1. Does the internship relate to your coursework?
Yes! I am currently following the Bachelor of Commerce course at the University of Malta and this is my first year. What I learn during my hours of work¸ helps me to further understand what I am being taught at University and PKF Malta enables me to apply the theoretical knowledge in real life situations. I have also found the internal training sessions and presentations during my internship to be very informative and relevant to my studies.
2. Did your internship meet your expectations?
I joined PKF Malta to improve my knowledge and to gain experience in the line of work that I will be undertaking in the future after graduating from University. Working here has enhanced my comprehension of accountancy and has significantly deepened my understanding of the roles of Accountants and Auditors and of their responsibilities. This has been exactly what I wanted to achieve.
3. What did you enjoy the most during your stay at PKF?
The best thing about working at PKF is the staff and the frequent activities that are organized. It is a great and wonderful working experience as there are always new things to learn. Also¸ the work and research I do increases my awareness about the financial world and it helps me keep updated with recent international events in the business industry.
4. How has the internship at PKF affected your career plan?
My internship at PKF has helped me realise that I have made the right decision in choosing Accountancy and Auditing as my profession.
5. What’s your opinion about the working environment at PKF?
The working environment is very welcoming and makes me feel at ease. Working within such a small group makes it possible to get to know all my colleagues. Furthermore¸ whenever I have a problem or need to ask a question¸ I know that there will always be someone to help me out.
6. Why would you recommend this placement to other students?
I would recommend this internship to those students who want to start experiencing a hands-on approach to their studies and I assure you that it will be worthwhile and satisfying. Moreover¸ in such a small environment¸ you get undivided attention from your seniors.
7. What’s your overall view about internship at PKF Malta?
An internship at PKF helps you develop yourself with regards to your personality¸ capabilities¸ skills and knowledge. It gives you the advantage of being part of a small team and as you will be assigned various tasks¸ this lets you experience different sectors in the business. This is highly valuable and useful towards learning more every day and broadening your knowledge.
8. Would you provide any suggestions/tips for future interns?
It is a great opportunity to work with PKF and one which should not be missed as it is a great stepping stone to help you get where you want. Try to make your time at PKF an unforgettable one by learning as much as possible while working and socializing within a team of friendly people. Working at PKF will surely be a very rewarding experience.