EY Empower - Consulting Summer Internship 2022
About the Bright Network - EY Empower Programme
EY Empower is a new initiative developed in partnership with Bright Network, specifically designed to support those who come from traditionally under-represented groups in the industry.
If accepted on to the programme, you will be offered in-depth coaching and support throughout the rest of the EY recruitment process, to help you realise your full potential. This will be provided across a variety of formats, including group and 1-2-1 coaching sessions, and sign-posting to relevant upskilling tools and material.
You will also be able to skip part of the EY online portal stage (learning for a changing world).
EY Empower: Consulting Summer Internships 2022
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 - NOW CLOSED
Solve complex challenges and issues that are prevalent as businesses seek to transform themselves in the digital age.
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.
Alongside your Assurance colleagues, help clients protect their reputation by mitigating business and IT risks.
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
Are you eligible to apply?
If you meet the EY Empower criteria below, 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.
To be eligible for the EY Empower programme, you must identify within any of the listed groups below:
- A minority ethnic group, including (but not limited to) Black Heritage, Mixed/Multiple Ethnic Heritage and Asian
- From a lower socio-economic background
- Identify as having a disability
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.
“The Summer Internship allowed me to rotate between client projects and teams. When I came back as a graduate, I had already built a group of friends and a strong network which helped with the transition after university.” – Amir, People Advisory Services– Workforce Advisory Graduate
EY welcome applications from all students, regardless of their background. If the above does not apply to you, please submit your application directly - here
To get started, fill in a short initial application form and answer one motivational question by clicking the apply now button.
If your initial application is successful, you will then receive details of how to access the relevant coaching and support sessions, along with the instructions of how to complete EY’s application portal as an Empower programme candidate.
Once the EY portal is completed and your application accepted, you will then be able to miss the online portal stage (Learning for a changing world). This will shorten the time it takes to complete the full application process by approximately an hour and a half.
Note: If you’ve applied for EY in the last 6 months, unfortunately you will be unable to apply for this opportunity.
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.