Summer Intern at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Southampton South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.1/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Working in the various auditing teams on a variety of clients:
- checking bank reconcilliations
- analytical reviews
- checking company financial statements

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

A challenging experience which developed my skills and confidence by exposing me to a variety of clients and environments.

8/10

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

Colleagues always took the time to explain things and ensure I was okay.

7/10

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

Management team were very good at taking the time to talk things through and provide advice.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The majority of the time I was sufficiently busy however there were a few days where there was less work to do.

8/10

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

Being left to work on a client and only being an intern is a huge responsibility, but incredibly rewarding.

7/10

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

The most important thing I have taken away from my experience is discipline.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very social and friendly environment to work in.

8/10

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

No complaints at all.

8/10

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

Time, money and effort was spent on me and all other interns to ensure we were able and confident in our role.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Start working September 2009

10/10

Social

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

An extremely social company

10/10

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

More expensive than home however the salary compensated!

4/10

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

Really exciting city to be in!

10/10

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

Sports teams and social events!

8/10