PwC Virtual Insight Programme Online placement

Important dates

  • Application deadline date:

  • Placement start date:

Placement details

PwC's Virtual Insight Programme provides opportunities to gain lots of valuable skills and explore your career interests and options with PwC. You may be interested in doing an apprenticeship, going to university, or a combination of both. Perhaps you’re still not sure, and you simply want to find out more about PwC and the different areas that you could join. The Virtual Insight Programme will help you answer these questions by giving you a glimpse into their different business areas. You’ll also hear from people who joined through a range of student pathways and programmes and meet their recruiters.

Through this interactive sessions, you’ll get to experience PwC's different business areas such as Audit, Consulting, Tax, Technology and Operate to find out what it means to be an expert in that area. You can also take part in a variety of skills sessions which will build your personal and professional skills, preparing you for future applications and for the workplace.

The programme will run virtually across three days. For the optimum experience, you’ll need a laptop or computer and internet connection to join the online sessions, but many sessions will also be accessible via a smartphone. If you don’t have a personal laptop or you’re worried about your internet connection, please still apply to the programme, and PwC may be able to provide support with access to the necessary equipment. All successful applicants will be contacted regarding what support may be available after offers to the programme has been confirmed.

Recruitment process

You will be asked to complete:

  • An online application form

  • An online assessment

You can visit PwC's Employability Hub, a virtual online tool for guidance and support on our recruitment process.


You must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible for the programme:

  • Year 11 in England and Wales, Year 12 in Northern Ireland or S4 in Scotland and predicted at least 5 GCSE’s (including English and Maths) at Grade 4 or above (or 5 N5 qualifications at Grade C or above, including English and Maths)


  • Year 12 in England and Wales, Year 13 in Northern Ireland and S5 in Scotland and on course for at least 96 UCAS points across your top 3 A-Levels or equivalent qualifications (excluding General Studies and the Extended Project Qualification).

This programme is open to all eligible students across the United Kingdom.


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