Working alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals, you’ll learn about our business and get exposure to a prestigious client list. You’ll benefit from extensive training and will gain a unique insight into working life at PwC.
Part-qualify on placement and you could be offered a promotion upon graduation. If your business area doesn’t carry a professional qualification not to worry - do well on your placement and you could also be offered a position to re-join us on our graduate scheme. It doesn't matter what degree course you're studying, but you must have a good academic record and be able to show how you've used your initiative and team-working skills.
You should also have thoroughly researched the area of PwC you’re applying to and any associated qualification that's involved. On the work placement you’ll get a comprehensive feel for the challenges of professional services, work with distinguished clients and benefitting from superb learning and development opportunities. Our 11-month work placements start in September and are available at offices across the UK.
Hopefully your placement will be the first step towards a graduate career with us. In some business areas, you may even be able to start working for your professional qualifications during the programme, returning to complete your exams once you've graduated. For example, if you do an 11-month work placement in an area offering ICAEW training, you can study for some of your professional exams. We’ll support you through these, and your exam passes in your placement year will give you a real head start when it comes to qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.
You'll do the same work, and benefit from the same training, as our first-year graduate recruits, contributing to a range of client projects as part of a highly skilled team. As you’d expect from a business of this scale, the work can be intense at times – but you’ll have plenty of fun along the way, not forgetting competitive rewards for your hard work.
Experiencing life inside one of the world's largest professional services organisations is a fantastic way to build your commercial awareness and interpersonal skills. Nothing can beat on-the-job experience for personal development; and you’ll get plenty of it, both within PwC and on-site with our clients. In addition to our core training modules, we’ll also steer you towards appropriate courses if there's anything you feel you'd like to work on.
What’s more, you’ll boost your ability to soak up complex business information, and establish your own professional confidence – factors that will make a real difference to your last year at university.
A key part of our purpose is building trust in society. We provide decision makers with information they can trust and give our clients confidence in an unpredictable world. Organisations in every industry are feeling the impact of disruptive technologies. With Intelligent Digital, we balance business understanding with technology innovation and human insight. We use cutting-edge technology to help solve our clients' complex needs, and strengthen trust and transparency with their customers and investors. You’ll work in an environment that inspires you, and be given an active role in shaping the future of Assurance.
You’ll have an exceptional career experience working with and learning from experts in their fields. We embrace diversity both in our people and the work you’ll do. We drive change through innovation. It’s this imagination and creativity, alongside the calibre of our teams, that mean we consistently win clients and projects, giving you the opportunity to work with market leading companies and leverage our global network.
Our culture drives success – both ours and yours. It gives us a sustainable advantage. We want to create an environment where our employees feel empowered to work in a way that works for our clients, teams, and you personally. It’s not only about working hard but working smarter and being agile to deliver exceptional client service whilst balancing work and life. You could find yourself involved in: Centre of Excellence – providing audit expertise to clients across the UK in a range of areas from our centralised delivery and innovation team. External Audit – providing market-leading services to an unrivalled range of clients virtually or at their offices. Government and Public Sector – focusing on public sector clients, helping to make sure they’re spending taxpayers’ money wisely. Risk Assurance – testing, reviewing and recommending controls to strengthen and protect every aspect of our clients’ businesses. Technology in Assurance – helping clients create a business strategy fit for the digital age, navigate cyber threats or IT risks and resilience and realise the benefits of effective data management.
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