Industrial Placements - EY



Explore your options in a global company whilst laying down a network for the future.

What if we could all change the world? What if we used our thinking power to outpace technology? What if diversity was a way of life? At EY, no question is too small, too ambitious or too imaginative. We use our curiosity to ask better questions, that inspire better answers. That’s how we build a better working world.

Our Industrial Placements give you an insight into our global professional services firm. you’ll be able to explore your options in an area that suits your strengths. This is your opportunity to show us your passion, intuition and adaptability. And it’s our chance to invest in your full potential. Here, your career is truly yours to build. Experience our world. Your way.

What will you be doing?

We offer Industrial Placements in our Assurance, Consulting and Tax business areas. Whichever one you join, you’ll be working on real client projects alongside people of all levels, from graduates to Partners, and getting a sense of how your career can grow at EY. You could be:

  • Developing your relationship building skills
  • Contributing ideas and data to client projects
  • Learning how to use and apply new technology to create better solutions for our clients
  • Some of our placements include opportunities to start studying for professional qualifications, and all of them offer you learning and development opportunities with mentors and peers.

If everything works out well, you could even secure a job with us after you graduate. Welcome to your tomorrow.

Programme Duration

11 months – 1 year, depending on which programme you choose

Are you eligible to apply?

If you’re in your penultimate year at university and your course includes a placement year, this programme 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 - some programmes will require a subject relevant to the business area, and 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.

Learn more

Immerse yourself in our world whilst exploring your options at the forefront of business. Get to know the part you could play in our organisation. And discover what it means to experience EY your way.

Find out more about our opportunities and how to apply.

Our world. Your way

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