Intern at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Glasgow Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Accountancy

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7.7/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

I worked in teams auditing clients. I was given tasks to do that contributed to the audit. I checked the information behind different aspects of the company's financial reports. I used a lot of Excel spreadsheets.

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

I enjoyed working on a team and being given responsiblities. I learnt a lot during the internship.

8/10

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

7/10

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

There was a well run system in place to make sure I got feedback and then discussed my performance with management. The people I was working with made sure I understood what i was doing and helped me whenever i needed help.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was mainly very busy working with different clients but near the end there were some days that were quieter.

7/10

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

I was given many tasks that contributed to the audit but were all checked over by someone more experienced.

7/10

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

I have been offered a job with them and will use these skills in my new job. This has given me a head start and a good insight into what the work is like.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It depended on what team you were on. There was a lot of variety.

7/10

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

10/10

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

There was a week of training and continued training on the job. I had a mid way review to check up on my progress and an end review. This helped me to find ways to improve.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

5/10

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

I got a job!

10/10

Social

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

9/10

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

4/10

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

8/10

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

6/10