Women in Business (Penultimate), Assurance, Milton Keynes, Spring 2018

West Midlands
10 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The PwC Deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, 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.

Women in Business

Aiming for the top? Our Women in business programme will give you an insight into what it takes to make it there in a firm like ours. At PwC, we're proud to have a high number of females in leadership positions. Enjoy this unique opportunity to spend time with these successful women who'll demonstrate the variety of opportunities available to you.

During this 3 day long paid placement, you'll shadow one of our female leaders within the business area to:

  • attend meetings
  • work with external clients and internal teams
  • undertake research and complete small tasks

You may also have the opportunity to shadow some of our graduate joiners to find out more about their experiences at PwC

Aimed primarily at women seeking an experience in professional services to get an insight into the opportunities at PwC. You'll need a good academic record and we'll expect you to demonstrate how you've used your initiative and team-working skills. You should also have done plenty of research into the area of PwC you'd like to join. We strongly advise you to apply for the business area and office that interests you the most as any subsequent offers will be made for this area only.


Join our leading practice and you'll be part of the team that gets to grips with every aspect of clients' activities, understanding their business to identify where our high-quality Assurance can add insight and value. It's critical work that enhances corporate governance and plays an important role in ensuring the reliability and relevance of business information. Work with our prestigious client list and you'll develop the business skills, knowledge and relationships you need to do well in a career that's about so much more than numbers.

Joining our team, you'll need to be able to think independently and confidently about sharing your point of view. You'll work with a variety of clients and be part of a team working with FTSE 100 companies as well as thousands of smaller organisations. As we work in many different industries, you'll also be able to gain specific industry experience. Our work in Assurance is client focused and you'll be working at client sites and, at times will need to travel away from home. During our busy season, we often work to meet tight deadlines, which can mean longer hours.Our Assurance teams are flexible to the changing needs of our clients.

What you'll gain

Impress us during this 3 day placement and following a final senior interview, you could well earn a place on one of our programmes for the year after.

Shadowing days

The date of your placement will be dictated by the availability of the leader and your recruiter will share with you the available dates when you are offered a place.

The start date you've chosen to apply to will determine when your placement will take place:

  • Spring - your placement will take place during the Easter holidays
  • Summer - your placement will take place during the Summer holidays
  • Winter - your placement will take place during the Christmas holidays

What you need to get in

  • You'll need to be in your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or
  • You'll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed; and
  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree in any subject

We know that the skills and experiences you develop with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.

Location: Milton Keynes

About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

Find out more

  • The skills and behaviours we're looking for
  • Selection process
  • Psychometric and interview e-learn
  • People profiles
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  • Diversity and inclusion