Understand more about Big Data and the Technology sector by gaining a deep insight into the work we do, and problems we can help our clients to solve.
In this complex, internet enabled world which operates 24/7, clients need our help to understand how data can drive greater insight, improve their business performance, and make them more competitive.
Big Data represents a fundamental shift in business decision-making. Our clients are used to analysing internal data like - sales figures, staff levels and stock counts. Now they’re increasingly under pressure to analyse external data too. Understand customer sentiment through social media, competitor performance in local and global markets, and the supply chain risks and opportunities.
By using Big Data and Data Analytics we can help our clients generate incredible opportunities and gain competitive advantage.
Our 2018 summer work experience vacancies are now closed. We will open 2019 vacancies in Autumn 2018. Please join our talent network to stay in touch with updates.
Choose to join us in Belfast, Leeds or Birmingham. Our Big Data Summer Camp’ is a week-long, paid internship that will help you to:
Understand more about the Big Data and Technology sector
Learn theoretical and technical techniques used
Work on real client challenges and case studies and simulations
Gain a deep insight into the work we do, and problems we can help our clients solve
Learn how big data is stored, processed and used
You’ll also develop much more than just your technical and data skills. Our case studies and interactive exercises will provide you the opportunity to build relationships and use your initiative to solve problems
On this programme, we’ll welcome you with a quick introduction to PwC and our Technology practice, set you up on your laptop and give you an opportunity to meet other people doing the placement with you, helping you to make friends from the start. From then onwards, you’ll dive straight into the exciting world of Big Data and Data Analytics. Each day will be different, you’ll learn from some of our experts in this fi eld who’ll give you an insight into how the skills you’re developing are being implemented to help ourclients use their data to gain a competitive edge.
No matter what background you're from or what subjects you're studying, we'd love you to join us. This is your chance to take the first step towards an incredible career in Big Data and Technology.
Currently in year 12* and studying for AS levels or equivalent
Interested in taking your first steps towards a career in Big Data and technology
Available for a week during your summer holidays between years 12 and 13 from either 24 or 31 July
You'll need to be on course for a 96 UCAS tariff at A level (excluding general studies)
You’ll need to have achieved a GCSE grade 4 in Maths and English
Previous work experience is not required
You need to demonstrate a clear passion for technology and data
Please note we don't provide accommodation or travel expenses to and from the base office
* Year 13 in Northern Ireland
We're committed to supporting applicants through our process. To ensure everyone has the best chance of being successful, and to enhance social mobility, we offer additional coaching for applicants who attend a state school AND meet one or more of the following criteria:
If you're eligible for this additional support we'll contact you to invite you to a coaching day near you and offer you ongoing support from application through to assessments.
If you're not eligible, then don't worry, you can still access support online and through your local recruitment team and we'll communicate with you throughout the process to ensure you can access the tools to help you with your application.
We'll use your responses to the equal opportunities questions in your application to determine your eligibility, so if you would prefer not to disclose your social mobility status, simply answer 'prefer not to say' to these questions in your application. This personal information will not be used for any other purpose than to determine your eligibility to attend a coaching and selection day and will not be used to make recruitment decisions.
“I wanted to thank you for running such a great week, I loved being a part of the PwC community and it was a very informative week which has certainly inspired me for the future. I was hoping that either yourself or Humaid may be able to provide me with a reference, as I hope to use this for my UCAS and any future job opportunities. This would be greatly appreciated.”
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