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PwC joins leading businesses to nurture data science talent in South Wales

PwC are pleased to announce their participation in the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme. This is an innovative programme organised in collaboration with a consortium of leading businesses in South Wales and in partnership with the Office for National Statistics (Data Science Campus) and academia. The programme is managed by the Welsh Contract Centre Forum and part-funded by the European Social Fund.

This highly sort after programme attracted over 350 applications from across the country and internationally for 20 places across the consortium of employers in South Wales.

Graduates will study one day per week towards a Masters in Applied Data Science alongside work experience, rotating between three employers in the consortium every eight months over the two year programme.

The programme has been designed to deliver leading-edge technical skills alongside providing a well-rounded view, experience & understanding of different applications and contexts within different commercial environments.

Jonathan Evans, PwC Data & Analytics Lead for Wales & West said: “We are proud to participate in the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme, to invest in building important skills in Wales and excited to welcome a cohort of nine top talented new graduates to the firm over the next two years”.

Lynn Pamment, PwC Cardiff Office Senior Partner said: “Our participation in the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme is part of our ongoing investment in technology skills in our practice in Wales. It sits alongside our investment in cyber skills to serve clients both in Wales and across the UK.”

The Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme is one part of our extensive early career recruitment strategy, encompassing work experience, school leaver programmes and graduate recruitment.

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