Women in Business, PwC Operate, (Penultimate Year), Belfast, 2020

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
Find out what it takes to make it to the very top of PwC from the perspective of one of our female leaders. Gain insight into what we do day‑to‑day, by partnering with an associate who’s on our current training scheme and experience working life with us.

Open to all, regardless of gender, this programme is to inspire and support students seeking an experience in professional services, and is part of our continued commitment to improve our female representation by showcasing some of our inspiring female leaders. The programme focuses on supporting you through our application process, developing skills and provides an insight into the opportunities available at PwC.

What you’ll do
During this three-day paid placement, you’ll work closely with a variety of people at all grades to learn what it's like to work at PwC, experiencing first hand the nature of the work that we do.

You’ll spend time with lots of different people, from graduates to senior leaders, attending meetings and working with our clients and teams to get real exposure to our business. Impress us during your time with us and you could earn a place on one of our graduate programmes for the following year. Our national opportunities will be running over the Easter and Summer holidays (restrictions for some areas).

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.

PwC Operate

We help clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and a unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges.

Financial Crime Operations
Supports how the financial and professional services sectors fight financial crime by delivering managed services and remediation activities.

Customer Redress and Claims Management
Supporting our clients to achieve fair outcomes for their customers by managing their claims and complaints

Compliance Operations
Providing testing and monitoring service solutions to clients who require ongoing compliance assurance

Project Management Office (PMO)
A best in class bespoke programme framework enabling businesses to deliver programmes efficiently, robustly, on time and to cost and quality.

Business Operations
Providing business operations for a range of clients including operational processing, complaint handling, employee screening, legal services and research programmes.

Augment Resource
A staff augmentation resource pool with specific skills and experience in programme roles, technology, finance and accounting.

What you'll gain
Impress us during this 3 day placement and you could well earn a place on one of our programmes for the following year.

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 placements will take place over the Easter or Summer holidays.

What you’ll need

  • You’ll need to 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 degree; or

  • You'll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed.


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.


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

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 about our application process here.