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Summer Internship Consulting S&CC London 2021

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 2104844212

Job description

Our Consulting practice is focused on results, supporting our clients with fast track, profitable growth. We use our understanding of how business works and a knowledge of how the right technology in the right place can create competitive advantage.

Our clients might want us to help them enter new markets; address the challenges created by organisational change; or draw up a sustainability strategy that aligns their commercial objectives with broader environmental and social concerns. Our clients range from household names across a diverse range of industries, everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks, to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

You'll get to work closely with the best in industry, finance and government in the UK and abroad, bringing fresh insights and motivation to the problems they face.

Consulting - Sustainability & Climate Change

During the internship, you will work on a range of projects, both internal and external. This could range from focused research to benchmark companies' performance in tackling sustainability issues, to impact analysis to help clients identify where they can have the greatest impact on wider society. Whatever tasks you take on, you will have the opportunity to both showcase and develop your skills, whilst learning more about the team and what we do.


Our Summer Internships offer high calibre students the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and gain a valuable insight into our business and culture. You'll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. You will be doing real work on real clients so be prepared to get stuck in.

What you'll gain

Discover what a career with us is all about, and boost your employability. You'll find out first-hand if this is the career for you - do well, and you could be offered a graduate job to start the same year. Working alongside specialists, you'll work on client projects to give you the best insight into what we're about. You'll have the opportunity to build networks with your colleagues and peer group.

What you'll need
  • Have achieved a 2:1 undergraduate degree in any discipline Have completed a sustainability-related Masters (e.g. Environmental Science/Economics or Development Studies) or be on course to complete a sustainability-related Masters by September 2021.
Relevant skills including:
  • Strong understanding of sustainability principles
  • Ability to apply principles in a practical and commercial setting
  • Capable of applying qualitative and quantitative techniques including data analytics, data modelling and digital technologies (experience or interest using Tableau, Alteryx, Python would be highly relevant)
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in non-technical manner
  • A flexible and fast-learning individual, capable of operating in a dynamic environment

Do you need a work permit?

Your visa type needs to allow you to work for 6 weeks (at least 37.5 hours a week) over the Summer. Eligible to start a full time graduate role from Autumn 2021 or Spring 2022.

When to apply
  • The deadline for applications is 6 January 2021
  • The deadline for online assessments is 7 January 2021
  • We'll let you know the outcome of your application by 19 January 2021
  • Assessment centres will take place on 10-11 February 2021
  • Final stage assessments will be held in February 2021

Find out more

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.


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