Tax Summer Internships - EY

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Locations: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Manchester, Cambridge, Luton, Reading and Inverness.

Help businesses find better ways of doing tax whilst reaching your potential as a fresh-thinking professional.

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.

Whether you join us in Tax, in the Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa. Tax Centre or in People Advisory Services – Mobility and Reward, you’ll start developing your understanding of tax laws before getting to work on real client projects. As a member of our team, you’ll start building your confidence by learning from diverse colleagues. You’ll set your sights on the role for you and work towards achieving your goals. Here, your career is truly yours to build. Experience our world. Your way.

We help local and global entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and organisations manage every element of their business’s tax. And as a function, Tax has changed more than ever in the past five years. Not only is Tax broader in its operations, but it’s also more digital. From bots that do our number crunching to artificial intelligence that inspires our innovations, Tax is no longer bound to Excel, it’s boundless. Tax is one of our most central business areas and we work across our entire organisation to shape strategies of the future.

What programmes can you join?


Help organisations, from start-ups to influential multinationals, manage every element of their business’s tax.

Tax Technology and Transformation

Work closely with colleagues across borders, using EY technology and networks to solve complex business and tax problems.

People Advisory Services - Mobility and Reward

Learn how businesses reward and relocate employees around the world – and how it affects their tax.

Global Compliance and Reporting

Help clients keep pace with the digital world’s increasing complexity and transformation, and help them reduce risk and add value.

Technology in Tax

A continuous focus on innovation in tax has transformed the way we support businesses – working collaboratively with clients and using agile methods to develop tailored solutions, faster than ever before.

Our integrated team of technologists and tax professionals bring fresh perspectives to longstanding operational problems facing Tax. We work with businesses of all sizes to develop innovative approaches that transform their Tax functions and use of technology.

What will you be doing?

You’ll build a career that’s yours to own. With infinite opportunities to lead, learn and transform, we’ll empower you to build a world as unique as you. You’ll be:

  • Researching industry trends, learning about challenges, report writing and looking for client solutions
  • Meeting with clients, mentors and coaches
  • Contributing to real client projects
  • Managing your own work, time and deliverables with support from your team
  • Understanding what it means to work in a global organisation within a diverse team.

Programme Duration

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

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- some programmes will require a subject relevant to the business area, 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.



As a professional services firm, we help organisations make better decision about business, finance and technology. In a fast-changing world, it’s an exciting place to be.

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