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4.6 of 5 stars Overall Intern Rating (4,026 Intern Reviews)

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5.0 of 5 stars

Meaningful and rewarding work experience!
Cleveland, OH | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Hours, pay, location, other employees.


Downers

Nothing, it was a great experience.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to put in long hours, but you will be fairly compensated and treated well.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

Great experience - treated like a salaried employee
Louisville, KY | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Experience

Networking

Benefits, such as expenses being paid for travel

Quality training


Downers

Work can get monotonous on some days, but there is usually a wide variety.


Advice to Potential Interns

This job will take up just about all your time during the internship. You'll work hard and long hours through the day, but you'll also have lots of fun at night and on the weekends.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

You get what you put into it and PwC will help to make it happen
San Jose, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Challenging work, supportive learning environment, amiable and professional staff, clear understanding of expectations and opportunities to meet them.


Downers

Work was slow at times but you can find ways to be productive (i.e. use learning resources, shadow employees, take on work from another department).


Advice to Potential Interns

Know your personal objectives and understand what the firm has to offer. Also, be open to finding new experiences and meeting new people. The firm is big and there are tons of great people in each line of service.


Sample Interview Questions

Behavioral interviewing - Why tax?


Advice to Management

n/a - the firm is very transparent about expectations, work load, and promotion policies.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

A great learning experience filled with many opportunities to grow your network
Baltimore, MD | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people at PwC and the mentorship program


Downers

Sometimes I had down time where I had nothing to do, which is understandable because it's not busy season


Advice to Potential Interns

PwC shows how much they want you at their firm and it makes you really feel part of this great organization


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

The best learning experience so far.
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I was able to learn more about the pwc culture and build my personal brand and network.


Downers

I liked everything about my internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

This is a great opportunity to get exposed to pwc.


Sample Interview Questions

Why pwc? Why niu? Be prepared to answer questions about yourself, career goals, a challenge that you had and how you work through it.


Advice to Management

None.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Amazing Opportunity Turned into Bright Future
Birmingham, AL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people I worked with, the opportunity to work on different clients, and the work/life balance were the best aspects of the internship.


Downers

I honestly cannot think of any cons to my internship at this time.


Advice to Potential Interns

Being a hard worker and an individual who has a lasting thirst for knowledge are the two greatest traits an intern can have.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Developing as a Public Accountant
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Plenty of opportunity, best system of technical education in the field, vast (tangibles and intangibles) resources to accomplish any tasks


Downers

Pressure not to work past the 40 hours (at which point OT starts)


Advice to Potential Interns

Work as much as you can and create a good impression of yourself on your seniors and their peers.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

A chance to try out what your full time experience will be
Baltimore, MD | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

- Meeting various individuals within the firm

-You get to attend Disney if you get a full time offer

- Going through the experience with a lot of people your age and the friendships built

-intern activities including baseball games and a barbecue

- Community Service activities


Downers

Internship was not during peak season of work (summer is typically slower time)


Advice to Potential Interns

Look for a firm that feels like a good fit for you. Most important thing is to enjoy the people you work with.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

Extraordinary!
Miami, FL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

- Exposure to different industries and IT platforms that PwC clients were using.

- Working with smart people which were very approachable and willing to help you.

- Being engaged and getting to do the actual work


Downers

N/A. The experience was extraordinary!


Advice to Potential Interns

During your internship potential candidate will get do the following:

- Exposure to different industries and IT platforms that PwC clients were using.

- Working with smart people which were very approachable and willing to help you.

- Being engaged and getting to do the actual work


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Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

A glance on life as a PWC Auditor
Tampa, FL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Interns are treated like first year employees and perform very valuable work towards the completion of the audit.


Downers

Working on Saturdays. Although we were compensated for the overtime which made it not so bad.


Advice to Potential Interns

Network with as many co-workers as possible and don't be afraid to ask questions.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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