• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Shadowing a mentor within the Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) team in the Financial Services Tax team. I had the opportunity to sit in on client meetings, ask questions about the type of work that is completed as well as network with a variety of employees across various teams within the department, including senior managers and directors.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt how to communicate effectively with a variety of people including members of senior management teams. I have improved my confidence in asking questions when I do not understand something in particular. I have improved my awareness within the tax industry of what type of work there is and the different types of tax that I can go into in the future.

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

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • I was exposed to numerous teams and departments within the tax line of service, some of which I had never heard of before. I gained lots of valuable advice about future career progression and potential roles that could suit my skillset going forward.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everyone was always willing to help and give advice, very friendly and supportive. It was clear that the company values its people and there is always support available - no question is a silly one.

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

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

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • This insight has been so valuable, I loved every minute of it! I now definitely want to pursue a career in the tax line of service as the exposure to the different teams, connections and opportunities available has been invaluable and cemented my interest in this area of professional services.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 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 tips or advice would you give to others applying to PwC
  • Don't let the assessment process put you off! As daunting as it may be, just be yourself at all times and there is support every step of the way which makes it more enjoyable than scary. Make sure you have done adequate research before each stage of the process so it comes across that you are really motivated and passionate about wanting to work for the company.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

September 2021

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