In Workforce we help some of the leading UK and international employers make the most of their biggest asset – their people. You could find yourself:

  • working on projects helping business leaders define their HR strategy
  • advising clients on how to improve the effectiveness of their workforce
  • helping senior executives understand their global personal tax obligations
  • helping to implement cutting‑edge technology in the HR space.

We work on projects across all sectors of the economy, providing vital support to clients. And whatever you work on, you'll learn about employment tax risk, employment cost reduction and employer social responsibility.


Our summer internships offer students invaluable insight into PwC's business and culture. You'll have the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and collaborate with experienced professionals on real client projects. The opportunities to learn and grow are unrivalled - so be prepared to get stuck in.

What you'll do

  • advising and working closely with clients on all aspects of reward strategy, from design through to detailed implementation for executives and the wider workforce
  • reviewing company executive compensation disclosure, governance and reporting against the requirements to support with compliance
  • researching and preparing reports, guidance and advice for HR contacts, remuneration committees, tax, finance and payroll departments and employees. These reports and guidance will be centered around legal, tax and regulatory guidelines of pay, benchmarking, and specific elements of the remuneration packages such as bonus and share incentives etc
  • providing research and data on market practice in various aspects of pay to support companies' decisions. These may include executive pay benchmarking, incentive plan design, global operation, taxation and accounting.

What you'll gain

Join us and learn about our business, build your networks and work alongside specialists in your chosen business area. You’ll receive on the job training that will prepare you for work on client projects to give you the best insight into what we do and what really matters to our clients, the economy and the wider community.

Our internships are designed to give you the chance to launch the start of your career and, based on performance, the opportunity to join one of our Graduate Programmes after you graduate.

Graduate offers will be for the same office and business area in which you completed your internship.

What you'll need

  • You’ll need to be in your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or
  • You’ll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed; and
  • You'll need to have achieved or be on track to pass an undergraduate degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course to pass based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.

When to apply

Once you have submitted your application you'll have seven days to complete the online test, this is the first stage of our recruitment process.

Assessment centres for this role will take place between 18 December 2023 - 28 January 2024 or 19 February - 4 March 2024. We expect to be able to give you at least a week's notice to attend.

Applications for this role may close early should we receive a high volume of interest so we recommend prompt application to avoid disappointment.