Flying Start Student at PwC

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Leeds
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
Salary:
£20,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2015

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Review Score

8.4/10

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

8/10

Attending lectures and seminars as I am in first year.

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

9/10

Since starting the programme I feel I have developed my presenting skills as I have gained confidence standing up in front of audiences as well as interacting with other people.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

Since starting the programme I have had many opportunities to work in teams, meeting new people on the way. I find most of the content very interesting and I have really enjoyed the programme so far.

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4. How valued do you feel by PwC?

9/10

I feel valued by PwC since they have provided training sessions for me with intention of making me fit for the workplace.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

I feel the programme is very well structured as it provides both the opportunity to work in a real place of work. I also feel we have had excellent training and support from both PwC and the University.

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

8/10

I think the support offered by the University is very accessible and of high standard. I also think that PwC provided useful support as preparation for working during placements.

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

8/10

Not applicable as I haven't had any placements yet.

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

8/10

Not applicable as I haven't had any placements yet.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

I have been informed that the office which I will be doing my placement in has many social activities which I would be keen to participate in.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

I believe PwC offered good support and training and there is also significant opportunity for career progression.

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

To be aware of current economic and financial issues and be open to interacting and working with unfamiliar people.

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