How to apply for a job at EY
Choosing where to start your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. This site gives you a brief insight into life at EY – how we’ll help you develop your career and why you will enjoy working here.
Use the tabs on this page to find out more about the application process and how you can make sure you have the best chance of success.
Application, interview, selection
There are seven steps to complete before we can welcome you on board. This process will help you make sure you are applying for the right role and give you the opportunity to get to know us before you begin work here.
Identify your interests
Take a moment to visit Your role here to learn about our service lines and identify your area of interest. You can then apply for the relevant opportunity in Assurance, Advisory, Transactions or Tax.
Search for opportunities
Click on Job search and look for openings in your chosen area of interest. You’ll find more information about specific requirements in the job descriptions.
This is your opportunity to give us as much information as possible about yourself so that we can make sure that you will be successful at EY. We ask all applicants to complete the online application form to ensure everyone is assessed fairly and objectively, and a member of our recruitment team reads each application. If you need to you can save your application and complete it at a later time.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a timed online verbal and numeric reasoning test. These tests will assist us when considering which applicants to bring through to assessment centers.
Prepare for the assessment process
The next stage in our process is assessment center. In preparation for the assessment centers we recommend you think about your hobbies, leadership positions and extra-curricular activities, as well as any work or other experience you’ve had that you think may be relevant to EY. It’s also useful to think about what questions you’d like to ask your interviewer.
Attend the assessment center and partner interview
The assessment center will include a number of exercises such as a case study, and an interview with executive from the Business Unit you have applied to. You may be randomly selected to also sit an additional test to validate your online aptitude tests.
The exact structure and content of the assessment center will depend on the program you apply to, as different roles require different skills. We’ll give you more information when we invite you to this assessment.
Students who pass the assessment centers will be invited to have an interview with a partner from the Business Unit you have applied to.
Review our offer
We always aim to let you know the outcome of your final assessment as soon as possible. If you’re successful at this stage, we’ll make you a formal offer.
Prepare to join
You’ll find a large community of people at EY ready to welcome you. In the months before you take up your position, you'll have a chance to meet your peers and new colleagues in one of our keep in touch events. We encourage you to take advantage of these occasions to help prepare for your first day at EY. You will also receive our EY newsletter to ensure you’re always up to date with what’s happening at your future workplace!
Different backgrounds and skills – but similar values
There are a number of criteria we look for in our employees. If these describe you, you can relax in the knowledge that you will feel comfortable within our working environment.
People who excel
We aren't only looking for high academic achievers, we want you to demonstrate leadership through extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
People with integrity
We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability and to show you are committed to doing the right thing.
People who demonstrate respect
We look for people who recognize the value of different backgrounds and points of view. By respecting these differences we enrich our perspectives, which helps us build strong relationships and enhance the services we provide to our clients.
People who are good at working in teams
We look for evidence that you are good at listening, learning, sharing, developing and working with others, including those that are different from you.
People with energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead
We want you to be passionate and excited about the opportunities at EY, your future and achieving your potential.
People with determination and personal ambition
We look for people who want to strive to be their best. We recognise the importance of personal and career development and have framework in place to provide you with the right learning, experiences and coaching.
Does this sound like you? Apply for a role now.