Women in Business (Second Year), Assurance, Edinburgh, 2019
The PwC Deal No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.
Women in Business On this programme, you'll get the chance to enjoy this unique opportunity to spend time with females within our business who'll demonstrate the variety of opportunities available.
Open to all, this vacancy is aimed primarily at inspiring and supporting women seeking an experience in professional services, as part of our commitment to improve our female representation by showcasing some of our female leaders. The programme focuses on developing confidence and skills and provides an insight into the opportunities available at PwC.
What you'll do During this 3 day paid placement, you’ll work closely with a variety of females at all grades to learn what it's like being a woman at PwC and experience first hand the nature of the work that we do.
You’ll choose which office you'd like to come to and which area of the business you're interested in. You’ll spend time with females at all levels of the business, from graduates to senior leaders, attending meetings and working with our clients and teams to get real exposure to our business. Impress us during your time with us and following a final interview, you could well earn a place on one of our Summer Internship, Work Placement or graduate roles for the following year. Our national opportunities will be running over the Easter and Summer holidays (restrictions for some areas).
Assurance Join our leading practice and you'll be part of the team that gets to grips with every aspect of clients' activities, understanding their business to identify where our high-quality Assurance can add insight and value. It's critical work that enhances corporate governance and plays an important role in ensuring the reliability and relevance of business information. Work with our prestigious client list and you'll develop the business skills, knowledge and relationships you need to do well in a career that's about so much more than numbers.
Joining our team, you'll need to be able to think independently and confidently about sharing your point of view. You'll work with a variety of clients and be part of a team working with FTSE 100 companies as well as thousands of smaller organisations. As we work in many different industries, you'll also be able to gain specific industry experience. Our work in Assurance is client focused and you'll be working at client sites and, at times will need to travel away from home. During our busy season, we often work to meet tight deadlines, which can mean longer hours.Our Assurance teams are flexible to the changing needs of our clients.
What you'll gain Impress us during this 3 day placement and following a final senior interview, you could well earn a place on one of our programmes for the year after.
Shadowing days The date of your placement will be dictated by the availability of the leader and your recruiter will share with you the available dates when you are offered a place.
The start date you've chosen to apply to will determine when your placement will take place:
Spring - your placement will take place during the Easter holidays
Summer - your placement will take place during the Summer holidays
Winter - your placement will take place during the Christmas holidays
What you need to get in
You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university student on a 3 year degree course; or
You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university students on a 4 year degree course with a confirmed placement in the 3rd year; or
You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university students on a 4 year degree course;
You'll need to be on course for a 2.1 degree in any subject
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.