STEM Careers

The world is changing around us—and fast. Businesses are feeling the unprecedented impact of rapid demographic changes, economic shifts, increasing resource scarcity, urbanization, and technology breakthroughs. To keep up, employers are searching for the people who can help their organizations adapt to what is now the new reality.


We're best known as an accounting firm, but that's only part of what we do. We're one of the world's leading professional services firms, offering industry-focused assurance, advisory and tax services for over 84% of the largest public and private companies in the US.

Curious about what it means to put your quantitative and analytical skills to work at PwC? Our people want to share their stories with you! Click on the tabs to hear from PwC people with those majors and minors.

Pursue your passions and your career
In addition to leadership, communication and relationship skills that have always been key attributes to a PwC Professional, skills in data analytics and information management are more valuable than ever. We want to ensure that we are empowering our staff to drive innovation and lead change- to be the leaders who will build their own futures and our future at PwC.

No two career paths are alike and we’ll help you design your own. We provide the training, coaching and client experiences that help you build relationships and shape your career your own way.



Women in Technology
PwC’s WIT program empowers women at all levels by creating opportunities for leadership development, mentorship and more.

At PwC, we are driving change through our Women in Technology program. From mentorship to real-world training, we are investing in your success. WIT provides diverse business knowledge, global networking and career development to create distinctive growth and value for our clients, strategic partners and PwC.

Learn more about PwC’s Women in Technology program >

Why are PwC's leaders invested in bringing STEM talent to the firm?
Why STEM? Science, technology, mathematics, and engineering workforce development is critical to the future of the US. Why? Check out what PwC US Chairman and Senior Partner Bob Moritz had to say in his sit down with STEMBlog.
How is technology shaping the audit? Aura, Halo & Connect: 3 tools we’re using to simplify the audit through innovation. New performance, new clarity, and new perspectives. Check out PwC Partner Bill Brennan's LinkedIn blog.
Big data & beyond - Are you ready for a career in business? From analytics to business acumen, we share what skills are in demand. Learn more in our Big Data white paper.
10Minutes on people analytics - Financial data, sales data, customer data: It’s all part-and-parcel of making business decisions. But what about employee data? Our 10Minutes on people analytics describes how talent data can help companies make better decisions.

Technology and advances in data analytics are rapidly transforming the needs and expectations of our clients, highlighting opportunities for PwC to deliver enhanced value in the services we provide across the firm. In order to keep up with the fast pace of change, we need people who have the right background and skill sets to meet the expectations of our clients and the industry. A STEM background delivers critical thinking and quantitative skills that create value for our clients.

Advisory
• Helping oil and gas companies identify new technologies that will decrease drilling times and in turn decrease the amount of hours, materials, and money spent on drilling new wells domestically.
• Helping a client transition from an antiquated system on a laptop to mobile devices with an integrated system that allows them to have sales data and other vital information available to them.
• Working with a client to implement a cloud-based lending application at various financial institutions.
• Working with a client to upgrade their financial systems by implementing an Oracle Solution.
• Working on a Data Loss Prevention expansion project, helping the client to extend protection to USB and email traffic monitoring, as well as SharePoint scanning for sensitive data such as Social Security numbers and credit card numbers, mitigating risk of sensitive data loss.
• The Federal Reserve requires a Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) of each bank every year. We help to validate their models that they submit to the Federal Reserve to ensure that they have enough capital on hand. We use SAS (Statistical Analysis System) to evaluate and test their models and look for any key risks.

Assurance
• Working on an audit of a public healthcare company. We often handle large amounts of data and are doing analysis of financial statement accounts in much of what we do.
• Designing and implementing work programs to help our clients identify and manage risk surrounding their finances, operations, and regulatory environment.
• Working with clients in all different industries to understand their assets through data collection and analyzation.
• Testing our client’s systems to validate the completeness and accuracy of the information that comes from them.
• Helping clients understand how IT impacts the financial statement audit and also contribute to the IT audit by ensuring the systems are working appropriately.
• Taking large, complex data sets and turn that data into actionable intelligence so our clients can make more strategic business decisions.

Tax
• Leveraging various data analysis tools to assist clients with gathering and consolidating tax sensitized data from various source systems, and assisting clients in proactively managing their tax positions, thereby enabling better reporting and forecasting.
• Cleaning up data issues, automating the data transfer, and ensuring that tax deprecation is being calculated and reported correctly on our clients’ tax return.
• Leveraging technology to clean up data and processes in order to focus efforts on analyzing data.
• Manage Fixed Asset data in order to help clients analyze data, design a more efficient process, and implement more effective technology.

85% of CEOs say they put a high value on data analytics for their company.

Nearly 90% of senior executives say that Big Data has changed or will change decision making at their organization.

Erin

Core Assurance

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Stanley

Process Assurance

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Maureen

Process Assurance Solutions

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Alan

Core Assurance

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Ryan

Advanced Risk & Compliance Analytics Solutions

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Nick

Private Company Services (PCS)

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Michael

Tax Processing Delivery Group (TPDG)

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Angie

Private Company Services (PCS)

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David

Tax Processing Delivery Group (TPDG)

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Explore the career possibilities at PwC under the "What we do" tab at the top of the page. Need more information? Contact your school recruiter.

Vernon

Technology Consulting, Application Technology

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Stanley

Process Assurance

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DJ

Risk Assurance

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Maureen

Process Assurance Solutions

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Ryan

Advanced Risk & Compliance Analytics Solutions

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Erika

Reporting Strategy

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Michael

Tax Processing Delivery Group (TPDG)

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Angie

Private Company Services (PCS)

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As an Info Systems/IT/MIS major/minor, where do I fit in a PwC?
Core Assurance (External Audit)
Core Tax
Forensics Technology
International Assignment Services
Management Consulting - Analytics
Management Consulting - Customer
Management Consulting - Operations
Risk Assurance - Enterprise Systems Solutions (ESS)
Risk Assurance - Performance GRC
Risk Assurance- Process Assurance/Internal Audit
Risk Assurance - Advanced Risk & Compliance Analytics Solutions (ARCAS)
Risk Assurance - Cybersecurity and Privacy Solutions
Technology Consulting - Application Technology
Technology Consulting - Cybersecurity, Privacy & Risk
Technology Consulting - Data & Analytics Technologies
Technology Consulting- IT Function Transformation
Technology Consulting- IT Infrastructure
Technology Consulting- Oracle
Technology Consulting- Salesforce
Technology Consulting- SAP
Technology Consulting- Workday
Transaction Services - CMAAS
Wealth Management Services
Management Consulting- Delivering Deal Value (M&A Advisory)
Management Consulting- Portfolio Program Management

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