Shadowing at PwC

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Work Experience
£8 hourly
Review Date:
26th August 2016

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


I have been working in a variety of departments in PwC, spending 2 days in Assurance and 1 day in Tax. I have been working alongside people I've been shadowing, helping them prepare calulations and quality checks for financial statements.

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


I have developed skills on Excel and put some networking skills into practice.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I have really enjoyed working within the Bristol office, meeting some new people and gaining some insight into the day to day routine at PwC.

4. How valued do you feel by PwC?


I felt relatively valued in my involvement within tasks and my buddies did show their appreciation for the work I did for them.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The induction day was well structured, with a variety of different activities for us to take part in in order to help us gain an insight into the key departments of Tax, Assurance and Consulting. Throughout the week there has been a good support system in place and I have always known who to contact when I was unsure of anything

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


The support has been very accessible.

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


My employer has been very supportive and has provided lots of guidance.

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


The salary meets my costs well.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


From what I have heard from my buddies there are a lot of oppurtunities outside of work including sports clubs and social events

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


9b. Why? *

PwC seems to have a very positive and friendly working environment and I have really enjoyed my time working here.

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

To prepare for the interview, making sure you familiarise yourself with the basics of PwC and some current business issues.

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