The world of risk is changing. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. More volatile. While this environment makes it much harder to predict where new risks will come from, we believe that it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate. We work with our clients to protect and strengthen every aspect of their business; from people to performance, systems to strategy and business plans to business resilience. Through our invaluable insights and independent assurance we can help our clients to discover and unlock real value.
Our capabilities, scale and ability to bring together leading-edge specialists to tackle the toughest risk situations helps us create a sustainable competitive advantage. But it's our people, their curiosity and the inclusive, collaborative culture that sets us apart. Difference makes a difference and individuality is celebrated and embraced. We’re investing in growth and innovation. Our people are supported by the right tools and technology to strengthen our business and stay at the cutting-edge of new techniques. We nurture bold and dynamic behaviours to push the boundaries and be truly distinctive in the market.
Business, Risk and Controls
On our Risk Business, Risk and Controls programme, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and industries. The world is becoming increasingly complex, technology is disrupting almost every aspect of how organisations operate and the pace of change is unprecedented.
Organisations have to be more aware of, and responsive to, the risks and opportunities facing them. Governance, risk and controls is a board level topic and offers a diverse and purposeful career. In the initial years of the Business, Risk and Controls pathway you'll be deeply involved in understanding and assessing a client’s business processes, both operational and financial, and their IT environment, identifying and reviewing the risks and controls and providing recommendations to further enhance their design and operation.
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 work in teams with a culture of support and development that means you’ll benefit from working alongside highly experienced professionals and get insight on how organisations operate. You'll build your own professional disciplines and expertise in risk management that helps organisations meet their goals. You'll be part of a practice that among other services deals with corporate governance, internal audit, business resilience, commercial, financial and reporting risk and controls. You'll benefit from a training programme created by our learning and development specialists. What you get out of it is the opportunity to build the skills and experience you need to grow your career as a risk specialist.
Within Business Risk & Controls you will have the opportunity to experience different areas of our practice, which will include being part of projects in Controls Assurance, Internal Audit, Governance, Risk, Compliance & Controls, Trust & Transparency Solutions, and Commercial Assurance. Working across our practice will provide you with a broad and agile skill set which is fundamental to the growth of our business. Whilst you will not study for a professional qualification on entry, any qualifications or accreditation's that are relevant to your ongoing career development may be considered throughout your career at PwC
You'll also be studying towards your Chartered Accountancy qualification with the option to review whether you wish to continue your studies after the first year. This will be in addition to benefiting from a training programme created by our learning and development specialists.
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.
- 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.
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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