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Heriot-Watt Placement, Actuarial, Actuarial Services, London, 2019

Job description

The PwC Deal
No matter which are of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity o grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.

Heriot-Watt degree programme
This programme is specifically for students studying on the BSc Actuarial Science course at Heriot-Watt University. The PwC Actuarial Placement Programme will allow you to gain work experience in the Actuarial Services London or Edinburgh team for two separate six month periods; in stage three and stage five. It's the perfect way to gain valuable industry experience during your time at university.

You'll be working alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on everyday projects so you can expect to gain a proper insight into working life at PwC.

You'll form part of a highly skilled team and be expected to make a useful contribution to a whole range of client projects.
Whatever projects you tackle, it's likely you'll spend some time out of the office. Your clients could be a few streets away or even in another city.

The work can be intense at times but there'll be plenty of fun

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 awareness and interpersonal skills.

Nothing can beat on-the-job experience for developing your skills - and you'll get plenty of it, both within PwC and on-site with clients - but we'll also steer you in the direction of appropriate training courses to develop you further.

We'll also be looking to boost your ability to soak up complex business information, as well as your professional confidence - factors which will make a real difference when you return to university. .

What you'll do
You'll work with clients from the insurance industry, but also with clients from outside the insurance industry where you'll work with clients from the banking sector (retail and investment), the healthcare sector, the public sector, as well as corporate clients from the non-financial sector - companies like energy and utility providers.

What you need to get in
  • At least 128 UCAS points including a B in maths A-level or equivalent
  • Be on course for at least a 21 degree
  • Be on stage 2 of the BSc Actuarial Science degree programme at Heriot-Watt.
Application Process and Timetable
  • The deadline for online applications is DATE
  • Psychometric Testing session will take place DATE at Heriot-Watt University
  • Assessment centres will be held DATE at our PwC office
  • Please note that you can only apply to one work experience placement and one Line of service at a time
We know that the skills and experiences you develop with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.


About PwC
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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