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Could the skills you learn here unlock doors anywhere? Discover how you can build your career at EY.

Why start here at EY?

Your curiosity and enthusiasm will help us build a better working world together.

From work experience for sixth formers, to summer internships for undergraduates, to school leaver and graduate training programmes - you can find a role at EY in the Channel Islands that will help you learn, lead and kickstart your career.

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Interested in applying?

To make the application process as easy as possible for you, please register your details with us to express your interest in finding out more about a career with us. We will be in touch via your preferred communication channel with more information about the opportunities available.

If you're not ready to apply yet, don't worry. You can also register your details to receive updates on opportunities that match your interests and find out about life at EY.

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Which business area interests you?

Our trainees in the Channel Islands can choose to join our team in Assurance, Tax or Technology Risk. 


Starting your career in Assurance will provide you with an extremely broad knowledge base and understanding of how businesses work. We work to make sure that businesses are protected from risks that can affect their reputation and performance. As external auditors, we help companies and governments publish accurate financial statements others can rely on.

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Tax affects every aspect of our lives, and laws are often changing. We help local and global organisations from start ups to influential multinationals manage every element of their business’s tax. Our tax professionals apply their research and analytical skills to share their tax knowledge and expertise to provide innovative solutions for our diverse pool of clients.

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Technology Risk

Today’s businesses rely so heavily on IT and data that even the smallest mistake or security breach can ruin their reputation or business performance. We help them spot and reduce the risks of this happening. Being able to see the world differently through artificial intelligence and digital innovation provides trainees with exciting opportunities in the future of work. Our Channel Islands team are building bots to improve efficiencies and reduce repetitive, high-volume and administrative tasks.

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Student programmes

Unlike other EY offices and other local professional services firms, we accept applications throughout the year for our student programmes.

Applications can close once roles within the teams have been filled - so we encourage you to apply as early as possible by registering your details with us using the link above. 

Work experience

  • Skills Academy

    Our Skills Academy programme is designed for students studying any subject at Level 3 (A-Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) or equivalent). The week of paid work experience will involve learning about EY and gaining hands-on experience of working for our clients. You’ll boost your career chances while learning what it’s like working in a business.

  • Summer internship programme

    If you’re studying at university, you’re eligible to apply to take part in our Channel Islands Summer Internship programme. It doesn’t matter what you’re studying as it’s open to all Channel Islands degree students. The paid internship programme is for local undergraduates and is held annually throughout July.

    You’ll complete a comprehensive induction, including team building activities. Then you’ll be fully immersed into life at EY, and you will join our assurance, tax and tech risk teams to begin doing the same kind of work as our graduates, working directly with clients. We aim to prepare you for a future in business; and provide you with a powerful sense of what your strengths are and how you can use them to reach your ambitions.

Trainee programmes

  • Graduate programme

    If you’ve finished university, or are about to, our three-year graduate training programme is a great way to apply your knowledge, learn new skills and start a rewarding career.

    It doesn’t matter what you have studied in the past, as we employ graduates who have studied any subject — our teams thrive on the diverse experience our people bring.

    As a graduate trainee, you will join us in September and choose to study ICAS, ACCA, or if joining our tax team you will have the additional option of ATT as a professional qualification, while gaining skills and experience in professional services.

  • Accelerate training programme

    Accelerate training programme - If you’ve finished school and aren’t sure about university, jump straight into the world of business on our three-year Accelerate training programme. It’s specifically designed for school leavers as an alternative to university.

    You’ll join us in September and begin studying ACCA as a professional qualification while learning on-the-job and earning a salary from day one. If you join our tax team you will have the additional option of studying the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) qualification.

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Start your career at EY

For further information about the opportunities available for school leavers and graduates in the Channel Islands, download our brochure.

Download our brochure (pdf)