Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working closely with teams on projects. Work varies from coding, excel to creating reports and deliverables. Day to day interactions with managers and associates.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Developed existing R, Excel and presentation skills. Also lots of opportunities to develop communication and soft skills. Learnt a lot of commercial awareness and what the role involves in different areas and grades.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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 a fair amount of trust and responsibility is given to interns with appropriate support. I was encouraged and trusted to work on tasks myself and to use my initiative whilst being assured of support and the opportunity to ask questions when unsure.


  • 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?
  • The support and guidance is strong throughout from the day to day interactions within project teams to the buddy and social group system which offers a wider and accessible support system.


  • 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?
  • The company culture is generally positive and supportive. All interns were involved in a volunteering project and diversity initiatives were visible and accessible. The vast majority of people are very willing to support you and take time to talk about their roles and experiences.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Very much enjoyed the placement, although sometimes demanding, there was always support and there are so many opportunities to learn about both the work and the people.


  • 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
  • Research goes a long way in the application process. Being able to speak somewhat on the culture and the initiatives within shows your interest and awareness of what you are signing up for. Being genuine and your passion comes across. Leadership doesn't always mean being the person who talks the most in the meeting!


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Actuarial

Greater London

6th August 2021


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