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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.2
  • The Company
    4.0
  • The Culture
    3.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very enjoyable. You have the opportunity to get an immediate insight into what could be your future career.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Colleagues are very friendly and definitely willing to guide you.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Support is available. It is in PwC's interest for you to perform well in front of the client. Of course, support and guidance do not have to be taken for granted, they will need to be requested.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Was busy during most of the internship. My work assignments were well distributed by the Resources team.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • For being a Summer Intern, working for a 6 week period, I can say I did receive a lot of responsibility from day 1.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Coming back into final year, I have noticed I am applying some of the soft methods developed during the internship.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Spent most time at clients' offices, but when in the office, the atmosphere wasn't bad.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Organisation was great from day 1 and continued well throughout the whole internship.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • During the induction we received an Auditing training and were accommodated in a very nice location.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • At the end of the internship I did receive a Job offer from them :)

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Graduates organised events and invited us to join.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Different costs depending to what you are looking for. Overall reasonable.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not the best nightlife.

    2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Several emails circulated mentioning opportunities to take part in different activities.

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

South East

October 2012


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