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Internal Firms Undergraduate Work Placement
Competitive
Location Belfast
Starts ASAP
Deadline ASAP

Join our Internal Firms Undergraduate Work Placement

As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture.

Location: Belfast

What you will be doing

Who we are

Our purpose focuses on how we contribute to society, and how our business decisions can contribute to greater trust and solving important problems. In order to achieve our purpose and deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. The people who power us – our internal teams – have a vital role to make sure we have all the right resources, services and technology to be the best we can be. Not all of us work directly with external clients. Some of our most talented people choose to harness their skills inside of PwC.

Line Of Service

Our purpose focuses on how we contribute to society, and how our business decisions can contribute to greater trust and solving important problems. In order to achieve our purpose and deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. The people who power us – our internal teams – have a vital role to make sure we have all the right resources, services and technology to be the best we can be. Not all of us work directly with external clients. Some of our most talented people choose to harness their skills inside of PwC.

Business Area

Student Recruitment

Working within the Student Recruitment team you’ll provide excellent administrative and operational support to the team, with a particular focus on ensuring a positive experience for all candidates applying to the organisation. In addition, you’ll be actively involved in specific parts of the selection process i.e. hosting and supporting our ‘Virtual Career Focus’ candidate assessment days, foster strong relationships with applicants through candidate connect calls, building a strong relationship with the Human Capital Customer Services Centre (HCCS) and supporting ad hoc projects to help deliver our Student Recruitment strategy.

Programme

These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You’ll work alongside experienced professionals on live and interesting projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.

What You’ll Do

• Ensure all candidates receive prompt feedback and appropriate guidance during the selection process.

• Maintain various reports relating to recruits and joiners to the firm and produce analysis of such information when requested.

• Plan and host our Virtual Career Focus days.

• Provide support for our Schools and Campus strategy.

• Organise logistics for student recruitment attraction events. Support with the administration and onboarding of hires.

• Attend a number of recruitment attraction events, with some evening and occasional weekends.

• Process invoice payment requests appropriately.

• Ownership of recruitment application pipelines.

 

What you will have

• You’ll need to be in your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or You’ll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed.

• You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.

What you will gain

By experiencing life inside one of the world’s largest professional services organisations, you’ll have a fantastic opportunity to build and work on your commercial and personal skills. Working alongside specialists, you’ll work on projects to give you the best insight into what we’re about. You’ll have the opportunity to build networks with your colleagues and peer group – factors which will make a real difference when you return for your last year at university.

When to apply

Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of roles available. We therefore advise applying early, but please be prepared for a short wait in processing your application at each stage of our process while we consider your application alongside others.

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Learn more about PwC

We are PwC

Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Helping clients and communities address the biggest challenges they face has never been more important.

  

Our Purpose

Our global strategy, called The New Equation, brings our purpose to life by bringing our people together to solve problems, often in unexpected ways to reflect the unique challenges of our times. We employ over 22,000 people across the UK, and attracting and retaining the best people is critical - as is empowering you with the best technology to power innovation. We'll support you to create a career that works for you, as part of a team and an environment where you can be the best you can be. Which is why we have ‘The Deal’ - our firmwide Employee Value Proposition. It clearly articulates what a career with PwC really looks and feels like and sets out what you can expect from your experience at the firm.

Investing in our people is central to our strategy and in some areas, this could mean working towards a professional qualification. In return we ask that you’ll be eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll be encouraged to work together, share knowledge and insights that foster innovation, drive impact and deliver quality to your clients.

Joining PwC is your opportunity to learn with purpose, lead with heart and make a positive impact on the world. You can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces the different perspectives our people bring. With opportunities to start shaping your career from the moment you start university, we encourage you to look further.

Bringing human-led, tech-powered innovations from concept to reality.

It’s a new world, ready for your new skills 

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