I am part of the first cohort of the IQ-EQ Discovery Programme, which is aimed at A-Level school leavers. The two year programme is designed to give you an opportunity to work and learn about the different areas of the business.
Audit is a very rewarding career, and if you think that it may be for you then I would recommend trying work experience. KPMG in the Channel Islands offers flexible work experience placements for University and A-Level students, which will give you a good insight into the world of audit.
I didn’t start at Grant Thornton in the most conventional way. I decided that I wasn’t going to university, my A-levels were fast approaching and I had a mild panic that I didn’t know what I was going to do with myself!