Before submitting your application:
Please note you may only apply to one 2024 EY graduate programme. All additional applications will not be considered.
When submitting your application form, you will be asked questions on which area of our business you wish to join.
You will be allowed to 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.
What is Technology Consulting at EY?
Through our NextWave strategy, our role is to understand what technological challenges our clients are facing and how they can leverage their existing capabilities to help them become market visionaries in their industry. Our teams work to find and deliver the best solutions to our clients, helping them improve their Ways of Working and ensuring we become their chosen partner to start and support them on their digital transformation journeys.
We welcome students from all disciplines and backgrounds to apply. Our teams specialise in a range of skills from computer science and programming expertise to those from wider STEM backgrounds and a desire to learn. If you have an interest or passion for technology and working with great people - this is the role for you!
What type of work could you be doing?
Once you apply for the graduate programme in Technology Consulting, your application will be sent to our teams for review. If your application and if successful, you will be invited to interview with EY for one of the below areas.
Please remember if you have a preference for a certain area within Technology Consulting, make sure to note this on your application form! All preferences cannot be guaranteed; however, we will do our best to facilitate you.
You will deliver technology focused solutions based on industry best practices, processes, resources, tools and accelerators. Our teams deliver small, medium and large-scale multi-year programme transformations through Waterfall, Agile or adaptive hybrid approaches based on customer requirements.
Systems Engineering and Analytics
Build, manage, maintain mission-critical applications. We work with clients to develop business systems which underpin strategic transformation, increase productivity and deliver high-quality outputs through our development teams, methodologies and DevSecOps.
Business and Technical Analysis
In Business and Technical Analysis, we develop business requirements and operating model designs to help turn strategy into business value, leveraging our proven approach and accelerators to apply best practice learnings to develop solutions for our clients.
Digital Assurance and Testing
Work with our clients to embed quality across their delivery lifecycle. We provide a wide range of services, including Test Maturity Assessment, Test Strategy creation, Test Automation strategy and implementation and manual and technical testing services.
SAP Services Group
Provide our clients with expertise across a range of SAP disciplines including application, infrastructure, data and security. Our team advise and implement ERP strategy and roadmaps for S/4HANA and SAP cloud transition.
Use industry standard frameworks to incorporate a Security by Design approach which infuses cybersecurity and business resilience into every part of any organisation. Work with clients to understand their technology risks, develop risk management frameworks and mitigation strategies.
IT Strategy and Architecture
We help clients improve the performance of their IT operations by aligning the architecture domains of Data, Security, Applications and Infrastructure to the business and ICT Strategies. In addition, we support the design of technical solutions that are resilient and embrace next generation operating models.
Microsoft and Cloud Services
Leverage EYs global partnership with Microsoft to design and implement Microsoft based solutions. Our strong local capability support client’s digital transformation journey with Microsoft, AWS and other cloud-based products.
Digital and Emerging Technology
We build data platforms which collate data from disparate sources, enabling data scientists to derive the greatest insight. We help our clients understand the latest blockchain & automation trends and the impact on their industry delivering operating models, infrastructure and Centres of Excellence to deliver and support automation.
Digital Manufacturing Technology
We work with our clients to develop people-centric solutions to drive manufacturing excellence using dynamic predictive data analytics, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. We work with all stakeholders from C-suite to the shop floor to create action plans linked to measurable outcomes.
As part of the Technology Transformation Team, you will help solve challenges across a range of clients in a range of different industries to define their IT Strategy and technical Architecture across different infrastructures.
Data Engineering & Analytics
You will help our clients gain competitive advantage through the effective use of their data assets and will be working on their Data Strategies, as well as working on Data Science, Data Engineering, and Data Governance roles.
Technology is at the heart of most modern organisations. As well as opening a world of opportunities, technology exposes organisations to a variety of risks. We help our clients to identify and manage these risks to protect their stakeholders. Alongside our Assurance colleagues, we help clients protect their reputation by mitigating these Business and IT risks.
Training & Development
In addition to our comprehensive graduate on-boarding and induction process, there is on-going graduate training over the first 2 years. Every new hire is assigned a buddy who is there to support and guide you through your first months. Further, every member of the team is supported by a more senior team member who supports the individual in terms of performance management and career development as well as building competence, motivation and confidence.
We have a comprehensive Learning and Development program in place for all staff members and access to a vast library of on-line courses. We also have specific Learning Pathways for each level in the organisation including classroom-based learning as well as our bespoke EY Badges learning initiative which encourages you to attain a level of proficiency in skills of interest to you and valuable to our clients.
Whilst Graduates on the Consulting Graduate Programme are not obliged to pursue professional qualifications, if you wish you may pursue the CIMA management accounting qualification. While you will direct your own learning, we also offer an internal exam support curriculum to assist you in preparing for and passing your exams the first time.
This support is offered as an additional resource, on top of that already offered by the education provider, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). It will help you to recognise the links between exam and workplace learning and advise you on when and how you should focus your study time coming up to exams. You will have internal and external lecturers on hand to offer advice as we deliver a ‘best in class’ professional education experience.
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 embracing of 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.
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.