Summer Intern at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Gatwick South East
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Accountancy

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6.7/10

The Role
6.8
Organisation
6.2

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

8 week Insight Internship. Working at the same level as first year associates by helping at client sites and assisting managers.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Well organised program with the opportunity to experience the job as it is.

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

PwC people are very nice and good at making you feel welcome and part of the team.

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Very good guidance via buddy and coach system.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

When out on clients- very busy. When in the office- not very busy.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

A fair amount whilst on client sites!

6/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Wont help in my degree as its not related to accountancy. However the skills were useful for overall business and financial awareness.

4/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very organised

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

We had a week in Latimer House for training during the first week. This was very informative and fun.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

0/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

They convert 96% of summer interns to grad roles. The long term prospects are good

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Very social and fun. We regularly went out after work and on friday nights.

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

I lived at home so it was cheap.

9/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Poor- but your only a train ride away from London and Brighton.

2/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Always asking me if I wanted to play for the office cricket team or involved in charity events etc.

9/10