Management Consulting Intern

by PwC

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  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I was shadowing colleagues on different projects as well as undertaking tasks myself. I would go to meetings, internally and with clients and help prepare slide decs, discuss the project and next steps and analyse data, putting this into charts and tables for clients. I also networked with a lot of people from different areas of consulting and got an understanding of potential future roles.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Yes. The internship has enhanced my excel and powerpoint skills, as well as learning new skills such as how to use programmes such as mural to create user stories.

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given the right amount of responsibility. I was able to take away and work on tasks but still have the guidance of others on my team.

  • 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?
  • There was plenty of support and guidance, whether from my project team or career coaches and buddies. Going into the office also meant that there were plenty of people to ask for advice and help if needed.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture and atmosphere was lovely. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and had time to talk to you and answer questions, whether they were an associate or partner. There were plenty of social events within the Manchester Associate Network which made me feel like part of the team.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement and would like the opportunity to work for PwC again

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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • The psychometric testing games at the start were very long and took me two hours, but following that the rest of the application process was good. There were a variety of numerical reasoning and other rounds so a fair amount of time needs to be available when applying. The assessment day was really good, it is important to not be shy during this day and read all the information given well. But overall 100% recommend

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Management Consultancy

North West

August 2021

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