PwC Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated 27 Jun, 2014
Updated 27 Jun, 2014
44 Interview Reviews

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    Risk Assurance Inern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    The interview was a two part affair 2 part deal. I first received an invitation to interview with PwC on campus, after submitting an application on my university's career services website. The on campus interview lasted 30 minutes and was all behavioral. T was notified the following day that I was invited for an office visit/second interview. At the office, I interviewed with a partnet and manager, both were conversational and behavioral in nature. I was confident in my interviews, but lose hope as it took 13 days to finally hear back. The partner i interviewed with at the office called me to personally say i was welcome to intern with the firm.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Senior Associate - Advisory Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds; one case one behavioural

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Start Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my school's career office. I received notice of a first interview through the school's website and notice of the second interview through email. The first interview was in person and the second interview was over the phone. After the second interview I received notice of the job offer soon after.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    All those involved were ignorant of the others in the process. Eventually, I was asked to relocate and made a lesser offer because I was told my non-profit experience didn't apply (although, it was the exact same me type of position). I accepted the offer and then they went back on their offer and said they changed their mind. Very unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They went back on their offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 stages for the interview and hiring process, one on campus and one in the Chicago office. The on the Chicago has 3 interviews while the one on campus is just a conversation with a partner.

    Interview Questions
    • What is an example of a time when you had to get someone to agree with you and how did you do it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Audit Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at PwC in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Great people, informal interviews. Just know a lot about the firm and be sociable. They do a great job keeping you comfortable.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Associate - Advisory Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied on PwC website, recruiter contacted a month later. One phone interview with Manager in August first week. Waited for over a month for in-person interview at Chicago ofice. Met 5 people on same day in Chicago office . 2 Partners, 1 Project Manager, 1 Director and 1 Manager. Confirmed selection after 1 week, extended offer 2 weeks there after and accepted during the same week.It was a good experience overall, wait was tough though. Start Date is in second week of November

    Interview Questions
    • I was interviewed as Experienced Hire, lot of questions were on my experience with different technologies, where I want to be in 5 years, Ideal job description, few behavioral questions   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. It is what its is.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technology Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PwC in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round is behavioral based, your very standard behavioral question.
    Second Round is three 45 minute interviews at their HQ. Two of them are behavioral, and one is a case question.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Actuarial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    On-campus interview followed by an on-site interview in Chicago, IL. The HR contact told me she would call me with in two weeks. I e-mailed her 5 times and called their office trying to contact them after the two weeks was up. The got back to me 4 weeks later. Thanks PwC.
    Had a panel of people we could talk to about full time work. No actuaries, all consultants. We were under the Tax people for some reason, apparently, we did not get our own department or area.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The HR contact took look to contact me so I took a different offer.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    -- One 30-minute 1st round on-campus interview with a Director who I met before at a campus recruiting event
    -- Two 30-minute 2nd-round interviews at the office with a Partner and a Director (including one office tour and one coffee break)
    -- The partner called in the afternoon on the same day after the interview, extending an offer

    Interview Questions
    • What do you think we mean by saying "PwC wants to hire those who can make an impact on our company?" What is the impact you had on the other from your university? What impact would you have on PwC? How would you measure those impacts?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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