Insight Academy at PwC

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Latimer Greater London
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Business Management 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

7.7/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

5.2

The Role

Role Description

Three day program for first year university students.

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

It was a thoroughly worthwhile and enjoyable experience.

9/10

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

There was a real sense of team-work and mutual respect.

8/10

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

There was a great network of support at our disposal.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The days were hectic but there was time to appreciate and reflect on what we had learned and contributed.

10/10

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

There was a real onus on both team and individual contributions, which was a great motivator.

10/10

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

I felt I gained some universally applicable skills along the way and understood better how I work in teams.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Networking was highly emphasised and there was a great community spirit.

8/10

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

It was clear the entire program was meticulously planned.

10/10

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

It's refreshing to see a company put so much effort into such a program.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

Several weeks later I was offered a Summer Internship and had a choice of most lines of service. There were no further hurdles to jump through so it was a highly efficient process.

10/10

Social

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

Everyone was down to earth and the atmosphere was great among us.

8/10

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

PwC were kind enough to subsidise drink costs.

5/10

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

There were few amenities nearby other than the hotel's bar.

3/10

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

It was a hectic program but there was some flexibility to pursue alternative opportunities.

5/10