Insight Academy at PwC

Top Employer
Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Buckinghamshire Greater London
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Accountancy Actuarial Management Consultancy

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This review was written using a previous version of questions that were updated in 2013

PwC is a Top Employer

6.1/10

The Role
5.8
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

5.0

The Role

Role Description

Elongated assessment centre for PwC internship program, involved group work, numerical tests, written exercises and networking

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

More of an extended assessment centre, never the less it gave candidates a chance to see what PwC did in more detail as well as network with senior partners to understand the culture behind the firm

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

6/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

During the Insight Academy there were several 'assessments' of which we were given adequate guidance

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

A fairly hectic schedule, but with time built in for relaxing / social activities

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

2/10

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

4/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A lively and friendly atmosphere between all involved

7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Highly structured and organised, highly efficient througout

8/10

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

They helped us understand the criteria for each section as well as giving some valuable advice and practice

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Following the academy, they offered places on their summer internship program for the following summer

9/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Everyone was willing to participate in social activities

5/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

PwC paid for all accomodation and food.

10/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

No nightlife was within a reasonable distance

1/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Due to the short nature of the event there were not any additional opportunities

4/10