Graduate work placement
Our graduate work placement gives you an opportunity to get ten months practical work experience with us. You'll join us, and get an induction to PwC, and then you'll jump straight into the role to learn through on- the-job training. This learning and study approach gives you a real feel for the work we do.
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.
Work on real IT assignments, learn about working in an IT department and get exposure to PwC as a business. These eleven month placements will give you the opportunity to gain experience on some of the following areas -
Data Intelligence - You’ll support a range of services, from publishing standard reports, supporting colleagues perform self-service analytics, through to the development of complex predictive analytical models. In a fast moving environment, you’ll learn about current analytics tools and get first hand experience of the value created through insight into data
Projects - Ensuring the delivery of the full range of small to large IT projects, ensuring that projects are planned, managed and delivered in line with the expectations of our business. Working in a high performing and focused area, you’ll have opportunities to learn about project management and agile software delivery methods.
Enterprise Information Technology - This group is accountable for underpinning and enabling the key IT services that span the UK and other territories. You’ll be involved with the delivery of high quality and stable services that align with PwC strategy and its business needs.
Innovation - You’ll be exposed to emerging technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and have the opportunity to work on exciting, innovative solutions. You’ll be involved in rapid prototyping, developing minimal viable products and research.
Service Delivery - A cycle of experience in Service Delivery will give you a good overall perspective of the types of products and services utilised by PwC, as well as the challenges faced in delivering them. These include strategic planning, financial management and project delivery, through to 'business as usual' operations, service performance and improvement initiatives.
Operations - Really are the foundations that support all other areas of technology. Whether it’s cloud, VOIP, customer or application support, you’ll get first-hand experience of what it takes to deliver a complex ecosystem, supporting the world’s leading professional services network in the UK.
Training and development
From day one you’ll be assigned a career coach who will ensure you have opportunities to develop the skills to take your career to the next level, as well as providing hands on coaching and supporting your wellbeing.
On the job training is part of each role and working in some areas may offer the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions. Our business unit has a wide range of participant led groups, known as our communities of interest. These are formed around specific areas of interest such as project management, emerging technology and data analytics. These provide another way you can gain knowledge of new areas as well as share your ideas.
In addition to your assignments you’ll have the opportunity to work on a group project with other placement participants to meet key business requirements. This is a fantastic chance to work collaboratively as a group , flexing your style to meet the needs of the project and demonstrate your innovation skills
It doesn't matter what degree course you're studying, but you must have a good academic record, be able to show how you've used your initiative and team-working skills and have a passion for technology.
What you need to get in
You’ll need to be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject
Equally important will be your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.