Spotlight on Employers | PwC Scotland

About PwC
PwC’s purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Helping clients and communities address the biggest challenges they face has never been more important.

Joining PwC is your opportunity to learn with purpose, lead with heart and make a positive impact on the world. You can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces the different perspectives our people bring.

PwC Scotland has over 34 Partners or Directors and more than 1,000 employees across their offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

PwC’s Youth Development Opportunities
As part of PwC’s strategy to promote skills development and inclusion, the firm focuses on helping young people (whether at PwC or beyond) to develop their skills and access careers, irrespective of their background.

Students from junior, secondary, and higher education institutions can benefit from a range of career development opportunities at PwC. You can learn more about these programmes by clicking on the links provided.

Employability Toolkit
This toolkit is a free resource for teachers and career professionals, with additional guidance for parents and carers using the resources at home. You can choose from a wide selection of lessons that can be easily accessed and downloaded for use with a class or group of students. Topics include:  technology, financial literacy and wellbeing. Each lesson pack comes with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a presentation and engaging activities for your students.

New World. New Skills - Virtual Schools Series
This programme, designed for secondary school students, aims to support students in developing their skills for the future and making the most of their potential in their chosen career. Resources available online are split into two age groups (Year 7-9 and 10-13) and their Dragons Den challenge.

New World. New Skills - Schools Series – Autumn & Spring 2021
This programme aims to support students in developing their future skills and realising their full potential in their chosen career. It will be a blended programme with a one-hour/90-minute virtual introduction to PwC and a half-day insight day in a PwC office, at the school, or virtually. Autumn term events for students aged 10 to 13 begin in October and there will be an equivalent programme in spring for years 7-9. This programme is open to schools who meet social mobility criteria of having above the regional average proportion of students eligible for free school meals.

Please send an email to uk_schools_recruitment@pwc.com if you want to participate.

Employability Hub
This hub is an online resource where you’ll find useful virtual tools to support you to develop key employability skills.

Virtual Classroom Recorded Sessions
These recorded sessions give students the chance to discover more about life at PwC and the opportunity to learn more about Flying Start programmes in Accounting, Technology and Business Management.

Virtual Insight Week
PwC's Virtual Insight Week is open to S5 students who can apply to join the firm for one week during the summer holidays to learn more about our business areas, improve their employability, and network with business and student ambassadors. This programme will run in summer 2022, and applications will open early 2022.