We are a full service market research agency within the largest professional services firm in the world, and so this creates a unique positioning in the market. We bring connected insight to our clients using a variety of data sources, both primary (qualitative and quantitative) and secondary and through our business understanding. Put simply, we help our clients to better understand their customers, employees and stakeholders.
These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You could sit a selection of professional accounting exams and leave with a graduate job offer to fast track into a second year role upon graduation. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.
What you’ll do
As an Associate you'll rotate across the team working on a variety of client projects. This will cover a range of sectors, audiences (consumer, business and employee) and cover both qualitative and quantitative skill development. You'll be a key member of our project teams delivering client research programmes, this will include:
· Attending client meetings and consulting with clients on project requirements to lead to proposal development
· Working in a team to design and implement research methods such as questionnaires, focus groups, depth interviews, online forums and consumer workshops using a blend of traditional techniques and newer technology to understand behaviour e.g eye tracking
· Reviewing and analysing data (both qualitative and quantitative) and creating client ready reports mostly in powerpoint containing insight to aid client decision making
· Presenting findings to a range of audiences (internal and external).
We work with a wide range of clients including the PwC firm across the world, major high street banks and retailers, media and technology companies, leading energy providers and a range of large scale public sector bodies and regulators. Each project you work on will be different providing you a full grounding in market research over the first three years of your career with PwC. After this time you will have the option to specialise in a discipline (qualitative/quantitative), sector and /or audience of your preference.
This role will help support and meet the growth plans for PwC Research. The successful candidates will be mentored and supported by a senior member of staff, who will assist them in meeting their career aspirations and development.
Do you need a work permit?
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for the following graduate roles as the Home Office's eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For more information visit our website .
When to apply
Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of Undegraduate roles available. We therefore advise applying early, but please be prepared for a short wait in processing your application at each stage of our process while we consider your application alongside others.
Line of Service
Undergraduate work placement in Technology
Entry Route Group