Application FAQs

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Which jobs can I apply for?

We employ people in Assurance, Tax and Legal Services, Advisory as well as internal firm services such as Human Capital, Marketing and IT: Why don’t you take a look at our vacancies?

Which documents will be required for my application?

  1. Personal covering letter – We would like to get to know you. Tell us why you want to work for PwC and why you are the right person for the job in question.
  2. Detailed CV – Let us know about any previous experience you would like to share with us.
  3. Copies of employer references and certificates – Show us that you will be an asset to PwC.

Would you like to know what is particularly important to us in an application? Here are some pointers.

What language skills are required?

At PwC you will be able to make good use of your excellent knowledge of German and English. The working language for many of our network projects is English.

What if no suitable job is vacant?

If you would still like to send us an application, that’s great. Simply select one of the four speculative application options from our job opportunities.

If instead you would prefer to wait for a vacancy that suits your professional profile, register with our Job Agent. By doing so you will be kept up-to-date on any new job opportunities.

When should I apply?

We are always on the lookout for great employees. It’s up to you to decide when you would like to start. Apply in good time for internships.

How do I apply?

It is easiest to apply directly by going to “job opportunities” on our online platform. There you can create a profile and upload your documents

Can I apply anonymously?

Our online application form allows you to submit an anonymous application. Simply choose “Dear applicant” in the salutation selection field and make your application documents anonymous. The gender field is not mandatory either. Simply use sample or invented names for the mandatory first and last name fields.

All incoming applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. You may find our privacy statement and terms of use online by going to “New user” during the registration process.

What happens once I have sent in my application?

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt. Then it’s our turn.

One of our recruiting specialists from the Human Capital Team will read through your application and assess it carefully.

You will receive a response from us within two weeks.

Strict confidentiality will be ensured for all applications. After one year we will delete your data. You can find our privacy statement and terms of use online by going to “New user” during the registration process.


When can I do an internship?

The most interesting internship opportunities are between September and May. This is why it is best to apply for an internship in the autumn or spring.

What are the weekly hours during an internship?

Just like our Consultants you will be part of one of our teams as an intern. We prefer to employ you on a full-time basis, which will also ensure the best learning experience for you.

What is the duration of an internship?

An internship ideally lasts between three and six months. The longer it lasts the more you will be able to benefit from it.

When should I apply for an internship?

Internships will usually be filled at least six months in advance. So send in your application in good time.


Does PwC mentor students writing academic papers?

We are passionate about research and learning new things. This is why we are happy to support our interns and employees with their academic papers.