Vacation Employment Opportunities at PwC: June / July 2014

By on March 31, 2014

Why not get your career going with an early start at PwC? Our Vacation programmes for Accounting students often lead to training contracts. You have a great opportunity to make sure of your future right now.

Why join PwC

PwC is a leading firm which provides professional services all over the world. In other words, we offer you endless professional opportunities. We draw on the knowledge and skills of more than 161 000 of our people in 154 countries

Vacation programmes or “Vac” programmes are offered twice a year in all our major offices. They happen once in June/July and again between November and February. Vac programmes offer you real-life work experience. You can actually see and feel what it’s like to work for a professional services firm. It’s an interesting interactive programme.

Who can apply for Vacation Employment?

Any student who is studying for a BCom in Accounting, a B Compt, a Bachelor of Accountancy, or a Business Science degree leading to a qualification as a CA (SA) at any southern African university accredited by SAICA. Vacation work is a great opportunity for you to learn more about PwC and to experience our culture first hand.


  • Vacation employment is an opportunity to learn more about being a Tax Consultant.
  • It is an interesting interactive program, the goal of which is to experience what it is a trainee tax consultant does.
  • The 3 day program will equip you with greater knowledge of the firm; it is an informative and memorable experience!


  • Must be studying towards a Bachelor degree in the law and Accounting streams.
  • Students may apply for vacation employment from the third year of their undergraduate studies, preferably after having completed tax as a subject or as an elective.
  • Students who are studying towards the Honors in Taxation may also apply.
  • Students at university must obtain consistent passes in all subjects from first year through to final year.

Must have the following skills/competencies:

  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Punctual
  • Willingness to learn
  • Students may apply for vacation work at any time during their undergraduate studies.
  • Students must have obtained consistent passes in all subjects.

How to apply


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