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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Management Consultancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: 340
  • Degree Required: 2:1

Our offer to you…

Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that. You’ll work directly with big name clients where you’ll get to grips with the value they’re looking for by getting into the detail. We’ll provide an environment where you’ll be able to explore new opportunities, to help you grow and find your niche. And we’ll give you access to be best learning and development around.

Economics Consulting
You’ll advise high-profile, senior-level clients in the public and private sectors, using the best insights and evidence we can gather. Your work will address the most complex business and policy issues facing our clients: navigating competition and state aid investigations and commercial disputes; designing and implementing market reform; and developing strategies for growth.

Our Economics Consulting practice:
Provides advice in competition and State Aid investigations, and commercial disputes using: economic, market and financial analysis; strategic case-making skills; expertise in preparing for, and presenting at, hearings.
Designs and implements market reform across key sectors of the economy by: exploring policy options and defining target outcomes; designing the instruments that achieve the policy objective; helping the organisations affected respond to reform.
Identifies opportunities for growth by: finding growth opportunities in a low growth environment by identifying profitable emerging market opportunities; building coherent and plausible scenarios to understand the impact of technology and social/demographic change on the market environment; assessing the total impact – across economic, social, environmental and tax dimensions – of growth opportunities.

What you’ll do
You’ll get involved in a wide range of projects and each one is different. Our clients will typically set an ‘exam’ question for you to consider and you’ll spend time, as a team, framing the question in greater depth. You’ll help to give them a clearer picture of what success looks like, how to value it, and advise them on how to achieve it.

Examples of projects you could work on include: advising a large financial bank of a developing country on reforming its financial sector; Assisting a client with understanding the impact of implementing an EU-wide e-Privacy Directive into UK law; advising a major port on its strategy for setting charges, given the commercial dynamics of the sector; preparing cost of capital estimates for a leading financial services company’s activities across a number different countries; undertaking independent expert assessment of competition in telecoms and its contribution to GDP in an developing country.

To find out more about what we do in Economics & Policy at PwC visit

What you need to bring us
• A 2:1 or above in an Economics related degree
• A UCAS tariff of at least 340 (or equivalent)
Equally important will be your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

Application deadline
• While there is no deadline for students currently studying in the UK, places are filling fast so we’d encourage you to apply now to avoid missing out.
• If you’re an international student, the deadline for applications to join our September 2013 intake is Friday 17 May 2013.

How to apply
We’re proud, based on the opportunity we offer, that students have voted us the number one Graduate Employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last nine years.

And we know that the skills and experiences you develop with us, will stay with you throughout your career. So join us, and we’ll help you reach your full potential.

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime.

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