Consulting Summer Internship Programme

What's Consulting?

In a world of unprecedented complexity and opportunity, our clients are looking to find new ways of innovating their business. Across our Consulting practice, we work collaboratively with our clients, from multinational businesses to leading disruptive innovators, assisting them with the complex industry issues they face as they capitalise on opportunities to grow, optimise and protect their businesses. Our integrated approach, alongside our global connectivity and understanding of industry focused issues, inspires our thinking - our consultants ask the better questions to reach the better answers that help solve tomorrow’s business problems today.


Working in the UK & I 

Combining a wealth of consulting capabilities from strategy, customer, finance, IT, supply chain, people and organisational change to programme and risk management – with a complete understanding of a client’s most complex issues and opportunities, such as digital, analytics and cybersecurity, means our people have the expertise, relationships and connections to offer exceptional advice to improve business performance, increase profitably, manage risk, reduce costs and transform organisations and their success.


Working in Financial Services

Our Consulting practice spans multiple industry sectors, including financial services, which is served by our specialised expert financial services consultants aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity. Our reputation is built on assembling multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective and integrated service to manage the uncertainty and opportunity of this industry, and provide our financial services clients with long lasting solutions to improve and grow their business.


Entry Requirements

If you are in your penultimate year of study, or in your final year and will be completing a 1-year Master’s degree or taking a gap year you can apply for our exciting four or six-week programme that starts with fundamental business skills and ends with you doing the same work as our graduates. You’ll be part of a team doing work for real clients.

How do I apply?

Complete the online application form, and you'll then complete online strengths assessments. If you're successful, you'll then be able to book yourself on a telephone interview - this is a good time to express your strengths and motivations in working for EY. If you're successful you'll then come to your local office for an assessment centre, where you'll receive an outcome based on your performance on the day. We'll do our best to bring you through the process in 8 weeks or less.


Applications are now closed.

For our 2018 programmes we have two schemes for you to choose from:

Scheme 1: 6 weeks commencing 2nd July 2018

Scheme 2: 4 weeks commencing 13th August 2018

Do you still have questions?

EY and You

Not sure which area of EY to apply to? Play our interactive quiz and take away the guesswork. You’ll answer 7 scenario-based questions and we’ll tell you which service lines you’ll be well suited to.


We have people from different levels across our UK business ready to answer your questions. Got a question for a Graduate? Want to know what Tax is really like? What do we do in Audit?


What do we do in Consulting?

We help clients to improve performance and manage risks in order to ensure future growth. You’ll be identifying, investigating and solving a wide range of complex business problems.

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Get to know the process and what to expect, so you can show us your best at every stage.

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