Graduate scheme

Before submitting your application:

When submitting your application form, you will be asked questions on which area of our business you wish to join. You will be allowed state a preference for the business unit and team (if you wish), which will be considered as part of your application.

EY is split into two areas, Financial Services and UKI. The difference between the two are largely the clients we work with. To help you choose, please read the below text before continuing.

UKI (Non-Financial Services Clients) – Industrial, Commercial & Technology Clients including Automotive & Transportation, Government & Public Sector, Health & Life Sciences, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction, Technology, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment.

Financial Services (Financial Services Clients): Asset Management, Banking and Insurance, Investment Services, Financial Services Industry, Foreign Exchange.

Please note that all preferences cannot be guaranteed, however we will do our best to accommodate you. Wishing you the very best of luck!

Hello, we’re EY. We're building a better working world. Starting with yours.

We know that big ideas can come from anywhere and some of our highest flyers come from under the radar. Apply now for the EY Graduate Programme 2024, that’s designed for those who want to think outside the box.

Where will EY take you?

By joining one of our award-winning Graduate Programmes, you will have the opportunity to become an integral part of a team in EY. You’ll receive world-class hands-on training that has real-world application.

Your future is our future. Here’s to building a better working world.

The EY People Consulting Graduate Programme

Our People Consulting professionals assist our clients in successfully defining, implementing and sustaining their people agenda. We provide our clients with a set of integrated services and offerings solving their most pertinent people-related business issues. Our core service offerings include people analytics, organisational design, change management, leadership development, cultural assessment and development, and talent management.

Motivated by our deep understanding of HR strategy and operations, and our focus on innovation, People Consulting is best positioned to respond to the scale and complexity of the issues our clients face, making us the trusted advisor of choice to our clients and creating more opportunities for our people.

You’ll need to challenge us, act on your own initiative and demonstrate the potential to become a future business leader. If this sounds like you, we want you to apply for our Graduate Programme in People Consulting.

What kind of work could you be doing?

Once you apply for the graduate programme in People Consulting, your application will be sent to our teams for review. If your application is successful, you will be invited to interview with EY.

Joining the People Consulting team in EY will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the most interesting and complex transformation programmes in Ireland. Our team, in partnership with our clients, seek to ensure the long-term sustainability and embedding of major organisational transformation programmes.

Our work is varied and challenging; from creating an organisation design that defines effective organisation solutions to embedding cultural and behavioural change across an organisation. We manage communications and stakeholders, plan and implement change journeys and offer an understanding of the HR structures, practices and policies required to support the organisation. Our team works directly with clients or alongside client data teams to deliver solutions in the areas of strategic workforce planning; talent acquisition & workforce migration; workforce performance; diversity & inclusion; learning & development; and retention.

At EY our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s beliefs are valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you to develop as a person and achieve your potential. We offer you the opportunity to make a difference!

Skills and attributes for success

  • A minimum 2.1 or higher in your chosen Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • You demonstrate integrity, respect, and teaming.
  • You have the energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead.
  • You can see the bigger picture, while also being detail oriented.
  • You enjoy problem solving, you are willing to ask questions, embrace new challenges and are passionate about reimagining the future.
  • You have the proficiency to manage several projects simultaneously; and are self-assured when handling change and prioritising tasks.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions.

Desirable but not required:

  • If you have completed an Erasmus, relevant course of study and/or a relevant Internship; if you have had a part time job or business, have given time dedication to a skill, sport, or volunteering work.

Apply today!

We aim to create a diverse workplace, which contributes to our wish for building a better working world. We are looking for people from all academic backgrounds – including business, science, engineering, arts, humanities, health, law, and more.

Building a better working world. Starting with yours.

Applications close 18th October 2023.

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