Rating

4.5/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • The role in audit involved joining an audit team. Depending on the stage of the audit responsibilities varied, but in general this involved checking documents to ensure they were accurate and appropriate.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt new skills such as the accounting software, while my skills in networking, intaking large quantities of information, and time management were developed significantly


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given an appropriate level of responsibility. I was challenged with tasks that were significant and conducted independently, however I was aware that I could refer to senior colleagues for advice, and that this work would be reviewed after completion.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • High level of support and guidance, an informal buddy was assigned to check up on me, while a formal coach was assigned to support and assist development. Additionally, separation into different catch-up teams helped to develop intern connections despite the virtual nature of the internship.


  • 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?
  • Very friendly and open culture, while still professional. I felt comfortable to talk in high-level meetings I joined.


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed the internship significantly. Despite the internship having to take place online due to Covid-19, it was still ensured that the workload was sufficient but not overbearing, and support was still easy to access. Online events provided by PwC helped to break the online monotony and simulate real-life social events.


  • 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
  • 4/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to PwC
  • Apply early, and make sure to reference technology investment, authenticity and inclusivity in applications.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Accountancy

North West

July 2021


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