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University internship opportunities

PwC‘s internship programme is the first step in your career with PwC

Open to students in their first to fourth year of an undergraduate degree, this internship runs over four to six weeks during summer or winter break. This programme also offers an opportunity to secure a spot in our Graduate Programme.

Timeline

Application

10 Aug to 3 Sep

Shortlisting

6 Sep to 15 Sep

Interview

21 Sep to 20 Oct

Offer

By 27 Oct

Why intern with us?

Start your career with a diverse community of solvers trusted by clients the world over

As one of the most highly regarded in the business community. PwC’s internship programme provides you with unparalleled opportunities to work alongside experienced professionals to develop new skills and qualities, put into practice what you’ve learnt at university and give you exposure to what working life is like at PwC.

What goes on during the internship?

During the program, you’ll undertake challenging and relevant work through client engagements, networking events and other exciting opportunities. Furthermore, to ensure that you’re equipped with all the knowledge and tools complete your internship successfully, you’ll go through an induction during the first few days with the firm.

You’ll also be assigned a supervisor who will be responsible for looking after and guiding you throughout your entire internship period. Upon completion of the internship, depending on the needs of the business, you may be offered a full-time position with the firm. Hence, during the course of your internship, it is key to demonstrate that you’re a passionate individual, who strives to make a difference!

Programmes available

University: 1st year & 2nd year (double degree)

Build your foundations through your school curriculum, extra-curricular activities, hobbies or sporting achievements. There’s a good chance that you’re developing the skills we look for every day.

What’s important is that you reflect on your experiences and use well thought-out examples, both in your online applications and at interview. You should also think about your personal brand, and how you can make the most impact when you interact with employers. There are so many ways employers might connect with you – from emails, application forms and social media, through to meeting you face-to-face – so you always need to make sure you create the best possible impression.

Follow our organisation’s facebook/Instagram/Linkedin pages for information about culture, experience and any recruitment updates.

Apply for Whole Leadership Award

The whole leadership award will help give young talents the best start possible by providing some financial support during university, a mentor and a paid internship. The skills, knowledge and relationships you’ll build with us will benefit you for life.

Find out more about Whole Leadership Award

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University: 2nd year & 3rd year (double degree)

An internship provides a unique taste of what it’s like to work at PwC.

As an intern, you join us over a 10-week internship stint (either Year-end or Mid-year) or 6-month internship stint (off-cycle) before your final year at university to build the necessary skills and confidence through working with experts in the field you’re interested in.

You will get real-time on the job coaching while working together on a variety of projects that will put into practice what you have learnt at university. We provide challenging assignments and get you involved with helping solve real client issues, within teams of highly skilled professionals. Providing you with a realistic insight into the profession, as well as the PwC culture and practice. Depending on business needs, strong performers will be given a priority offer (PO) to join us as an Associate.

Do note that if you are interested in Consulting or Deals, there is no direct graduate hire. Do apply through our internship programme and strong performers will be given priority offer to join us as an Associate.

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University: 3rd year & 4th year (double degree)

In your final year of study and getting ready to start your career? There’s no better place to start than PwC.

With our global brand and reputation as the leading professional services firm in Singapore, the opportunities here are like no other. Our graduates start in June/July every year, and your first week will be an exciting chance to come together with the whole group of new graduates. This is a great opportunity to meet people across the business and create lasting networks within the firm that could span your entire career, wherever it may take you.

Apply for our graduate programme in Aug (for local universities) and Jan (for overseas universities) as we generally recruit about a year in advance. employment contracts are signed a year in advance.

Click here for information on the application process

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Our business areas

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Focusing on areas such as IT technology, finance, data analytics, regulatory requirements, data security and privacy, internal audit, and the third parties our clients rely on, we play an important role in helping our clients reduce risk and deliver high quality results, while meeting their strategic objectives.

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Advisory - Consulting

At PwC South East Asia Consulting, we help businesses to work smarter and grow faster. We partner with our clients to build effective organisations, innovate, reduce costs, and manage risk and regulation. Our aim is to support businesses in designing, managing, and executing change.

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Advisory - Deals

Deals provide businesses an opportunity for faster growth, development of stronger capabilities, accelerated operational transformation, value realisation and protection.

PwC Deals Advisory is a multi-disciplinary, market-leading global network. Our Singapore practice is the largest in the country, covering 3 market segments – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Infrastructure and Distressed. Our Deals services span across the entire deal continuum, from strategy formulation, to deal origination, transaction support and finance raising, through to post deal integration and exit.

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Tax

With around 300 tax professionals, PwC Tax is of the largest tax practices in Singapore. We advise global and local multi-national corporations on all aspects of taxes ranging from tax compliance to tax advisory services. This encompasses wide range of issues within direct and indirect taxes as well as strategising with the clients for navigating the future issues and opportunities within the tax world.

