The Vault Review


  • “Prestige that comes along with working at PwC”
  • “Working with smart, energetic, collaborative people on interesting, strategic initiatives that challenge you”
  • “The learning, coaching, and development opportunities—environment is focused on helping its people grow”


  • “The hours during busy season: working three weeks straight without a day off”
  • “The culture can be “cliquey” and not very inclusive; old-boy network at partner level”
  • “High pressure, very demanding environment”

The Buzz

  • “Top Big 4 firm—very prestigious client base”
  • “Will work you to the bone and spit you out”
  • “Blue blood, good alumni relations, very prestigious firm”
  • “Conceited”

Survey Says

VAULT'S VERDICT:  Widely considered the most prestigious Big 4 accounting firm, PwC is looking for high caliber candidates who are confident, have strong communicative skills, and are personable. The firm runs an excellent internship program...

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