Work Shadowing at PwC

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Belfast
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£7 hourly
Review Date:
7th August 2015

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Review Score

9.2/10

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

8/10

I shadowed a number of employees in Price Waterhouse Coopers. I was given a number of tasks to complete mainly using a computer. I was able to sit in on meetings and talk to other employees, whether they were apprenticeships or higher up, for example partners or directors.

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

9/10

I have learnt more computer skills, being more organised, acting in a professional matter, being able to talk to a range of people politely and in a correct matter. I developed my confidence and have met many new people

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I have really enjoyed this programme which i feel has highly benefittedd me. It exceeded my expectations of how a business worked. I felt like part of the tean and all the staff were very kind. This has given me a gret insight into the world of work.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

8/10

I felt valued by PWC, as each member of staff treated you like any other employee. I have really enjoyed this programme which i feel has highly benefittedd me. I felt highly involved in each of the tasks given, and ii feel the staff went up and beyond in helping me undertstand each department.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

I felt like this programme was well organised as each department had something for you to do that would help our understanding. I felt like my knowledge has improved greatly due to the organisation of this programme and i think that it will help me a great deal in the future.

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

10/10

I feel like each provider was happy to talk to you and provide guidance and knowledge in each area of work.

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

10/10

Each manager and mentor was happy to help and talk to you in any way they can whether they were busy or not as they wished that we could make the most of the opportunity given.

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

8/10

for the work we did, i believe that it was suitable.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

There are many opportunities outside of wok that have been sold to me by a large number of staff.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

I believe that PWC offers great working experiences to all who wish to work here. Every member of staff is most welcoming and helps you in any way needed. I would recommend the programme to all who wish to pursue it.

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

It doesn't matter whether you are business knowledgable, you can go in with no experience and come out with an extensive range of knowledge.

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