Running during the summer, 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.
Actuaries work with uncertainty. Join us and you’ll help clients analyse how future events could affect them. This could be anything from a corporate take-over to a major natural disaster. You might be calculating the impact of changing demographics or legislation on pension schemes; the effects that changes in financial markets have on different organisations; or how likely a business is to be hit by an earthquake.
In Pensions, you’ll work with a wide variety of companies, from large multinationals to private listed businesses. Using our market-leading pensions analytics tool and range of expertise, you'll help clients develop and implement their pension strategy or benefit schemes, consult on how they should manage both liability and asset risks within their pension plans, negotiate with trustees on how to fund schemes, , design plans to help employees save for retirement, advise on potential mergers or acquisitions, and account for their pension schemes.
What you’ll gain
You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you. If it is - and you perform well - you could go back to university with a graduate job offer. And you’ll certainly raise your commercial awareness and interpersonal skills to new levels. By experiencing life inside the world’s leading professional services organisation, you’ll develop many new skills and qualities that will be valuable whatever you choose to do.
What you need to get in
At PwC we no longer use UCAS tariff as an assessment tool for the majority of our undergraduate and graduate opportunities. However, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries require you to have
Minimum Grade C in A Level mathematics or equivalent (Depending on your degree subject this A level requirement may be dropped)
In addition to this UCAS requirement, PwC also require you to be
In your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or
In your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed; and on target for a 2.1 in any degree discipline
If you are unable to meet these UCAS requirements, we won’t be able to consider you for a role as an Actuary. Therefore, you may want to consider other programmes on offer which don’t have a UCAS tariff requirement. If you would like to find out more about the requirements for the IFOA please refer to the following link https //www.actuaries.org.uk/become-actuary/how-become-actuary
The PwC Deal
We want people to build exceptional careers during their time at PwC. When you feel motivated and energised by your work, you're more able to contribute to the organisation, as well as achieve your aspirations. 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. We empower people to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential. In return, your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It’s critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world’s important problems. We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential. Learn more here pwc.co.uk/diversity
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