School & College leaver opportunities

Our School and College Leaver programme is a real alternative to university, if you're interested in a career in Assurance, Consulting, Deals or Tax


Get your career off to a Head Start by joining one of our school and college leaver programmes. Find out more about:



You’ll earn a competitive salary while you could study towards a professional qualification designed by employers and professional bodies from across the sector. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied, challenging clients or internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials.

Traditionally, there has only been one route when school comes to an end. University. Degree. Career. But things have changed. The world of business is changing, and there are now many professional opportunities available to you straight out of school. Our opportunities are designed to help you develop your business skills while completing formal training and studying towards qualifications, alongside real client work with support from us all the way.

Find out about our school and college leaver programmes as well as Flying start and our work experience programme below. 


You’ll get the opportunity to work with clients in a range of different industries.

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You'll help clients looking to buy a business, sell all or part of their business, refinance or list on stock exchanges.

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You’ll come up with answers to all sorts of important business questions.

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You’ll get to know everything about new tax developments and legislation.

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Flying Start degrees

If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, our Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds.

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Business insight week

Spend an action-packed week in a PwC office of your choice during your summer holiday – meeting our people, experiencing the work we do and making new friends.

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