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Work Placement, Consulting, M&A Strategy, London, 2018

Job description

Strategy&

Strategy& is PwC’s Strategy Consulting practice. You’ll work on challenging and varied assignments - from helping a company identify attractive new markets, advising a Private Equity client on game changing investments to helping industry leaders solve their toughest corporate and M&A challenges and seize their greatest opportunities.

Join us and start to build an extraordinary career. We're changing the way the world thinks about strategy and how it's done. We're looking for outstanding undergraduates, who will join an internship programme designed to develop deep and well-rounded core consulting skills. You'll focus on both C-suite Corporate Strategy work and M&A Strategy, and progress quickly in a high-growth, industry-changing organisation.

We look for a rare combination of razor-sharp intellectual ability, commercial awareness, analytical skills, flexibility, teamwork and the confidence and credibility to present your opinions to senior clients.

Qualifications

You'll need:
  • To be on track for or have a minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree expected from any discipline
  • Business work experience and/or internships are desirable
  • International experience acquired through internships or study abroad is desirable
  • Leadership roles and extracurricular activities such as voluntary work, sporting attainment, musical accomplishment and entrepreneurial interests
  • Effectiveness in the use of computer tools, e.g. Excel and PowerPoint are desirable
  • Business-level fluency in English
  • Additional languages desirable
How to apply
  • These placements are for students who either need to complete a placement as part of their degree or have graduated and are looking for an opportunity to experience the work of a Strategy Consultant
  • Complete your online application and upload your CV with a Cover Letter
  • Please address your cover letter to Ms Whitney Ragan
Application Timetable
  • Deadline for completing your online application and uploading your CV with a cover letter is 7 January 2018
  • Deadline for completing online testing is 9 January 2018
  • Your application will be held at this point and we'll let you know the outcome of your application on 30 January 2018
  • First round assessment events will be held between 5 - 9 February 2018
  • Second round assessment events will be held between 19 - 23 February 2018
Our two strategy consulting teams work closely together and do similar work. When you apply we'd recommend you make an 'open' application to both teams, and we'll interview you for a team which we think suits your skills. You'll have the opportunity to indicate if you'd like to focus on Corporate Strategy or M&A Strategy work - if you do have a preference, please provide us with the reasons why in your application.

Be sure to follow all instructions carefully and completely.

Location
London


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

Location
London
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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