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PwC Audit Intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 31, 2014
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PwC Assurance Intern Interview

PwC Assurance Intern
Chicago, IL

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in February 2012.

Interview Details – Two 30 min. on campus interview with an HR manager and a partner. Then went to Chicago office for second (final) round for a pre-night dinner and 3 back to back 30 min. interviews the next day with manager, senior manager and a partner.

Interview Question – Behavioral questions, "What's your leadership style", "From your prior internship experience, which employers did you liked and which ones did you not like"   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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Risk Assurance Intern Interview

Risk Assurance Intern

I applied through college or university and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – First round interview was with an Assurance manager on campus (I applied for the risk assurance internship). Very informal. Interviewer asked questions about classes - most difficult class I had taken, favorite, etc. Also walked through my resume and asked questions about past work experience. Also asked why I was interested in working for PWC. Very laid back interview. Nothing was difficult or unexpected.

Interview Question – There were not any difficult or unexpected questions.   Answer Question

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Assurance Intern Interview

Assurance Intern
Philadelphia, PA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.

Interview Details – Performed one phone interview followed by an in-office interview with three different managers within the department. Questions asked were fairly straightforward and focused on behavioral questions from experiences listed on your resume. Ample time left after questioning to ask your own questions.

Interview Question – What makes you stand out from other applicants for this position?   Answer Question

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Assurance Intern Interview

Assurance Intern
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – All behavioral. They want to get to know you as well as give you a chance to get to know them. Great experience. My only complaint would be that they don't like to consider you for other openings other than what you are applying for.

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Assurance Intern Interview

Assurance Intern

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details – Typical campus interview. Socials preceded the interview. Interview was with a senior manager in the office I was interviewing for. Interview lasted thirty minutes and consisted of get to know you questions. Also, there were the typical resume questions.

Interview Question – No behavorial questions.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Took another offer

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Audit Intern Interview

Audit Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – Applied through on campus recruiting. Was invited to a pre-interview dinner with a senior partner. He told us about the company and we asked him various questions. The next day I had my interview. The interviewer asked very basic questions about my resume, why I wanted to work there and NYC.

Interview Question – Who is your favorite teacher and why?   Answer Question

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Risk Assurance Summer Intern Interview

Risk Assurance Summer Intern
Binghamton, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in October 2012.

Interview Details – first round on campus interview, didn't make it to second round.

Interview Question – your greatest weakness   Answer Question

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Assurance Intern Interview

Assurance Intern

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – Very enjoyable interview, great atmosphere overall. Had two interviews, with a manager and then with a partner, and then lunch with two associates. No tough questions. Everybody is very polite and friendly. Prepare some interesting questions to ask your interviewers.

Interview Question – Why audit?   Answer Question

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Assurance Intern Interview

Assurance Intern

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details – I phone interviewed with the partner and it was mostly discussing my resume and behavioral traits. I was invited to an office visit where I interviewed with other people throughout the company. Most of the interview were conversational however one interviewer asked me more technical questions to test my knowledge.

Interview Question – Explaining different excel functions   Answer Question

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Risk Assurance Intern Interview

Risk Assurance Intern
Florham Park, NJ

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in December 2012.

Interview Details – I applied through my schools career center. I was invited to one on campus interview. The next day, I was told I was invited to interview at a superday later that month. The superday was at PwC's Florham Park Office (the office I was interviewing for) and it consisted of three 30 minute interviews. Later that day, I received a phone call from a partner telling me that I had received an offer for the internship.

Interview Question – No questions were particularly difficult or unexpected. Very straightforward and mostly behavioral questions. Many of the questions revolved around leadership and teamwork.   Answer Question

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