Intern (Assurance) at PwC

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Bristol South West
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy

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6.8/10

About You
7.0
The Organisation
6.5
Everything Else

7.0

About You

Role Description

Women in Business Scheme shadowing placement - shadowed female associates in the assurance department for a week.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Was able to shadow female associates in the office, including visiting client sites, which I felt was very insightful. Experienced the work and was able to learn more about what's it's like to work for Pwc.

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I was given work that would help with authentic audits for various companies, it was nice to be trusted with checking these accounts and completing tasks without supervision.

6/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

The associates that I shadowed were extremely useful, gave me information not only on the work but on the work-life balance of the company, the people that were there and the other clients that they visit and work with.

7/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

The information I received would not assist me in my degree studies specifically, but will be pf great value when I start their graduate programme.

7/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The structure was okay, I was shadowing 3 different female associates, which were varied enough for me to get a balance of working in the office and on client sites.

6/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

The general atmosphere was that the people who worked there were easy to get on with, worked really well together and it was a very supportive environment.

7/10

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7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

n/a

5/10

8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

The insight scheme gave me a hands on experience as to what it would be like to work for PwC. I am grateful for the opportunity I had as I feel that it is a company that I would like to work for in the future.

7/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

I was able to work in group projects, talking to many team members and even attended a monthly talk on the updates within the company as a whole.

7/10

10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

The day enabled me to experience assurance hands on, and I feel like I have a good knowledge of what the job title holds. I believe it is a career path I am interested in pursuing.

7/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

Paid basic pay for the week.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

n/a

5/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

n/a

5/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

They have 'houses' which you join when you start. They have different inter-house competitions but also have house events where you can make friends in different departments.

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes 100%

10/10

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