PwC's Whole Leadership Award

The PwC’s Whole Leadership Award is about identifying young aspiring leaders by providing a 10-weeks internship, tailored mentorship and token monetary reward during university. The skill sets, knowledge and relationships built with us will prepare you for your career journey ahead.

What would you gain from this award?

Through our internship programme, we hope to provide you with an immersive learning experience in PwC. This will be an opportunity to learn about what we do behind the scenes, so that you can choose the career path that best suits you.


Foundation level

  • You will be able to build on your foundation obtained from university to improve analytical capabilities and logical reasoning. This allows you to interpret complex issues in a concise manner.

Learning & Development

  • Awardees will gain insights and exposure through projects during their internship.
  • Through the internship and mentorship sessions with the coaching team, you will get to know your strengths and areas of development.
  • You will be able to develop EQ skills required to better motivate, empathise and work together with other team members.


  • Apart from the work that you do, you are also encouraged to be involved in various activities within the firm to build your network and foster relationships with people beyond your team. Some activities include corporate responsibility initiatives, Firm wide TGIF, sports and networking events.

At the end of this program, we hope that you will be able to take away valuable insights and experience what life is like working at PwC. Depending on your performance during your Internship and the needs of the business, you may then be offered a permanent role with PwC as an Associate.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for PwC Whole Leadership Award, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Accountancy, Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Undergraduates pursuing a full-time degree program at a local University
  • Undergraduates must have at least completed the following year of studies:
    • Completed year 1 of the Bachelor’s Program

How can you stand out?

We are looking for individuals who show exemplary performance holistically. In PwC, we assess candidates based on our PwC Professional Global Leadership framework.


Your application should highlight:

  • Excellent grades at school – To indicate your GPA within your resume and upload both transcript / degree audit and resume during application
  • Leadership experience (eg: leadership positions in extracurricular activities)
  • A positive attitude, problem solving ability and willingness to learn - tell us what your key achievements have been so far!
  • Internship experiences and case competitions experiences
  • Aspirations –your motivations, career goals and why PwC?

Application timeline

  • Application period

    19 September 2022 -
    11 November 2022

  • Shortlisting

    14 November 2022 -
    Mid December 2022

  • Outcome

    Mid January 2023

  • Internship

    May 2023 - August 2023
    December 2023 - January 2024

How to apply for PwC’s Whole Leadership Award

  1. Apply online via our career portal (simply upload your detailed CV and degree audit!)
    Click here to go to the job board, then type "PwC Whole Leadership Award"
  2. You will receive an email from us to complete pymetrics within 3 working days of your application submission. Pymetrics comprises two assessment components. The first component is a series of engaging online games that will assess cognitive, behavioural and emotional traits. This allows us to learn more about you and gives us insights into where you will thrive the most in our business. The second component would be a digital interview where we are able to find out more about you and your experiences.
  3. Shortlisted students will be offered either our year-end or mid year internship programme
  4. Offer and on-boarding

Hear from our awardees...

Avril Bin

Avril Bin, RMIT University
Intern, Tax

"The PwC internship program has opened a window of opportunity for me to experience and better observe the inner workings of the firm. The coaching culture is one that I am sure every intern would appreciate. It transcends from the formal mentor and mentee system that the firm has in place for all new hires including us interns!"

Lum Dong Yee

Lum Dong Yee, Singapore Management University
Intern, Financial Services Assurance

“My PwC internship has been an invaluable learning opportunity made possible by the wonderful colleagues I worked with. Their willingness to guide and trust me with meaningful work was essential to advancing myself professionally”

Anchit Kher

Anchit Kher, Singapore Management University
Senior Associate, Management Consulting

“My PwC internship helped me realise and showed me how a strong coaching culture can help me navigate through intense projects and offered great exposure to different industries and areas of work”

Jerwin Antony

Jerwin Antony, University of London
Senior Associate, Management Consulting

“My PwC internship was defined by the amazing people I worked with, who guided and enabled me to achieve my career potential. The strong coaching culture here between mentor and mentee is something that I admire.”

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