Student Careers at EY
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Some of our highest flyers come from under the radar and we’re looking for graduates with no borders on their ambitions.
EY is interested in you and the talents you can bring as an individual to our teams and this is where core transferable skills come in. From resilience and problem solving, to creative thinking and proactivity, we’ll help you to understand and develop all your unique skills and to communicate your passion, discover your purpose and empower you to excel at what you love and create your own career.
Build a better working world with one of our award-winning programmes
Take our graduate programme in Assurance, which is all about providing solutions to help our clients make informed decisions that increase stakeholder confidence. It includes understanding the key business and financial risks facing our clients and the markets they operate in, reviewing processes, designing tests and verifying accounting treatments and numbers, all whilst complying with accounting and auditing standards. If you’re an organised person, with a eye for detail and the ability to see things others can’t, you’ll soar in a career in assurance.
Take our graduate programme in Consulting, which is all about providing expert knowledge to advise on a broad range of issues across a variety of industries for companies looking to grow, change or improve performance. Our clients rely on our Consulting team’s expert knowledge to advise on a broad range of issues across a variety of industries. We offer guidance to companies looking to grow or change, or improve performance. Consulting is a fast-moving, high-growth area that reflects the challenges and uncertainty of today’s world. We look for people with commercial acumen who are inquisitive, analytical and ambitious. You’ll need to challenge us, act on your own initiative and demonstrate the potential to become a future business leader. If you’re an organised person, with a creative eye for detail and the ability to see things others can’t, you’ll ace a career in advisory.
Through our NextWave strategy, our role is to understand what technological challenges our clients are facing to find and deliver the best solutions to help them improve how they work and be their chosen partner to take them on their digital transformation journeys. Our teams specialise in a range of skills from those with existing computer science and programming expertise to those from wider STEM backgrounds but the desire to learn. If you have an interest or passion for technology and great with people, then this is the role for you.
Assurance- Data Analytics
This programme is all about test-driving market-leading analytical software, taking part in knowledge-sharing sessions, working on client proposals, identifying gaps in the market and pitching exciting new solutions. It offers you a broad foundation from which to launch your career in business and technology. You will have the opportunity to experience and make a difference to the vast swathe of technical aspects of our company. This will include working in teams tackling issues surrounding IT Risk and Assurance as well as the challenges of enabling change within large organisations through IT solutions. Examples of the work we do for clients include data analytics projects ranging from corporate fraud investigation, audit and compliance analytics, big data analytics or simply designing and developing intelligent solutions to solve our clients’ complex data challenges. If you are of a technical disposition, enjoy being challenged daily and thrive on variety, you’ll fit right in in a career in IT, Data Analytics & Cyber.
Strategy and Transactions
Take our graduate programme in Strategy and Transactions (SaT), which is all about advising clients on when and how to buy, sell or merge companies in order to improve growth, competitiveness and profitability. SaT offers a particularly exciting job of advising clients on when and how to buy, sell or merge companies in order to improve growth, competitiveness and profitability. Strategy and Transactions supplies the data, highlights the risk and guides the client through the potentially perilous forest of capital transactions. If you’ve got a focused mind, a team ethic, an insatiable curiosity and an ability to clearly communicate your thoughts, we think you’ll soar in a career in SaT.
Take our graduate programme in Tax, which is all about being a trusted advisor who can work with clients as tax evolves and advise on how best to react to those changes. It offers one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding careers out there. Companies today face increasingly complex tax and regulatory changes, which means our role as trusted advisors is more important than ever. Our clients rely on our Tax team’s extraordinary understanding to best manage their assets and ensure they’re being taxed properly. If you’re a curious person with insatiable hunger for knowledge and a talent for spotting trends, you’ll thrive in a career in tax.
Explore our award winning undergraduate opportunities at EY:
Summer Internship Programme
In your penultimate year of college and want to get ahead in your career? You could do a summer internship with us. It’s paid work experience with one of our teams across Ireland. After kicking things off with an induction to EY and some business skills training, you’ll soon be doing the same work as our graduates on real client projects. If we’re impressed with you and your work, we may offer you a graduate position.
Work Placement Programme
Join us for six to twelve months (depending on your degree course) of immersive learning and working experience with EY. Want to see how your knowledge applies in the real world? You’ll be part of the team here, with responsibility on client projects. We’ll pay you a salary and even help you get a head start on your professional qualifications. The really good part? If we’re impressed with you and your work, we may offer you a graduate position.
If you’re a undergraduate student, our Discover EY Programme is a great way to see if you could enjoy a career with us. You’ll meet inspiring people from different parts of our business. Through workshops, case studies and networking sessions, you’ll learn lots about what we do – and about yourself.
Explore our Discover EY Programme