#InLeeds: Let your career tech off with PwC

Mihika studied Electrical Engineering at the Uni of Leeds. She knew she wanted to stay in Leeds once she graduated, and the innovative nature of digital and technological jobs was key in helping her choose where she wanted to make her career. Her role at PwC has allowed her to build-up her skills and capabilities.

Company Ambassador – Mihika
Job Title – Technology Risk Associate

Digital skills used:

  • IT Risk Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Visualisation Tools
  • Project Management

Transferable Skills

When it comes to a career in tech, it’s important to have developed a number of interpersonal skills at university.

Meeting deadlines is a key part of almost every role in the digital industry, with many pieces of work on hold until other jobs are completed. Problem solving and critical thinking is also essential; being able to identify and analyse criteria appropriate to specific digital problems and plan strategies for their solution.

Studying at university gives students the opportunity to develop great interpersonal skills that they can take into any workplace in any industry.

Women in Tech

PwC believes in strength through diversity and this is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce.

PwC takes part in a number of events that discusses how companies can work together quicker to address the gender gap in technology careers. This is alongside organisations like ‘Everywoman’ and ‘CodeFirst: Girls’. PwC are also proud member of ‘WISE’, an organisation that inspires girls to choose Maths, Physics and Computing.

“Tech is an extremely dynamic environment and everyday at PwC is different because you get to work on so many different projects with a lot of people with different expertise. It’s a very exciting place to be.” PwC

About PwC

PwC is a global network of firms delivering services including assurance, tax, and consulting services for a variety of clients worldwide.

They pride themselves on promoting flexibility and a sense of community within a working environment. The company always understands individual commitments as part of a work/life balance and supports personal development.

As one of the largest graduate recruiters in the UK PwC have a wide range of roles to suit everyone, no matter what your degree or background. Their graduate and work experience opportunities are located in offices all over the UK, where students will be able to work in Audit, Actuarial, Consulting, Deals, Legal, Tax, Technology or Risk Assurance.


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