Associate at PwC

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Nottingham East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.8/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
9.4

Socialising

8.8

The Role

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

Constantly challenging and always different

8/10

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

Always felt like an important part of the team with the exception of a few people who didn't know my level of experience

9/10

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

Everyone was always willing to lend a hand of help

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Was very busy at most times during the day

5/10

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

Often incharge of many areas of the job

9/10

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

Was constantly interacting with the client, developing people skills and a quick thinking mind

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A very professional atmosphere, but people knew how to have a laugh

8/10

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

Timing of details and general coordination was brilliant

10/10

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

They spent over £30,000 on my development alone....Think that says it all

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Above 25 days holiday
9/10

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

Starting back in Sep 08

10/10

Social

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

Few placement students there, but made lots of friends with the graduates

8/10

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

Lived in student houses rented from Loughborough University

10/10

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

Nightlife in Loughborough town centre and Student Union

7/10

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

Always something going on - Football, Tickets to events, Charity events, etc.

10/10