Brisbane Cadet Program 2025 student opportunities

Accelerate your development as you combine work with study to get the best of both worlds. We’ll challenge you to be curious and innovative, providing you with ongoing training and support to help you shape your career.

What if we didn’t focus on who you are now, but who you could become?

At EY, we value you for your unique perspective and potential. We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world. We're offering you more than just a job - we're offering you the exceptional EY experience. After all, it's not just about where you're going; it's about how you'll grow to get there.

What’s in it for you?

As a cadet, you’ll accelerate your development as you combine work with study to get the best of both worlds. You will study part-time whilst working full-time in our external Audit team with additional benefits including study leave.

As part of our collaborative team, you'll have hands-on involvement with clients, gaining practical insights that will complement your studies. Transform your energy into opportunity, and as you evolve with us, you'll find yourself steps ahead by the time you graduate. Learn more about our business and life at EY.

We're looking for enthusiastic students eager to kick-start their career in professional services, specifically external audit. If you're currently studying or majoring in accounting and are interested in exciting opportunities in Brisbane, we'd love to hear from you! Find out more about what it's like to be a part of our dynamic audit teams.

What we can offer you


To be eligible for our Brisbane Cadet Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You are on track to complete your degree in 2025 (with a full-time university subject load)
  • You are studying or majoring in accounting
  • You agree to study part-time at university during the Cadetship program
  • You are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident

If you do not meet the above criteria, you may also be eligible for our Vacationer or Graduate Programs. Find out more about the Vacationer Program including eligibility.

What you can expect

  • All candidates are required to submit an online application attaching their passport (or alternative photo ID), CV and academic transcript
  • All eligible candidates will be invited to complete an online Job Simulation assessment which includes a video response question
  • Once we review your application and assessment results, you may be invited into an interview or Recruitment Day

We recommend applying early as we will be recruiting on an ongoing basis, and positions will close once filled.

Please note that it can take up to six weeks to hear from us as we have a rigorous recruitment process in place for our student program roles.

Acknowledgement of Country

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation.

Apply now… we’re over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we’re ready to welcome yours.

DE&I are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging — where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all.

We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at  or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

Our 2025 Brisbane Cadet Program is open for applications.

Apply here