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Find where your skills fit

Business and Accountancy

  • Risk Services
    • Transformation Assurance
    • Digital Trust (IT Audit)
  • Advisory – Consulting
    • Management Consulting
    • Risk Consulting
    • Experience Consulting
  • Advisory – Deals
    • *One Deals
    • Deals Strategy
  • Assurance - GA & FSA
    • GA
    • Venture Hub
    • FSA AWM Research
    • FSA
  • Tax
    • Corporate Tax
    • Financial Services (FS) Tax
    • FS Transfer Pricing Tax
    • Global Structuring
    • Goods & Services Tax
    • Global Mobility Services (Individual tax)

*Completion of at least one finance module is required.

STEM

  • Risk Services
    • Digital Trust (Cloud Trust)
    • Digital Trust (Cybersecurity)
    • Digital Trust (IT Audit)
    • Data Trust Services
    • Digital Innovation Office
    • Transformation Assurance
  • Advisory – Consulting
    • Experience Consulting
    • Management Consulting
    • Risk Consulting
    • Technology Consulting
  • Advisory – Deals
    • Data and Analytics
  • Assurance - GA & FSA
    • FSA (NAG)
    • GA (NAG)
  • Tax
    • Digital Tax
    • Global Structuring (Economics/ Math)
    • Global Mobility Services (Individual tax, Immigration)

Arts and Social Sciences

  • Risk Services
    • Digital Innovation Office
    • Transformation Assurance
  • Advisory – Consulting
    • Experience Consulting
    • Management Consulting
  • Advisory – Deals
    • *One Deals
    • Deals Strategy
  • Assurance - GA & FSA
    • FSA (NAG)
    • GA (NAG)
  • Tax
    • Global Structuring (Law)
    • Global Mobility Services (Immigration)

*Completion of at least one finance module is required.

I have a question

What is the recruitment time for graduate or internship positions?

University Internship:

We have two internship cycles every year, each running from 8 –12 weeks. Due to our training and orientation programme, the internship periods cannot be shifted. From time to time, we also have off-cycle internships which are available within some business areas. Do keep a looking for the opportunities via our career page.

Eligibility

Internship period

Application period

Interview period

Outcome

Penultimate year students

Mid-year internship - May to July
Off-cycle internship - June to December

January

Feb/March

April

Penultimate year students

Year-end internship - December to February
Off-cycle internship - January to June

August

Sept/Oct

Oct

University Graduate:

We have two major recruitment cycles for our graduate positions. Generally we recruit one-year in advance. From time to time, we also have ad-hoc vacancies depending on business needs. Do keep a looking for the opportunities via our career page.

Recruitment cycle

Eligibility

Intake

Application period

Interview period

Outcome

Local universities

Final year students

This will vary according to the business unit but most of our graduates will commence between June through to September

August

 

Sept/Oct

 

Oct

Overseas universities

Final year students

 

This will vary according to the business unit but most of our graduates will commence between June through to September

January

 

Feb/March

 

April

What is the recruitment process for graduate or internship positions?
  1. Apply online and complete the application form (simply upload your detailed CV and degree audit!)
  2. No more psychometric tests! Instead complete a series of engaging and fun online games that will assess cognitive, behavioural and emotional traits and giving us a little more insight into you as a person and where you’ll thrive the most in our business. After you’ve completed it you’ll also receive a traits report so you can learn more about yourself as well.
  3. Video introduction
  4. Invitation to PwC’s assessment day! Where you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in our culture, learn more about what we do and discover where your passions and skills may fit. Over here, selected candidates will be offered an employment contract to join us!
  5. Offer and on-boarding

Note: Are you an international student and interested to apply for an internship with us?
Do note that in order to work in Singapore, you will need to have a valid working permit. Before applying, do check on your eligibility to apply for Work Holiday Pass.

Be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin so that you will receive an update when we kick-start our application!
 

I am not in my penultimate year. Can I still apply for the PwC Internship programme?

Unless otherwise stated, our mid-year and year-end internship programmes are generally reserved for penultimate year students.

If you’re a final year student, we encourage you to apply for our graduate openings instead.
 

If I have been declined previously, can I apply again?

Please let us know if you would like to apply for another position by sending us an email at sg_graduate_recruitment@pwc.com. Our team will assess your request and revert accordingly.

If I perform well in my internship, will I receive a graduate offer?

If you perform well during your internship, subject to business needs, you may receive a ‘priority offer’ which is a direct graduate offer (once you complete your university studies).

Contact us

University Internship Hires

Human Resources, PwC Singapore

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