Business Insight Week Student at PwC

Start Date:
2016
Location:
Uxbridge
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£8 hourly
Review Date:
25th August 2016

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Review Score

9.6/10

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

10/10

My role varied from shadowing assurance and tax students. I also shadowed other senior positions like manager, director and partner. I also developed my excel skills.

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

9/10

I have learnt how to use excel to a far better proficiency and am fluent in reading financial statements. I also developed my teamwork skills.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I very much enjoyed the programme. I have learnt a lot from it and as far exceeded my expectations. The work culture was a joy to be a part of and I learnt a lot.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

10/10

I feel very valued by PwC. I was able to interview a director and partner and was given real client work to get a real feel for work at pwc

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

The programme is very well structured, with lots of training support and there is not much of a hierarchy so everyone is really approachable to talk to. I would recommend the programme.

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

10/10

I recieved a lot of support from my training provider. My buddy helped me a lot along the way, always guiding me and helping me with general problems.

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

10/10

I was helped a lot. Especially when some of the work was tough and my buddy would sit down and help me along the way. There was a very positive atttude.

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

9/10

They are a very friendly company with workers that make it enjoyable to work in the office. I would love to work in such an environment. Also, the pay is an added bonus.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

There were many opportunities scheduled outside of the workplace,like teambuilding but unfortunately these werent scheduled in my week, but I am aware of the number of extra activities.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

They are a very friendly company with workers that make it enjoyable to work in the office. I would love to work in such an environment. Also, the pay is an added bonus.

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

I would advide that the application process is rather long and tough but the rewards are great with a great salary and an experience that will last a life time.

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