Who are PwC?

Purpose-led work that makes an impact. You and your passion belong here. We offer a variety of programmes for School and College Leavers to start creating their careers with PwC. We focus on your skills and passions, not just your experience and education. With our diverse range of businesses and variety of work you’ll easily find your perfect role. Join us and we’ll help you to reimagine the possible whilst developing an inspiring career and help us solve important problems together.

What kind of opportunities do you offer for early careers and why?

Flying Start degree programmes: Our Flying Start degree programmes offer you the opportunity to start a career and gain a degree at the same time. 

Join us in Accounting, Business Management or Technology, where you can earn a salary and fast-track your career while studying for your chosen subject. Whichever programme you choose, you’ll work on a range of projects in a culture that embraces difference and encourages you to think imaginatively. At PwC we want you to feel challenged, to grow and to flourish. You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact, being the difference to our clients from day one.

School and College Leaver opportunities: All of our full-time School and College Leaver programmes are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business.

Virtual Insight Week: Our Virtual Insight Week programme provides opportunities to gain lots of valuable skills and explore your career options with PwC. You may be interested in doing an apprenticeship, going to university, or a combination of both. Perhaps you’re still not sure, and you simply want to find out more about PwC and the different areas that you could join. Our Virtual Insight Week will help you answer these questions by giving you a glimpse into our different business areas, and you’ll also hear from our people who joined through a range of pathways and programmes.

What skills do you value in potential employees?

 The PwC Professional is the firm’s leadership development framework. Regardless of the challenges and opportunities being faced, it supports each of us, and our development so that we can continue to thrive and grow, even in uncertain times. The PwC Professional framework plays a significant role in outlining the capabilities needed by our people to flourish, learn and develop together as leaders at every level. The framework exists to support the development and career progression of our people, helping them to meet the expectations of our clients, colleagues and communities in today’s changing global marketplace.

What advice would you give to someone starting out their career?

Research all of the different pathways available, whether that’s university, an apprenticeship or a combination of both with a degree apprenticeship, and find out which option feels like the best fit for you. If you’re unsure which pathway is right for you after school and college, we’d recommend joining one of our events where you can hear from our people on the different programmes available at PwC.

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Current Vacancies at PwC:

Flying Start Accounting

Our Accounting Flying Start degree programme lasts four years and will fast track your career in Accounting. During the programme you’ll have three paid work placements with us, built into the university’s academic year and lasting just one term in each year, so you’ll have the whole summer to enjoy.

Flying Start Tech

Our Technology Flying Start Degree Apprenticeship lasts four years and will fast track your career in Technology. As an apprentice, you’ll enjoy everything university life has to offer and then taste what it means to work in our technology teams on multiple

Consulting School and College Leaver programmes

We’re in the business of transformation, known for our pursuit and commitment to achieving results. In Consulting you’ll complete the Junior Management Consulting Level 4 apprenticeship over 2 years. Our training provider, Kaplan has created a bespoke exam course to equip you with the technical knowledge required for the apprenticeship.

Tax School and College Leaver programmes

The tax landscape is constantly changing. Your knowledge will help high-profile organisations, entrepreneurs and family businesses understand complex rules and make informed decisions with significant impacts. You’ll enjoy plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying towards a professional qualification which will vary depending on the programme.

Operate School and College Leaver programmes

Life at Operate is fast-paced and client-focused. It’s also highly rewarding. You’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the biggest global brands and develop yourself through our unique skills academy. We’ll support you as you study for a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB).

dofe_testimonial_quoteThe best thing about working at PwC is definitely the people. Everyone is so welcoming and they genuinely care about you and your development. My team has made my career journey an insightful learning experience and has also arranged great social activities, which has been so vital for me in building new relationships.
Corporate Tax Associate

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