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PwC

Undergraduate Work Placements Autumn 2021
Competitive
Location Nationwide
Starts Sep 2021
Deadline ASAP

Join our Undergraduate Work Placements

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: Nationwide

What you will be doing

Who we are

Our purpose - to build trust in society and solve important problems - has never felt more relevant. We bring our purpose to life through our focus on our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work to address current and future challenges. 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. Whether it be empowering our people to learn new skills for the digital world, to reimagine the possible on how we work with clients, or to be open-minded on how we care for and support each other, we want to create an environment where our people can be the best they can be.

What we do 

These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You could sit a selection of professional accounting exams and leave with a graduate job offer to fast track into a second year role upon graduation. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.

We have Undergraduate work-placement opportunities in the following business areas:

  • Audit: You’ll be providing market leading audit services to an unprecedented range of clients including one of the largest shares of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. Our audit helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business.
  • Consulting: Our Consulting practice is focused on results, supporting our clients with fast track, profitable growth. We use our understanding of how business works and a knowledge of how the right technology in the right place can create competitive advantage. Our clients might want us to help them enter new markets; address the challenges created by organisational change; or draw up a sustainability strategy that aligns their commercial objectives with broader environmental and social concerns.
  • Deals: Deals provide an opportunity – for faster growth, development of stronger capabilities, accelerated operational transformation, value realisation and protection. Here you’ll put together major mergers and acquisitions and resolve business crises. You’ll work on anything from international take-over bids to economic crime investigations and cases of insolvency.
  • Internal Firm Services: 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.
  • Operate: Operate supports the delivery of a range of client programmes across a variety of regulated market sectors. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines.
    Tax: We help our clients stay ahead of the changes that impact their business. Equipped with the scale of a seamlessly connected global network, we’re where they need us - delivering deep tax technical expertise, while providing the critical context to help make informed and compliant decisions that drive their operations forward.
    Technology: We use technical and business knowledge to solve our clients’ problems. And because we offer so many different technology services we need people with different experiences to help us deliver them effectively. Digital is the new normal, transforming how we work and live. At PwC, as we focus on future innovations, we’re investing in the best and most diverse talent of today and tomorrow.

What you will have

● You’ll need to 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

● You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree expecting to do a work placement in your third year

Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.

Learn more about PwC

We are PwC

Our purpose - to build trust in society and solve important problems - has never felt more relevant. We bring our purpose to life through our focus on our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work to address current and future challenges.

  

Our values at PwC

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Our Purpose

As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations and with 22,000 employees at offices UK-wide, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Jobs of the future are likely to require new skills so investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture. Whether it be empowering our people to learn new skills for the digital world, to reimagine the possible on how we work with clients, or to be open-minded on how we care for and support each other, we want to create an environment where our people can be the best they can be. This includes encouraging our people to explore different ways of working with 'everyday flexibility' allowing a better balance of work and life, and 'dress for your day', where you decide what's appropriate given your daily responsibilities.

At PwC, graduates and undergraduates can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces difference. No matter what your degree or background, we have a range of roles where your impact matters. 

The breadth of our business is reflected in the breadth of our clients, meaning you’ll be building skills through a variety of work from day one.

We’re looking for talented graduates eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll develop and grow within a supportive and nurturing learning environment - in some business areas, this could mean working towards a professional qualification. Whatever the route you choose, hard work and accomplishments are recognised and rewarded with a competitive salary and a tailored flexible benefits scheme.

In this new era, we’ll all need to adapt and grow and it's your breadth of skills and your human difference that will help to stand you apart.

Join us in Actuarial, Audit, Consulting, Deals, Legal, Risk Assurance, Tax or Technology. 

It’s a new world, ready for your new skills Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.

PwC