Application and interview tips

Whether you’d like help weighing your options, building the skills employers want or putting your best into the application and interview process, we’ve got you covered.

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Winning the interview

Ernst & Young LLP (EY) is guided by a purpose that we hope will inspire and motivate you: building a better working world. We encourage you to get to know us better — who we are, what we do and what we think — and learn how those principles align with your own passions and personal and professional goals.

You’re at the right place to learn more. The links above and in general are great resources, as well as our social media channels, including those from our leaders. It’s also helpful to consider what we look for in job candidates to see how you fit in.

This might help you gain firsthand insight into individual experiences with our organization.

Here’s how to find the right opportunity for you:

  • If you are a student, we invite you to learn more about our student programs. If you are interested in an internship or staff-level opportunity, we invite you to learn how to apply. We also encourage you to visit your campus career services office and, if we visit your campus, attend an EY campus event or career fair to meet us in person. Consider speaking to peers who have participated in one of our student programs, or professors who may have experience with us.
  • If you are an experienced professional, we invite you to search jobs by keyword or location. On this platform, you can create and manage a profile and set up job alerts to be notified of new postings. Additionally, EY Watson Candidate Assistant can help answer questions about EY job opportunities, our culture, benefits and much more, and you can upload your résumé to the tool as well. Submit an application for each job posting you’re interested in; the site allows you to track each one.

To comprehensively present your skills and experiences in a relevant way, consider your application as a whole piece of work, instead of a series of individual answers. After you submit it online, we’ll send you an email confirmation, and if your qualifications and experience match our requirements, a recruiter will contact you. (Because we receive so many applications, we can’t make personal contact with everyone.)

Your EY interview process will consist of one or more phone, video and in-person conversations. Let’s look at some best practices.


Learning resources

A collection of additional resources created by EY recruiters can be downloaded below.


Participation in the “Rebuild your working world” campaign does not create or constitute a client-adviser relationship between you and any member firm of the EY network. The contents of the Rebuild your working world campaign, such as workshops and downloadable materials, and any other materials contained on (collectively, “content”) are proprietary to EY member firms and its licensors, and are for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on by you for your specific context. The content is not intended to be a substitute for any other professional advice you may access. In providing this campaign, the EY organization is not engaged or acting as a manpower or recruitment agency. Participation in the Rebuild your working world campaign does not constitute a job offer at EY member firms or anywhere else, and does not guarantee that you will receive any job offer. The EY organization is not endorsing any platform or approach to career-related activities, and is not implying that the recruitment process and strategy operate in the same way in any or all employers.


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