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Expires3 days

Consulting Summer Internship

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Transform businesses whilst developing skills that'll power your career.

At EY, no question is too small, too ambitious or too imaginative. We use our curiosity to ask better questions, that inspire better answers. That’s how we build a better working world.

Whether you join us in Business Consulting, Enterprise Risk, People Advisory Services – Workforce Advisory, Technology Consulting or Technology Risk, you’ll be developing your core consulting and people skills and working with supportive teams on real client projects. You’ll carve out the experience you need to fulfil your future. And you’ll be empowered to keep learning, going after your ambitions and finding the direction for you. Here, your career is truly yours to build. Experience our world. Your way.

In Consulting, our purpose of building a better working world is embodied in our mission to transform businesses through the power of people, technology and innovation. The working world 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 combine industry knowledge and innovative thinking with the curiosity for asking better, more insightful questions to help solve our clients’ toughest business problems.

What programmes can you join?

Business Consulting

Solve complex challenges and issues that are prevalent as businesses seek to transform themselves in the digital age.

Enterprise Risk

Work with Assurance and other Consulting teams to help businesses be confident that their systems are safe and work as they’re supposed to.

People Advisory Services - Workforce Advisory

Help global and local businesses manage their people, processes and systems better in the digital age.

Technology Risk

Alongside your Assurance colleagues, help clients protect their reputation by mitigating business and IT risks.

Technology Consulting

Fuse business insight with technology, digital and data solutions to transform our client’s businesses and to gain competitive advantage.

Technology in Consulting

We embrace technology and innovation to drive results and have dedicated transformation teams that focus on developing new technologies to support our people and our clients. This is how we generate meaningful, long-term value for our clients.

What will you be doing?

You’ll build a career that’s yours to own. With infinite opportunities to lead, learn and transform, we’ll empower you to build a world as unique as you.

  • Working with a variety of clients from start-ups to recognisable organisations
  • Researching industry trends, learning about challenges and looking for client solutions
  • Developing your core consulting and people skills
  • Joining teams immersed in client projects and delivering to deadlines
  • Learning about the tools we use, developing your soft skills and being supported by your colleagues
  • Learning about EY, sharing your ideas and taking on real responsibility

Learn more

Immerse yourself in our world whilst exploring your options at the forefront of business. Get to know the part you could play in our organisation. And discover what it means to experience EY your way.

Find out more about our opportunities and how to apply.

Our world. Your way.

What we are looking for

Six-week internship. Please note: due to UK policies, you must be based in the UK for the entire duration of the programme.


If you’re in your penultimate year at university, or if you’re already in your final year but will be doing a one-year Master’s degree, or taking a gap year, this internship is for you.

We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will however, need to be working towards an honours degree in any subject - some programmes will require a subject relevant to the business area, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths and three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent) to be eligible to apply.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Please note, we’re phasing our opening of Student opportunities for 2021, so some specific roles listed above may not open until September. We recommend you check our website regularly for updates.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 September 2021

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Closing date:  30 September 2021

Expires3 days

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