What is Business Consulting at EY?

The world of business is constantly changing. For our clients, this can create better ways of doing things but it might also involve more risks. Our job is to help clients take action and build stronger businesses in the process.

Applications to our 2019 programme are now closed. Register your interest for our 2020 opportunities now.

What will you be doing?

  • Learning about the issues that businesses face every day and when planning for the future
  • Helping find fast and relevant answers for them
  • Developing your business and project management skills in Financial Services or UK & Ireland teams

Are you eligible to apply?

If you’re studying for an honours degree (in any subject) that includes a one-year placement
and you’re in your penultimate year of university, this is for you.



Business skills training

£ competitive pro rata salary



What’s it like?

When you get to work with new technologies and help clients disrupt themselves like Lauren does, you know this is better than your average industrial placement.

How’s it structured?

No two projects on this placement will be the same. After an EY induction, you’ll jump straight into work on real client projects in either Financial Services (FS) or UK & Ireland (UK&I).

Whether taking meeting notes or preparing reports for clients, throughout the year you’ll get to work with businesses within banking, telecommunications, media and technology, wealth and asset management and more. We’ll help coach you throughout and if you’re good at your job, you might even be fast-tracked onto a graduate programme at the end of it.

Where could a consulting career take you?

How did Juliet go from a graduate programme to managing all of our service lines to deliver for one of our major clients? It took a couple of good career moves.

What about the extras?

From access to FlexEY’s benefits programme to generous pension plans – there are lots of perks to being on an industrial placement at EY.

Where do you want to be?

We currently offer the Business Consulting industrial placement in London.

Applications to this programme are now closed.


How to apply

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