Melbourne co-operative program 2025 student opportunities

During your co-operative year at EY, you'll get an early taste of professional life as you collaborate with EY clients, tap into our rich learning resources, and acquire hands-on experience.

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?

During your co-operative year at EY, you'll get an early taste of professional life as you collaborate with EY clients, tap into our rich learning resources, and acquire hands-on experience. This program presents the opportunity to grow with us for six to twelve months prior to your final year at university. This isn't just a co-op, it's an opportunity to pave the way towards your potential, ensuring you leapfrog into graduation a stride ahead of your peers. Exhibiting exceptional performance could also earn you a full-time position upon graduation.

If you’re passionate about a career in professional services, we encourage you to apply. We're interested in talented students from a range of disciplines to join the below teams:

Melbourne – Financial Services Audit

Find out more about what it's like to be a part of our dynamic teams.

What we can offer you


To be eligible for our co-operative program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be in the penultimate year of your degree
  • You must be willing to defer the final year of your degree
  • You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident

We ask that you only submit one application.

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 Melbourne co-operative program is open for applications.

Apply here