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4.9 of 5 stars

Great internship - would recommend to my peers
Dallas, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Ability to connect with current employees at all levels and learn about their experiences


Downers

I enjoyed everything about the internship - it was a great experience


Advice to Potential Interns

Look beyond the compensation package - your pay situation will change drastically over the next several years of your career. Pay attention to how the company treats its more seasoned employees - this is where you will be soon. Do they offer good benefits and career growth? If so - that is the company you should choose.


Advice to Management

Continue to focus on flexibility measures - the firm has become a leader for ensuring that employees are able to meet their personal and professional goals. Continuing this effort will help our generation find their place long-term.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The PwC internship is a one of a kind program of learning, collaboration, and client service.
McLean, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Learning what client service was all about!


Downers

It almost seemed too short!


Advice to Potential Interns

Take each day of your internship with a fresh set of eyes, you never know what you will learn!


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

PwC Newsflash: Don't act like an intern and they won't treat you like one
Des Moines, IA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Pay, trip to Disneyworld at the end, overnight training in different city.


Downers

Not much client interaction


Advice to Potential Interns

It doesn't get much better. bro.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Great firm great culture
Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Networking with partners, other colleagues, and my intern class


Downers

Length of time could be slightly longer


Advice to Potential Interns

So many opportunities in many areas of business


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Achieveing personal growth while helping clients see real change.
New York, NY | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Opportunitiy to choose the industry I wanted to work in, my team, feedback process, courses available for personal training/development, informal networking opportunities/social events, hours/pay.


Downers

Formal networking opportunities were minimal.

Since I was always at the client, I rarely interacted with other interns.

Within industry, project assignment was random with little regard to intern skills/preferences.


Advice to Potential Interns

During your internship you will be required to be a people person. Whether and extrovert or introvert, ability to work in teams is critical with both your PwC team and the client. Real-time feedback is also encouraged so be ready to get some tough love throughout; it will lead to personal growth. Additionally, employers love interns who have analytical/deliverable-creation skills so very strong Excel and PowerPoint skills can really make your internship fantastic. Lastly, come here if you want to be in a specific industry (Finance, Healthcare), not a specific competency (operations, strategy, etc.) because that is the way that the company is set up. Also know that it is very difficult to switch from one industry to another once you start full time.


Sample Interview Questions

After receiving the case, one of the things I was asked was to provide a timeline with implementation steps to my recommendations.


Advice to Management

Since within an industry, interns are placed on random projects, interns should receive more formal opportunities to get to know other aspects of that industry. For example, in Finance if you are placed on an insurance company, but were always interested in consulting an asset management firm, you should be able to formally network with that group.


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars

Intern Life: Learning, Making Connections, Making Money
New York, NY | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being able to learn about the everyday life of an auditor and gaining an understanding of their audit process. Networking events: being able to sit down with partners, managers, and seniors multiple times throughout the internship.


Downers

I would have liked a longer internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

Make as many connections as possible and have fun during your internship. At the same time always ask questions and have a good attitude.


Sample Interview Questions

Tell me a little about yourself.

Name a time when you failed and how you overcame it.

Tell me about your time studying abroad.

Can you describe some of the responsibilities/roles that you had on campus?

Tell me about some of your responsibilities at your last job.


Advice to Management

Hosting more events so that interns can get to know their fellow interns better. Once at the client site, it was hard to meet other interns.


Would You Recommend

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5.0 of 5 stars

Best Accounting Internship Available
Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I got real life experience and saw exactly what I will be doing when I start full time.


Downers

The commute.


Advice to Potential Interns

PwC takes pride in how well they treat all of their employees, both personally and financially.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

PwC's Internship Experience: Where You Can Build Valuable Relationships & Kick-off Your Business Career With Real-Time Improvements
Houston, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Hands-on Experience, Supportive/Collaborative Environment, Real-Time Improvements


Downers

I would've liked to gain a bit more experience in a different department within the firm.


Advice to Potential Interns

The work can be challenging but the firm's values are shown throughout its employees and working for PwC is very rewarding.


Sample Interview Questions

Why did you choose accounting? Why tax?

What makes you different than other potential candidates?

Do you see yourself living here? (location of internship)

Tell me a little bit about yourself.


Advice to Management

I believe it's important to build growth with diverse employees who can bring different ideas to the firm.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Great Learning Experience
Hartford, CT | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The pay was great, you experience a lot of development in a short amount of time and the people at the firm are great.


Downers

It got off to a slow start but that's just because it's slower during the summer.


Advice to Potential Interns

The people at the firm are so welcoming and want to help you learn and the exposure you get to the clients is great. PwC has a phenomenal reach and endless resources so If you're looking to start your career in public accounting they are definitely the employer of choice.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Amazing Opportunities Start With PwC
Detroit, MI | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Best: People, the work was interesting, the firm was in a safe/secure area, compensation, the “buddy” program

Worst: Training


Downers

I didn’t think that all of the training we did was necessary.


Advice to Potential Interns

They try their hardest to be elite and I think they do it. They don’t miss out on any aspect.


Sample Interview Questions

Interviewed 2 years ago: do not remember


Advice to Management

I think they need a new way of tracking time and a new email system


Would You Recommend

Yes


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