PwC Interview Questions

380 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (99%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

3.9
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  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (88%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

2.7
  • Very Easy
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  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (99%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at PwC

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2022Woman in Business ProgramLondonGeneralistPositiveDifficult
2021InternNew yorkMergers and AcquisitionsNeutralEasy
2021Audit InternNashvilleAuditPositiveEasy
2022M&A Tax Summer AssociateChicagoTaxVery NegativeAverage
2021Industrial PlacementLondonConsultingPositiveAverage
2021AssociateChicagoAuditVery PositiveEasy
2022Accelerated InternshipFrankfurt am MainGeneralistVery PositiveEasy
2022Summer AnalystAtlantaN/AVery PositiveEasy
2020Summer InternshipNew YorkN/ANeutralAverage
2021AssociateOsloGeneralistPositiveAverage

Woman in Business Program Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in London

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

3-4 months
Interviewed: May 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Presentation

Interview

The 5 hour superday consists of 1-1 interview, report writing, group discussion and presentation. The 1-1 interview was mainly motivation and situational judgement questions. For the report writing, you were presented with a business situation and were asked write a report based on that. In the group discussion, make sure to engage all of the members in the discussion and show confidence

Interview Questions

What would you do if client does not give you the essential information in your project

Intern Interview - Mergers and Acquisitions

Anonymous interview candidate in New york

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

Employee Referral

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2021

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

Applied online with an employee referal. One day of interviews that had a back to back. Nothing super technical.

Interview Questions

Asking about my siblings and how my parents would describe the differences between us

Audit Intern Interview - Audit

Anonymous employee in Nashville

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Recruiter

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: March 2021

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Networking events with recruiters, First round behavioral interview, Superday with three interviews mostly still being behavioral

Interview Questions

Describe the three financial statements

M&A Tax Summer Associate Interview - Tax

Anonymous interview candidate in Chicago

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: September 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Did not get chance to complete interview. One of the partners showed up late, said we could talk again another time, and after reaching out twice to the recruiter about scheduling this, I got an automated rejection email.

Interview Questions

One of the interviewers didn't ask me questions, just had me ask questions. The other asked about my interest in the subject.

Industrial Placement Interview - Consulting

Anonymous employee in London

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: December 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Personality Test

Interview

Initial assessment tests (Online immersive, SJT). Then Hireview. Then AC. Then 1-1 interview with management.

Interview Questions

How are finically statement related to each other.

Associate Interview - Audit

Anonymous employee in Chicago

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Applied through my school's internal recruitment portal, had a few informational phone calls with PwC HR beforehand, got two back to back half hour interviews with managers at the firm, received a phone call a few days later saying that I got the job

Interview Questions

Why PwC?

Accelerated Internship Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Frankfurt am Main

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: August 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Personality Test
Background Check

Interview

The interview was very friendly. No specific questions were asked. Important was the personal fit and sympathy.

Interview Questions

Who profits from auditors?

Summer Analyst Interview

Anonymous employee in Atlanta

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: February 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Skills Test

Interview

There was an online test then a 1 on 1 interview then directly into a super day. Super laid back and I really enjoyed the people I talked to.

Interview Questions

The interview was pretty easy - the hardest question was probably specific industry based

Summer Internship Interview

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: November 2020

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test

Interview

Process consisted of 2 virtual interviews, one with a senior associate and a second with a partner/director level. Associate level interview involved behavioral questions and technical questions. Partner interview was very conversational, more culture focused.

Interview Questions

Tell me about a time you worked on a project you struggled to understand.

Associate Interview - Generalist

Anonymous interview candidate in Oslo

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2021

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Presentation
Skills Test
IQ / Intelligence Test

Interview

Applied online. Got sent inductive and deductive tests. Phone interview/screening (10 min). Super day with 3 back-to-back interviews with HR, Managers and Partners.

Interview Questions

Why PwC and not any other big4?