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Business Consulting Summer Internship

Help organisations navigate disruption and transform their businesses whilst developing skills that'll complement your career.

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    Business Consulting

    Business Consulting can help to solve complex challenges and issues that are prevalent as businesses seek to transform themselves in the digital age. Our teams reimagine and transform businesses and models by creating growth, managing cost and efficiency, responding to market pressures and regulations and resolving operational challenges. 

    Technology in Business Consulting

    We're building a better working world by transforming businesses through the power of people, technology and innovation. 

    We deliver technology-enabled transformation to our clients to help generate long-term value. We team closely with our Technology Consulting practice to support our clients through their transformation journey. Our teams fuse business insight with technology, digital and data solutions for competitive advantage.

    What will you be doing?

    • Working with a variety of clients from start-ups to recognisable financial services organisations
    • Researching industry trends, learning about challenges and looking for client solutions
    • Developing your core consulting and people skills
    • You will be expected to be flexible to deliver project deadlines
    • Are you eligible to apply?

      If you’re in your penultimate year at university, or if you’re already in your final year but will be doing a one-year Master’s degree, or taking a gap year, this internship is for you. We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will however, need to be working towards an honours degree in any subject, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths and three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent) to be eligible to apply.

      We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for individuals who will succeed at EY in the desired role and future qualifications, therefore throughout our recruitment process your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We are also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background. This allows us to give you the maximum credit for your achievements, assessing whether you have overachieved in light of your personal circumstances.

      Read more about our academic requirements.

    Programme length

    Four-week internship. Please note: Due to UK policies, you must be based in the UK for the entire duration of the programme.


    Competitive paid work experience

    Start your career journey

    Join a supportive and inclusive culture, build your strengths and develop new business skills. Working on client projects, gain insight into our service offerings and become an integral part of our team. We're proud to have won awards for being one of the best companies to work for.

    Business skills training

    You'll have access to a broad suite of learning resources to develop your consulting and technical skills including our EY Badges programme which offers structured learning leading to accreditation in a range of of subject domains including data visualisation, innovation and blockchain.

    How’s it structured?

    After kicking things off with an EY induction, you’ll join a team and start working on real client projects. At this point, you can stop thinking of yourself as an intern and start thinking of yourself as a consultant. Don’t forget that your colleagues can help and teach you, too, so ask lots of questions. If you do a great job, you could be offered a place on a graduate programme to come back to, when you finish university.

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    Rewards and benefits

    You want a career that counts. An experience that challenges you. That rewards performance and ultimately defines your future. That's what's on offer at EY. After all, our success is founded on yours.

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    All candidates should be given the opportunity to be their best selves throughout the process. We have adjustments in place to make all individual applications accessible.

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    Applications are now closed.


    Applications for our 2023 programme are now closed. Register your interest in our 2024 opportunities.

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