What is EY Reconnect?

EY Reconnect is a 12-week programme for managers and above returning from a career break and looking to reconnect with their professional skills.

Why Reconnect?

Find out more about the programme and what opportunities are available for career returners.

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Why EY?

Be part of a multi-cultural workplace that encourages creativity and flexibility.

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Will it be right for me?

We know how big a decision it can be whether or not to return to work. Hear from some of our people on their experiences with the programme and how it's helped them reconnect with their professional life.

Anne-Lise heralds EY Reconnect as 'beginning of a new journey'.

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Kemi describes EY Reconnect as a 'win-win situation'

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Rosemary has rebuilt her technical knowledge - and confidence.

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Louise found the Reconnect programme 'a lot less intimidating' than expected.


The programme has allowed Minaxi to 'get back into the work mindset'.


The 'perfect platform' to rejoin the workplace, says Oxana.


Where will I fit?

Depending on your experience and role you have applied for, you will work on client projects in one of our four main business areas.


This is our consulting practice. There are 40,000 EY advisory professionals around the world, working together to find new ways of improving performance and managing risk for our clients, and inspiring them with insightful business ideas and innovative thinking.


We provide accounting solutions that help clients understand their business and increase stakeholder confidence. You'll broaden your experience and enhance your reputation, whilst building confidence in global financial markets.


With ever-changing regulatory and legislative regimes around the world, our role as trusted advisors is ever more important. You’ll be part of our global network, working in cross-functional teams across borders and industries.


Specialising in corporate finance and valuation and business modelling. You'll advise some the world's largest organisations, fastest growing companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border engagements in the global market, helping them to make better and more informed decisions.

Ready to return to the workplace?

If you've decided the time is right to reconnect with your career, here are some further insight and practical tips from EY people who have been where you are, to guide you along the application process.

CV and social media after a career break


Insights from our past career returner programme

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How do I apply?

Applications are now closed for our September 2017 intake, and will reopen for our January 2018 intake in the Autumn. Register your interest now via eyreconnect@uk.ey.com.