Business Insight Week at PwC

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Programme Type:
Work Experience
£8 hourly
Review Date:
12th August 2016

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


Throughout the week I was shadowing people in different departments of PwC, in order to gain an insight into the different aspects of the firm. I was also given some presentations and activities to take part in, which helped my understanding

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


I've learnt a lot about the different business skills which are crucial for a career in any sector. I've developed my networking skills enormously in order to build up relationships with people throughout the firm

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


For the majority of the week I thoroughly enjoyed it, however there were a few times when I was at a bit of a loss with what to do with myself and didn't know who to ask for help

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?


I felt that PwC put a lot of time and effort into the week, and everyone I met was very welcoming. Overall, I think PwC tried to make me feel as comfortbale and valued as possibl

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


There were pars of the week which were very structured and parts of the week which weren't planed that well. However, it was clear that the people running various sessions were very busy so probably didn't have time to organise that well

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


We were always being emailed about various things to take part in or to complete so support was qute hgih

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


PwC were quite supportive and welcoming

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


I was pleasantly surprised that the week was paid as I believe everyone still would have appplied even if it hadnt of been paid. My expectations were definitely exceed.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


We have been told about many opportunities to get involved with activities outside of the work place, such as community help.

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


9b. Why? *

Everyone in the firm seemed happy to be here and were all really friendly, asking about you as a person and what your future career ambitons were

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

It is quite a complicated and demanding process to apply but once you're here make sure you make the most of the opportuities availible to you. Ask lots of questions and make sure you get involved

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