Also, the internship program includes much more than just doing client work. An intern gets to meet with all the positions in the company through lunches and happy hours. There is also a beach trip at the end to hang out with inters from other offices which is a blast.


Advice to Management

Everything was done perfectly.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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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.


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5.0 of 5 stars

Envision was an excellent welcome into the accounting profession.
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The work environment, the people, the experience, the activities and bonding, the learning.


Downers

The only con to my internship was that it didn't last longer.


Advice to Potential Interns

Elliott Davis is an excellent firm to intern for. Don't worry, they don't expect you to know how to do everything already, but are very willing to help you learn.


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars

Rewarding, Challenging, Informative
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

We actually worked on client work !


Downers

I had no complaints!


Advice to Potential Interns

I felt like I was important to the firm.


Sample Interview Questions

I participated in a recruitment event and did not have to go through a formal interview.


Advice to Management

Nothing


Would You Recommend

Yes


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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

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 internship taught me more about public accounting than any college class ever could.
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The experience gained from this internship is parallel to none. Elliott Davis doesn't make you go out and get coffee or make copies or do any of the other jobs that don't give you accounting experience. Instead, Elliott Davis throws you into the world of accounting with staff level work that you will be doing when you get out of college, which what all college graduates need in an internship.


Downers

I didn't like the fact that I didn't have the chance to get much client one-on-one interaction. I know this is because I don't have the experience yet but I still feel like it would have been great to do that.


Advice to Potential Interns

Elliott Davis is an organization that really takes care of you. They offer great benefits, pay and have a great family atmosphere within the office as well. You get to travel a little and you are not just sitting at a computer desk all day. I would recommend Elliott Davis to anybody wanting to pursue a career in public accounting.


Advice to Management

The one thing I think Elliott Davis could do better is to take the time to implement some kind of training before you are sent out to a client on an engagement. This would make interns ask less questions to seniors on the job and make the billable hours to client decline significantly.


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5.0 of 5 stars

Want the salary and client experiences of the Big-4 employees with the community of a smaller firm? Check out Elliott Davis!
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Pay, team building activities, happy hours, mentorship programs, community service.


Downers

Sometimes there wasn't work for us to do.


Advice to Potential Interns

Elliott Davis actually upholds the promises it makes, such as competitive salaries, career development and mentoring, work/life balance, etc.


Sample Interview Questions

Tell me three things you do outside of the business school.


Advice to Management

Training for the interns needs to be revamped. The days spent in Greenville were pretty much useless because it was too much technical information all at once. Technical training should be done on the office level so that interns can learn the procedures of various offices while working on actual clients. Additionally, each office should think harder about what work they have available for interns to do. If you only have enough work for 2 interns, don't hire 5!


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5.0 of 5 stars

It was perfect. The perfect balance of fun and learning.
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people we got to work with.


Downers

It was too short


Advice to Potential Interns

Don't judge Elliott Davis because they aren't big four. It's a great place to work


Would You Recommend

Yes


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