Health Transformation student opportunities

In our Health Transformation team, you’ll consult on a range of engagements, from evidence-based system design, costing and pricing to advanced analytical, predictive modelling and evaluation of program outcomes all while you build your career.


What is Health Transformation?

You’ll be part of the team consulting on a range of client engagements, from evidence-based system design to costing and pricing to advanced analytical and predictive modelling and evaluation of program outcomes. We use our unique combination of qualitative and quantitative capabilities to drive systematic change across the health, human services, aged care, and disability sectors by undertaking:

  • Service demand / analytical and predictive modelling
  • Cost benefit and economic analysis, benefit realisation and framework development
  • System and strategy design
  • Clinically informed service and model of care design and journey mapping
  • Program review and evaluation
  • Policy and direction
  • Clinical informed design
  • Valuation monitoring

The Health Transformation team has a unique combination of qualitative (e.g. service design and evaluation) and quantitative (e.g. actuarial) capabilities to design and drive end-to-end evidence-based system change in Government, Health, and Human Services to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.


What could you be doing?

  • Work with a range of professionals from analytical, clinical, human-centred design and strategy backgrounds to design, quantify, and evaluate system changes that make a real difference to Australians and New Zealanders
  • Work with a range of clients across a diverse range of projects, including supporting government with system transformation and analytics
  • Support systems change by:
    • Developing an evidence base through data analysis, research and/ or stakeholder engagement efforts
    • Synthesising complex insight into high quality, well written and impactful reports
  • Work in an agile and learning-based environment that gives you the opportunity to develop professionally

What will you bring to the team?

Depending on your degree and experience, the skills needed for success will vary and may include.

Strategy and design

  • An in-depth understanding or the desire to understand the complex ecosystem across the Australian and New Zealand health and human services sectors
  • High-level writing skills with the ability to write succinctly and impactfully
  • Research (desktop and academic) within a timebound environment
  • Experience or an understanding of design thinking or service design methodologies


Actuarial and analytical

  • Analytical or other quantitative capabilities involving modelling and coding (e.g. data science, statistics, R, predictive modelling, SAS)
  • Economic, financial and costing modelling or analysis (e.g. financial analysis, cost benefit analysis)



  • A consulting mindset, comfortable navigating through periods of ambiguity and change, and can effectively manage competing priorities
  • Structured problem solving and ability to translate complex or technical information into meaningful insights that are visually appealing (graphical and pictorial)
  • Qualifications

    We are interested in applicants from a range of degrees who are passionate about making impactful change to the health and human services sectors.

    Our preferred degrees are Bachelors:-

    • Actuarial Studies
    • Business/ Commerce (majoring in Management)
    • Economics
    • Health Science (majoring in Health Promotion, Public Health Policy)
    • Science (majoring in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science)

    This is a guide only and for more information, you are encouraged to speak to an EY representative at an upcoming event.

  • Where could you be working?

    Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra.

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Your career journey in Health Transformation

As a graduate, you’ll be part of our 12-month graduate development program that has been developed for graduates in all service lines, and is focused on connection, learning and celebration.

The program will provide you with the opportunity to network with your peers from other service lines and geographies. Running in parallel to your technical learning, you will develop leadership skills to become a successful graduate, and as you grow as a transformative leader.

As a vacationer, after our company induction, you’ll start developing an understanding of how our Health Transformation teams work and will be ready to work alongside teams on real client projects. You’ll meet other new vacationers from your office.

Your buddy and your counsellor will help you learn your way around the organisation, set your goals and plan your development while you’re here. You'll be well looked after with ongoing learning throughout the Vacationer Program with sessions facilitated by our Learning and Development team, Campus Recruitment team and service line specific training. The Vacationer Program is a great way to gain valuable audit experience, skills and networks to start building your career.

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