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4.6 of 5 stars (6,770 Ratings)

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Busy work

3.3 of 5 stars

Los Angeles, CA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The pay and networking opportunities

Downers

The work was not meaningful

Advice to Potential Interns

Go to bed early

Advice to Management

Reduce work hours and provide healthier snacks

Would You Recommend

Yes

LitwC

3.3 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The dear dear friends

Downers

Hours are long

Advice to Potential Interns

Kids who can hang

Would You Recommend

Yes

Hands on learning

3.4 of 5 stars

Philadelphia, PA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The team atmosphere that promoted my growth.

Downers

Unfavorable work life balance.

Advice to Potential Interns

The firm cares about your development be prepared to learn while also working hard.

Advice to Management

I would argue a greater emphasis on diversity.

Sample Interview Questions

Behavioral based questions such as: explain a time in which you dealt with a conflict.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Advance Internship, Begin Your Future

3.4 of 5 stars

Los Angeles, CA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Networking Opportunities, having relationship coaches and partners available to talk with

Downers

The real time critiques did not work for me. I had trouble requesting snapshots because my hours never loaded in to the system. By the time I got one, the internship was almost over so I had no time to apply those comments.

Advice to Potential Interns

PwC is a large firm but still tries to make you feel like you are not just a number. Career coaches and relationship partners were a contributing factor to this. They were always available to ask questions and chat.

Advice to Management

I've heard a lot about people quitting within the first few years. The firm should focus on work/life balance because there isn't much of one here. Either that, or raise salaries because there has to be some incentive to retain employees.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself. Have you ever worked on a team? Have you ever worked on team where someone didn't contribute to the level expected? Tell me about a time when you had someone critique your work. How do you respond to the critique? How did you decide to go into Accounting? What other firms are you interviewing at? Do you have any questions for me?

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great internship to meet a large network of individuals.

3.4 of 5 stars

Des Moines, IA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Getting to meet people from various offices.

Downers

The quality of work.

Advice to Potential Interns

Continue to be active about seeking out stuff to do.

Advice to Management

Have interns do more real work versus admin work to see what type of work they would be doing if they started full-time.

Would You Recommend

No

Great experience

3.3 of 5 stars

McLean, VA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Real time feedback

Downers

Too short

Advice to Potential Interns

Great company

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great People, Terrible Work and Travel: A Unsustainable Lifestyle with a Few Bright Spots

3.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The team I was on was great. I never had trouble with anyone. Everyone wanted to help and was excited to work with me. I was surprised by how much trust they put in me and did my best to not let them down. I also enjoyed the perks (free food Monday - Thursday, free admission to local museums, fun happy hours) of the job and thought the opportunity to travel was valuable.

Downers

The travel was terrible. Even though I was just flying from Chicago to Detroit every week, the irregular routine that consulting imposed on my life wasn't something I could take. I never had time to work out, was forced to eat bad food in a rush, and didn't enjoy working in healthcare. Health care was a boring industry, and I have no passion for it. There is no innovation in health care revenue cycle, and this aspect of the work drove me crazy.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are an engineering student on the fence about engineering or consulting, definitely try this internship. It will give you a true taste of the consulting lifestyle and help you figure out just how much you like engineering. For me, I missed solving actual complex problems rather than the silly ones that plague health care revenue. Also, be cautious if you are someone who enjoys having a routine and appreciates a work/life balance. In consulting, there is no true "end of the work day"; sure you leave the client office, but there is still the expectation that you be available to work from the hotel.

Advice to Management

I would cap the amount of work employees can do in a day. While the company may expect people to just stop when they need a break, there are some managers and directors who won't stop working and put pressure on associates to work just as much as them, i.e. 10+ hrs per day. That is ridiculous!

Sample Interview Questions

Tell about a time when you solved a problem by analyzing data.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Software Implementation Inter

3.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The intern events, being able to interact with clients, and meeting other smart and social people.

Downers

PwC places you in an industry and position that you are supposed to have your career in without any input from you.

Advice to Potential Interns

Start to look into areas of the firm you would be interested in pursuing a career in on day one.

Advice to Management

Let the interns have some input to where they go. Most of the other interns I talked to said it was a good internship, but it was not their first choice for full time employment, so I think some things need to be fixed.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great

3.4 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Meeting people

Downers

Can't think of anything

Advice to Potential Interns

You have to be willing to put in 100 percent

Advice to Management

Amazing

Sample Interview Questions

Strengths and weaknesses

Would You Recommend

Yes

#Adulting

3.3 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Networking with other professionals and learning about the industry

Downers

Sometimes difficult to maintain a work life balance

Advice to Potential Interns

The firm emphasizes self-learning and learning by doing but there is constant support along the way

Would You Recommend

Yes

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