Summer internship Running during the summer, our Summer Internships offer high calibre students the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and gain a valuable insight into our business and culture. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. You will be doing real work on real clients so be prepared to get stuck in.
Technology We recognise that to bring value to our clients, we need to provide the best advice around technological innovation. With us, you’ll be at the forefront of new initiatives and explore emerging technologies and trends to help businesses. Whether that’s helping clients understand how technology can help them unlock their potential and protect their businesses, or using big data to provide insight and help steer strategy.
Technology Risk Managing Technology Risk and establishing confidence and integrity is vital in business, especially in the digital world, as you’re no longer able to see who you’re liaising with. Without trust, customers are less inclined to hand over their details to purchase from you; and suppliers are less likely to supply goods and services to you. Our clients need to know how to secure the data they hold. We help them achieve this. We help our clients build trust in their technology, to have the confidence to rely on it to help them run their businesses.
We work with our clients to create a business strategy that is fit for the digital age. From there, we help them implement processes and controls that strengthen their technology structure and resilience, and minimise risk.
We predominantly focus on assurance and consulting engagements supporting clients in the areas of IT Risk. This covers all aspects of Technology for our clients organisations, particularly in the following areas, IT Strategy & Transformation, Digital Integration, IT Operations, Emerging Technology and Technology Audit.
You’ll be working across all industry sectors, with client opportunities across the UK. You’ll predominantly focus on assurance and advisory engagements for clients in a variety of areas that address IT risk relating to cyber security, IT governance, business continuity and disaster recovery, or infrastructure. You’ll either be part of the year-end audit team delivering assurance over the client’s IT systems or provide advice to clients in implementing effective IT controls to build trust.
What you’ll gain You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you. If it is - and you perform well - you could go back to university with a graduate job offer. And you’ll certainly raise your commercial awareness and interpersonal skills to new levels. By experiencing life inside the world’s leading professional services organisation, you’ll develop many new skills and qualities that will be valuable whatever you choose to do.
What you need to get in 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; and You’ll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject The subject of your degree is not important, however, you'll need to have a passion for a career in IT.
As an Intern/Trainee, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.
You’ll be a part of an environment that broadens your functional training, personal and technical skills, and deepens your knowledge of client services. You’ll play an integral role supporting staff as needed for an outstanding variety of work and making contributions to the team on a daily basis.