Meeting other interns from all over the country at a national tax intern training in Scottsdale, AZ. Any opportunity to shadow full-time staff. Learning more about tax through helping prepare tax workpapers and returns. Intern networking events, the intern Olympics and community service.
Occasionally interns have a lot of downtime. Even though the full-time staff are extremely busy, it's hard to share some of the work with interns as it is highly technical and would require a lot of time and explanation.
Advice to Potential Interns
PwC has a fantastic internship program! They give you opportunities that most internships provide. You'll get to meet other students from all over the country with similar interests. This is an invaluable networking experience, even if you decide not to work at PwC full-time. PwC takes care of their people and want you to succeed. Don't worry about not having enough technical experience as an intern, everyone will help you learn when you start. Just have a positive attitude and be open to new experiences!
Sample Interview Questions
Tell me about a time you had a group conflict and how you dealt with it.
Tell me about a time when you were given a challenging project at work/school and how did you deal with it.
How would your best friend describe you.