Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Shadowing various employees in their role, joining client meetings, working on various client projects, data collection for spreadsheets, meeting different team members, group intern project work, software training


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • - Improved my public speaking skills - Gained more confidence in the workplace - Learnt how to manage my own schedule effectively - Learnt how to build strong online relationships - Training in new software (Alteryx) - Improved excel skills


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, we had to find our own work from team members to fill our day and often had to work to deadlines. We had to arrange our own meetings with team members. We also had to complete a group intern project where we had to conduct interviews with the company given, arrange our own group meetings and complete our project with a presentation.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot. We were assigned a buddy who we could ask all our questions to. We also had a career coach who could guide us on how to meet =the team members and reach out for work on our behalf. We also were assigned intern groups where we could help each other more informally.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Excellent. The culture seems friendly and supportive. The atmosphere was positive.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Very much enjoyed the experience. I now look forward to joining the workforce in the future and all the intellectual and social stimulation it will bring. I had an invaluable experience learning how to work online effectively.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at PwC
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend PwC to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to PwC
  • - Do your research for the interview and assessment centre - Be confident but have positive social skills at the assessment centre - Everyone will be asking questions on day one, don't be afraid - Make sure you know how to work your new technology - Reach out to other interns for support - I would have love to have known that starting a new role is always scary but everyone is there to support you


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Actuarial

North West

July 2021


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