Mr at PwC

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Belfast
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£270 weekly
Review Date:
31st July 2015

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Review Score

8.9/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

This was a 5 day work experience - the first day was an induction day, which allowed everyone to meet each other and settle in. The following 3 days, I work shadowing employees working in Tax and Deals. The final day was an assessment centre.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

I have learnt new skills on Excel, along with improving my communication skills. I was taught about Capital Allowances, regarding Corporation Tax.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I thoroughly enjoy my week at PwC. Everyone I met was extremely friendly and made me feel welcome from the start. The work give us an insight into what their employees do on a day-to-day basis.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

9/10

I felt valued, and everyone seemed happy to help with any questions. Every employee seemed to be appreciated and PwC seem to genuinely take an interest in each employee, providing them with sufficient training and promotion opportunities

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

I thought this week was very well organised. The induction day was excellent in allowing us to settle in and get a better idea of what PwC do. Each department we visited had planned tasks, which meant we were kept busy at all times!

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

The Student Recruitment team kept us up-to-date with emails with how the week would pan out. Any questions were answered promptly, and they made sure we had no issues.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

The Student Recruitment team kept us up-to-date with emails with how the week would pan out. Any questions were answered promptly, and they made sure we had no issues.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

9/10

We were paid £270 for the week, which was great! Work experience and getting paid!

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

They have a social committee, which includes 5-a-side, the first friday of each month is casual dress. There are social events throughout the year.

9a. Would you recommend PwC to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

I felt it was a really friendly work place, and that the balance between fun and work was good. Everyone seemed happy to help each other, and no question was a silly one!

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to PwC? *

I would encourage people to make use of the e-learns and tips that PwC provide online. Think about times where you have displayed leadership etc before an interview. Keep up to date with business affairs. Ask questions!

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