Associate at PwC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Nottingham
Review Date
Roles
Auditing/Tax

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PwC is a Top Employer

4.6/5

The Role
4.1
The Company
4.8
The Culture
5

Role Description

I was part of the auditing team. The task I had to do included, checking invoices to the bank statement, bank and cash, SOX testing and bank confirmation letters.

The Role

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

I enjoyed the placement the majority of the time, but there were a few boring days.
4 /5

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

Everyone was willing to help and to give praise when I did something well.
5 /5

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

Everyone at the firm was really supportive
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were a few days when i didn't have enough work.
3 /5

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

I was actually contributing to the audit.
5 /5

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

The interpersonal and presentation skills i developed will be invaluable to my degree.
4 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly and welcoming
5 /5

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

It was seamless.
5 /5

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

WE spent the whole first week training then had training days along the way. We also had a careers coach to ensure we were enjoying the work and time at the firm.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Above 25 days holiday
5 /5

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

5 /5

The Culture

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

The firm has social groups with organise a social once a month.
5 /5

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

Nottingham is really cheap
5 /5

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

Nottingham is the nearest city to the office and has a really good nightlife
5 /5

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

Hundreds: sports, community activities, a pantomime...
5 /5

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