PwC - Undergraduate Business, Risk and Controls Summer Internship
- £Competitive + benefits
- 28th February 2020
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Business, Risk and Controls Summer Internship
Locations: Glasgow, London, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Reading
Our Summer Internships offer 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, so be prepared to get stuck in.
We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world – in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. We know that today’s business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.
While this complex environment makes it much harder to predict where new risks will come from, we believe it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate, and discover hidden value. From our clients’ boardroom to their back office, we work with them 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 help our clients to discover and unlock real value.
On our Risk Assurance programme, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and industries. You’ll be on the front line, working closely with clients to help them reduce their exposure to risk.
Business, Risk and Controls programme
On our Risk Assurance 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 must 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.
Is Business, Risk and Controls Assurance right for you?
You'll balance your time between delivering controls testing to support financial audit engagements and risk and control advisory projects. You will develop a breadth and depth of business advisor core skills and understanding of frameworks through exposure to a variety of businesses and industries. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of clients including multinationals, government departments and new and growing businesses.
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. During your internship you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills and experience you need to grow your career as a risk specialist.
Within Business Risk & Controls you may experience one or more of the different areas of our practice, which will include projects in Controls Assurance, Internal Audit, Governance, Risk, Compliance & Controls, Trust & Transparency Solutions, and Commercial Assurance.
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
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
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.
Take the opportunity of a lifetime.
We have graduate and undergraduate opportunities in Actuarial, Audit, Consulting, Deals, Legal, Risk Assurance, Tax or Technology.
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