Summer Internship Management Consulting Manchester 2021 Job at PwC in Manchester
Our clients might want us to help them enter new markets; address the challenges created by organisational change; or draw up a sustainability strategy that aligns their commercial objectives with broader environmental and social concerns. Our clients range from household names across a diverse range of industries, everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks, to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.
You’ll get to work closely with the best in industry, finance and government in the UK and abroad, bringing fresh insights and motivation to the problems they face.
We help some of the world’s most significant organisations transform their business. From improving the way they operate, accelerating their growth and reducing their costs, managing risk to developing their talent, we focus on their agendas and the big issues they need to deal with, both today and in the future. You’ll build core skills on a two‑year market‑leading programme where you’ll have the opportunity to experience a broad range of what we do, across different industries. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about our different consulting business areas and work directly with clients which will help you decide where you might want to specialise within core Consulting.
Our Summer Internships offer high calibre students the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and gain a valuable insight into our business and culture. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. You will be doing real work on real clients so be prepared to get stuck in.
What you’ll do
You’ll typically find yourself working as part of a team of anything from 2 to 30 people or more, working on projects that can be based anywhere from the UK to the USA, or Middle East to Africa. Our Client projects are resourced nationally, so travelling and living away from home will be required. When you are not on a project you are expected to be available to be based out of your home office. You’ll spend a lot of time with clients at their base locations dealing with issues as they arise, and gaining valuable exposure to different types of projects and diverse industries. Your role may be to carry out detailed analysis, helping support the recommendations that transform our clients’ businesses. You may also work on strategically important internal roles within the firm, where you can gain specialist knowledge from within the network. These experiences, combined with tailored training covering Consulting skills, emerging digital tools and technology, will equip you with the capabilities to really make a difference. Throughout the programme you will be supported and encouraged to take ownership of your personal development, continually learning through feedback from different projects and roles. For example your Career Coach will help you determine your goals, understand feedback, identify your strengths and where you can improve. Before you graduate from the Foundation programme, your readiness to promote to Senior Associate will be assessed against the PwC professional framework to demonstrate you have the attributes required and are ready to operate at that grade.
What you’ll gain
Discover what a career with us is all about, and boost your employability. You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you – do well, and you could be offered a graduate job. Working alongside specialists, you’ll work on client projects to give you the best insight into what we’re about. You’ll have the opportunity to build networks with your colleagues and peer group.
What you’ll need
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 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.
Do you need a work permit?
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for the following graduate roles as the Home Office’s eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For more information. For more information visit our website.
When to apply
Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of roles available. We therefore advise applying early, but please be prepared for a short wait in processing your application at each stage of our process while we consider your application alongside others.
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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.
Company Location: Manchester