PwC is the largest professional services firm in the world. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. In the UK, we have a regional network of 34 offices, 17,500 people and almost 900 partners.
Whether you’re at university, but thinking about your career options early, or are about to graduate, there’s an incredible variety of career paths open to you. Whichever one you choose, you’ll get your career off to the best possible start.
It’s an inspiring backdrop for your career, whether you’re making a difference to a public or a private company, a government or a charity. If you’re on the path to a professional qualification, the firm will financially support you through your exams and help you prepare fully with study and exam leave. Plus you’ll enjoy widespread support along the way — from expert tutors and a dedicated professional qualifications development team, as well as your people manager and peers. Longer term, you’ll have the chance to try new things too. You might work in different teams and offices, sample different clients and projects, try out new roles and even other business areas. It will all help you progress in line with your personal goals as well as our ever-changing business needs.
If you join our financial advisory, tax or assurance practices, you’ll train towards a chartered accountancy qualification from ICAEW, ICAS, CAI or CTA. If you join the actuarial practice you’ll gain the Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries qualification. In the corporate finance practice you’ll gain a chartered financial analyst qualification.
PwC Graduate Development Programmes
What you need to bring to us
Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.
- A 2:1 or above in any degree discipline (some programmes do require specific degrees)
- A UCAS tariff of at least 300 (or equivalent)
The PwC deal
No matter which area of the business you choose to join, and there are many to choose from, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life. All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything. You’re hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.
The ways in which you can gain work experience
No matter what year you’re in at University, we have many ways you can learn more about us, but most importantly, more about you. You can learn where your skills, interests and career goals would best fit. You can spend as little as 1 day with us, on an Insight Day, or if you’re looking to make a longer time investment, you could attend a 6-week internship, or perhaps an 11-month business placement. There are other work experience programmes too. Each with different time commitments to suit your needs, but all offering the same opportunity – practical work experience and an insight into our business. All designed to help you make an informed career decision. It’s worth knowing that last year over 90% of our interns successfully received a full time job offer too.
Browse local and national career events with PwC here.
How to Apply
And we know that the skills and experiences you develop with us, will stay with you throughout your career. So join us, and we’ll help you reach your full potential.
It’s the opportunity of a lifetime.
- Recruitment Website:
- 020 3036 2000
- Private Sector
- Number of Graduate Vacancies per Year:
- Applicants per Place:
- Placements in:
- Tax, assurance, actuarial, legal, consulting, advisory practices and technology
- Location of Vacancies:
- Starting Salary:
- £27,250 (London)
- Minimum Educational Requirements:
- 2:1 in any degree discipline and at least a 300 UCAS tariff. For specialist roles requirements may be higher
- Internships Offered:
Graduate Employer League Tables
- Overall Position: 2nd
- Northern Ireland: 1st
- London: 2nd
- Overseas: 4th
- Scotland: 4th
- Yorkshire and the Humber: 5th
- North West: 6th
- West Midlands: 7th
- South East: 8th
- North East: 10th
- South West: 13th
- East Midlands: 18th
- East of England: 18th
Annual Survey Graduate-level Posts: 485
Survey methodology here