Summer Intern at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Accountancy Public Sector/Governmental

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6.9/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

4.2

The Role

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

The work was varied, though at times dull. Shadowing managers and partners was a really good experience.

8/10

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

People were really willing to talk to me and ask me how things were going.

10/10

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

When given a new piece of work I was guided through how to do it and if I got stuck or didn't know what to do people were happy to answer questions.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Quite often I wasn't that busy, because it was quite quiet workwise, but there was always something that people wanted me to do.

7/10

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

For one piece of work I was given made responsible for getting work done otherwise I didn't have much responsibility.

5/10

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

The presentation training and organisational skills I developed should assist me with my degree.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly and happy. Also everyone knew everyone else in the business unit.

9/10

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

It was really well organised centrally but there were a few communication problems about the last few days of the internship.

7/10

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

Out of the 29 days of the internship, 7 of them were spent doing training.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

6/10

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

It was a really fun place to work and the work was too bad.

10/10

Social

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

Wasn't brilliant but there was enough going on.

5/10

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

It was pretty expensive near the office because it's in a tourist hotspot.

4/10

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

Didn't really go out much but from what others said it was OK.

5/10

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

There wasn't too much advertised, but there were things that people could get involved with.

3/10