PwC

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What it does: One of the ‘Big Four’ and the second-largest professional services firm in the world. Delivers quality services in Assurance, Consulting and Financial Advisory Staff Stats: Around 250,000 globally

Hiring degrees in: Engineering, Maths, IT & Computer Sciences; Finance, Accounting, Economics & Business Administration; Health & Medical Sciences; Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences; Law & Legal Studies; Property & Built Environment; Sciences; Teaching, Education & Human Welfare

The PwC story PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is a product of a merger. In 1998 Coopers Lybrand, which began life as a London accountancy practice in London in 1854, combined with Price Waterhouse, another London accountancy practice that began around the same time and which had also grown into a multinational powerhouse.

PwC now has offices in 776 cities across 157 countries and three service lines: Assurance, Advisory and Consulting. PwC works with governments, private businesses and not-for-profits to “assess their performance and improve the way they work”. Domestically, PwC does everything from undertaking due diligence on the nation’s biggest corporate deals, to crafting policies to improve the nation’s health system.

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