PwC Talent Academy

In the Talent Academy you'll engage with your chosen business area to gain a greater understanding of their work and how we add value to our clients.

Outline of Activity

The Northern Ireland Talent Academy is a course designed to help develop your overall business awareness as well as giving you an opportunity to get a taste of what it's like to work at PwC.

Learning Outcomes

Through the Talent Academy, you'll benefit from a demanding but rewarding 2 days learning and reflection with a dedicated PwC facilitator to work with your group throughout.

You'll discover which business area you're interested in and complete a Career Focus Day after the Talent Academy to potentially gain a place on one of our Northern Ireland internship or business placement programmes, which could ultimately lead to a graduate offer with our Northern Ireland office.

Assessment Details

During the Talent Academy you'll experience a range of skills sessions, group projects and business awareness workshops to help you build on your existing skills and knowledge with the workplace firmly in mind - and we’ll have some fun along the way too! The academy has been designed to allow you to gain a more detailed overview of Professional Services, providing you with the opportunity to learn more about what we do, as well as providing a fantastic opportunity to meet and interact with PwC staff of all levels.

Get ready to network and learn about our business areas, work culture and the firm’s values and purpose, through interactive virtual sessions to help you decide which area of our business you’d like to start your career in. By the end of the academy, we aim to have equipped you with skills that are valuable in all markets, based around the PwC Professional framework.

In line with current government restrictions, this programme will run virtually on 30th & 31st March 2021.

What you'll need

You'll need to be interested in one of our Northern Ireland programmes, such as internship or business placement
You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university student on a 3 year degree course; or
You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university students on a 4 year degree course with one year spent in industry; or
You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university students on a 4 year degree course; and
You'll need to be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject and 112 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent); and

You'll need to have a Grade C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent).

*from up to three A Levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent, taken in the same academic year and achieved at first sitting

Level of Commitment

  • 2 days


When to apply
The deadline for applications is 28 February 2021
The deadline for online assessments is 28 February 2021
The deadline for video interview is 9 March 2021

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