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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Undergraduate Work Placement, Forensic Technology, Belfast, 2020

  • Undergraduate placement
    These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.

    We recognise that to bring value to our clients, we need to provide the best advice around technological innovation. With us, you’ll be at the forefront of new initiatives and explore emerging technologies and trends to help businesses. Whether that’s helping clients understand how technology can help them unlock their potential and protect their businesses, or using big data to provide insight and help steer strategy.

    Forensic Technology

    In Forensic Technology we develop and utilise cutting edge technology to help our clients in times of crisis, to understand past challenges and prevent future ones. We could be searching the personal computer and smartphone of an executive suspected of intellectual property theft, analysing large volumes of financial data to uncover hidden patterns, or identifying emails containing evidence of price fixing.


    As a technologist in our Forensics team, you’ll get expert training and the opportunity to work across a range of disciplines, including Forensic Investigative Analytics, and eDiscovery. We invest heavily in technology year on year, so that we provide our clients with market leading solutions and our staff with the latest tools and collaborative working environments to enable them to produce their best work.


    Our growing practice serves a diverse international client base, across a variety of industries and in many geographic markets, often working with our colleagues abroad. We’re passionate about technology, help clients solve important problems and work on some of the most high profile projects in the UK and globally.


    What you’ll need

    • You’ll need to be on course for a 2.1 degree in a STEM related degree (Science / Technology / Engineering / Maths) and demonstrate a passion for a career in technology and how organisations use it.

    • We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1. based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study

    • You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree expecting to do a work placement in your third year


    Our work is technical and successful candidates are able to evidence experience in one or more of the following competency areas

    • Data Analytics

    • Big Data

    • Data Modelling

    • Data Science

    • Programming or scripting experience


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