School leaver programmes give you a direct route into the world of work. They allow you to learn new skills, meet new people, and earn a wage while you’re learning. Not sure if it’s the right path for you? Mahmoda, from PwC, shares her story.
Why did you choose the programme?
My first experience of PwC was during the Business Insight Week. I saw this as an opportunity to learn about PwC, who they are, and what they do. After attending, I chose to apply to the School and College Leaver programme as I had enjoyed my work experience. If I had attended university, I would have applied for a graduate position after university anyway, so joining the School and College Leaver programme enabled me to work in my desired field, without needing a degree, which appealed to me.
What have you gained from the experience so far?
I’ve learnt many new skills, such as excel and time...