Programme type: Diversity in business
Programme : Women in business (penultimate year students) in Audit
Application deadline: 21-Apr-2021 12:00:00 AM
Job ID: 45657BR
It’s an exciting time to join us in Audit. Quality is at the heart of how we build trust in society. We bring passionate people together to work inclusively and celebrate our successes. We put the team first and pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business. We recognise Audit as a deep specialism and give our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety. Our people challenge and are open to challenge themselves as we work to solve important problems for the organisations we audit. They take pride in their work and profession, working together with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They put the team first and are passionate about quality in everything that they do.
By joining us you’ll work in an environment that inspires you and gives you an active role in designing and shaping the future of Audit. We drive change through innovation, imagination and creativity. We embrace diversity both in our people and the work you’ll do. You’ll have an exceptional career experience working with and learning from the best.
Female talent is currently underrepresented in our industry with only 21% of equity partners at PwC being female. Although in 2020 40% of our equity partner promotions and 44% our graduate intake were female there’s still work to be done. Through our Women in Business programme you’ll complete a 3-day virtual programme, which could lead to an offer of an internship or 11 month placement if you’re in your first year or a graduate role if you’re in your penultimate year. Open to all first year students on a three-year degree or penultimate year students regardless of gender. We’re looking for students who are seeking an experience in professional services.
What you’ll do
During this three-day paid programme you’ll get an insight into what a career at PwC could look like. You’ll virtually meet mentors and buddies who’ll represent the variety of opportunities available across PwC. You’ll meet some of our Female colleagues to hear about their own personal career journeys, as well as from some of our networks focussed on Diversity and Inclusion. Through interactive sessions the programme will help you to develop confidence in a business setting and encourage you to bring your whole self to the workplace. At PwC, we nurture an environment where our people can be the best they can be. Our Women in Business programme will be a 3-day paid programme which will be run virtually in Summer 2021.
What you’ll need
You’ll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you’re on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.
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
Do you need a work permit?
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor candidates for certain graduate roles as the Home Office’s eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For more information visit our work permit section of the website.
When to apply
The deadline for applications is 21st April 2021
The deadline for online assessments is 5th May 2021
Assessment centres will take place in May 2021
Find out more
Do you need a work permit?
Please take some time to confirm your eligibility for the role. We welcome applications from all candidates but there are restrictions to some areas of our business and some points you should note on our website.
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for some roles as the Home Office’s eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For a list of these roles, please review the ‘Important information’ section of the work permit page on our website.
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
In order to be the leading professional services firm it’s important we have the right values, culture and behaviours embedded throughout our organisation, so our work reflects our purpose and we can successfully deliver our strategy.
Our values set the expectations for the way we interact with each other, our clients, and in the communities in which we operate. These values, and the behaviours that they require from us, are relevant to all our people regardless of grade.
They support a culture that empowers our people to be the best they can be, through challenging experiences and encouraging our people to speak up to make the firm a better place. We want all our people to understand and embrace the culture and personally feel part of the legacy this will create for our future employees.