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Tax Intern Interview

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

The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC in December 2011.

Interview Details

The super day has three 30mins individually interviews. They are asking you questions about your past. Not too many behavioral questions.

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Neutral Experience
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tax Intern Interview

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

    The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Got through the first round on campus interview, then they invited me for an office visit, aka "Superday". Start the day around 8:30am, you meet all the interviewees that day, follow by a presentation and a panel discussion (try to ask at least one GOOD question). Then you get assigned to a first year associate that will take you to all your interviews. I interviewed with a manager, a director, and a partner. Everyone was extremely friendly, it was more of a conversation rather than an interview. They want to see if you can hold a decent conversation. Lastly, the first year associate will take you to a group lunch with the other interviewees. I got a call from the partner I interviewed a couple hours later offering me the position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at PwC in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    On-campus interview. Invited to an office interview. There was a prenight social the night before the interview to get to know the other applicants and employees. It was very relaxed and fun. The next day was the office visit/interview. It consisted of an office tour, presentation, three 1:1 interviews (Director, Manager, and Partner), lunch, and a panel discussion. It was relaxed yet serious. It was about getting to know the person across from you though. After the interviews we went to lunch with all of the other applicants and some employees and partners. I was contacted the following monday by a partner congratulating me and he extended an internship offer. HR followed up a few days later with the details.

    Advice: be yourself, relax, and have fun
    (interviews should be a great/enjoyable experience for both the interviewer and interviewee)
    (generally speaking, interviews are not as bad as people make them out to be, you have to come prepared though) (remember: a good resume will get you an interview, but you have to get the job)

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    just chatting, no real behavior questions.
    interviewers are nice and really want to make you feel comfortable.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tulsa, OK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tulsa, OK
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied for an internship with PwC through my schools career services. They contacted me via email saying them would like to do an interview on campus. Fairly easy, low pressure. Spoke with the tax partner who gave me an overview of what its like at their office, what their culture is like, etc. Asked basic questions about my availability, some questions about my resume. After that I was contacted via email asking for an office interview. The office interview involved mini-interviews with each member of the tax department, each having questions to ask you about your past or how you would handle a particular situation.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you faced adversity within a group setting   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Intern 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 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied for tax intern through my university. First round i had a on-compus interview with a tax director. Just be yourself and talk about your background. Second round is on-site interviews with three professionals (partner, director, and manager)

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

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

    The process took a weekinterviewed at PwC in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    relaxing, basic question, like why Pwc? and why did u choose to come this the university

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was offered a first round on campus interview with PwC after I applied through my campus career center. The interviewer was really nice and tried to make you feel comfortable. The interviewer initially gives you a brief intro about his/her background before asking you questions. My interview was only 20 minutes, and the only question he asked me was to tell him 3 things about myself. And I had a few minutes left to ask him questions. I didn't receive an offer for second rounds though. I could have failed the interview because I lacked interviewing experience...but the interviewer was definitely not intimidating.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    1st round interviews were held on campus. It consisted of one 30 minute interview in which a senior manager interviewed me. It was a pretty standard interview. Questions about my past/resume and behavioral questions were asked.

    2nd round / in-house interviews were held 1-2 months later at the PwC office. It was a half day affair from 9a-2p. The recruiter gave a brief presentation followed by a talk and Q&A with a partner. Then we were introduced to our "office visit buddy." The buddy was basically a 1st year associate that basically guided us around the office to the different places we had to be. We had a little icebreaker with the other interviewees and buddies and then we were led to our interviews. The interviews were held in a vacant office and the interviewers came to that office to interview me. I had two 1-on-1 interviews by a senior manager and a partner, both for 30 minutes. Both were pretty standard but there was a lot of time left for me to ask questions in these interviews. All the interviewees then had lunch with their buddies. After lunch we had a tour of the MOCA/Disney building in downtown LA.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Intern 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 a dayinterviewed at PwC in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    I first received a call from a manager prior to being formally invited to the office. He asked me a series of questions mostly related to my resume. After a few days I received an email invitation to visit the office and interview for the position.

    I interviewed with three individuals. The basic behavioral questions (worked on a team etc..) were asked. But overall the interviewers justed wanted to see if their personalities would be compatible with mine.

    Interview Questions
    • Example of when you worked on a team? Did you like it?   Answer Question
    • If a problem came up during a project while working on a team, how did you deal with it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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