Student on work experience at PwC

Start Date:
2010
Location:
Belfast
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£256 weekly
Review Date:
7th August 2016

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Review Score

8.0/10

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

8/10

Student on work experience gaining knowledge of each department and new skills through doing work similar to that of staff in the firm.

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

8/10
  • Team working skills
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • IT skills

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

I enjoyed the variety of experience which this programme offered and felt that the skills gained would be very valuable in my future academic and working life. However, some of the work became slightly mundane after a while and the opportunity to do work at a proper desk rather than a 'break-out area' would be appreciated.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

9/10

All staff were very friendly and willing to help.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

Good structure of variety in work experience and programme ran very smoothly.

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

8/10

I was given lots of support and help with the work which I carried out.

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

8/10

I was given lots of support and help with the work which I carried out.

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

8/10

Appropriate salary.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Employees seemed to have many social and travel opportunities outside of work.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

This is an employer which offers lots of jobs and employees receive lots of support and opportunities within an encouraging working environment.

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

  • Be adaptable
  • Be willing to learn
  • Be vaguely familiar with Microsoft Excel

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