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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Your first have to directly apply for the program. It normally takes 2-3 weeks to hear bak from them to determine whether you have gotten the first round of interviews. Normally this is a one-to-one. It normally takes place in your college's career center. The second round is at the PWC offices and may be with multiple people at once

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    I went the explorer day a few months back and I used this opportunity to talk to as many employees I could. A few weeks later I received a phone call inviting me to a superday. Fast forward to the day of the superday, I kept in touch with my recruiter and talked to multiple people in the firm.
    Upon arrival, all the candidates and I were all greeted and given breakfast. After an information session there was a panel of employees who answered any questions we had. We were soon divided and given a companion to walk us to each interview. I had two interviews, one with a director then a partner. I did well because of prior interview experience and preparation time i put in. After my interviews, we were taken out to lunch and then sent home. I received a call two hours with an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing, I was very prepared. Know your resume, use the star method, show them you are passionate and motivated   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiating
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Was selected through on-campus recruiting. PwC had a formal dinner the day before the interview where you could ask questions to current employees. Very professional. Had the interview the next day with the same person i spoke to the night before. Went very well. Never got a yes or no answer.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Office where there were alumni from my university where much more receptive to me, and vice versa. If you're not from one of their "core" schools then you can forget it.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer asked many questions about my resume, but the most unexpected was just about me. He asked, "what do you like to do?" which is a very simple question but it caught me off guard. I would just try to be personal and not so serious and rigid.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Start Diversity Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    I contacted my campus recruiter at our job fair about this Internship, and she in turn told me how to apply. After applying for this Internship, I had an initial interview on campus. I knew the recruiters on campus well so that Interview was more like a conversation and getting to know me, with only a couple questions asked. After this initial interview, I interviewed in the office of my preference. This interview was very difficult, with 3 back to back 45 minute interviews with a partner, a manager, and an associate.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my university and received documents to be filled out online two weeks later. I was then called for an initial phone screen one week after that. The questions were pretty general like when will I have completed 150 credits and if I plan to pursue a CPA license. A week later I scheduled a phone interviewed that lasted about thirty minutes.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Risk Assurance Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    First Round: On Campus Interview
    Second Round: Office Visit

    Interview Questions
    • Very laid back interviews (all behavioral), the only real question they asked was "Why PwC?"   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    campus applied, receive first interview opportunity then

    Interview Questions
    • why don't you attend PWC case competition this year   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    PwC National Leadership Program, Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    I was first invited to an on-campus interview. It consisted of many behavioral questions and as always, they will end with "do you have any questions for me?" After this, I was called in for an in-office interview. This process took half the day, 8am-3pm, which starts off with a presentation by the recruiters, 3 consecutive 30 minute interviews by higher ups (managers, senior managers, partners), and then lunch. The interviews also consisted of behavioral questions. Honestly, I think to get into the national leadership program, you needed the second round interview. If they were just thinking of accepting you for local, you would receive the offer right after the first round. This is just my speculation.

    Interview Questions
    • There really are none. All questions were just normal, behavioral questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Just given the offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at PwC in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    First went through on campus recruiting. Met with a manager from PWC and was very conversational interview. Asked about teamwork examples (bad team players, how you handled situation, etc). Received a call for a second round interview about 4-5 days afterwards. The super day kept being pushed back because they wanted all the candidates to be in the office at the same time. Was pushed back about 3 weeks to late November.
    Superday started with breakfast, a HR manager presentation and then a panel with 2 young associates. Make sure to ask a question ( I asked about opportunities for international travel). Next I had 3 consecutive interviews starting with the manager, then director and lastly managing director. The manager asked the most technical questions ( Why Pwc, why tax, how do you manage time, work late + manage course load, team work, etc). The director was very laid-back and talked about the social aspect, sports teams that PWC can offer. Maybe asked 1 question off my resume regarding previous internship. Lastly was the managing director. Asked several questions about why accounting, why my school and why tax. Make sure to speak about at least one relevant accounting issue related to your position with the partner. This will set you apart from other candidates and the partners will love it that you did some outside research. Overall process was simple. Interviewed wendesday and heard back Monday for an offer in NYC office.

    Interview Questions
    • Why accounting? Why Tax? Why Pwc? Give examples of how you managed extensive course load/job/ school at once.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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