A group of Year 12 and 13 female students who study Maths and Computer Science, recently attended a careers insight day opportunity with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Based in Leeds city centre, PwC cover an extensive range of services from pensions and risk assurance to business recovery to audit. The company have developed a proactive community affairs programme focused on creative and active partnerships in the communities where they have a presence.
The students took part in a series of rotational workshops, giving pupils an insight into the FinTech industry such as augmented reality, virtual reality and cybersecurity with PwC volunteers. The workshops were designed to show the students first-hand what a career in FinTech involves and how they can apply their skills from the classroom to future careers. Students were then able to quiz PwC technology apprentices and graduate scheme participants about what it’s really like to work in the industry – gaining insight into different routes and pathways into FinTech.
A warm welcome from @PwCYorksNE as we are joined by @lawnswoodschool @StMarysMenston @abgacademy @RoundhaySchool for today's Fintech event, exploring pathways and opportunities in the sector! #Leeds #STEM #professionalservices pic.twitter.com/CGJBCe61s7— Ahead Partnership (@AheadP_ship) October 2, 2018