University students & graduates

Step into an exciting new career in accountancy, audit, tax, advisory or investment management.

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Who we look for

With a multitude of available programmes, we welcome accomplished students and graduates ready to realise their potential from day one.

What to expect

Across all our programmes:

  • Working on real projects with real responsibilities from day one 

  • Your own personal support network, including a buddy to offer first-hand experience

  • Exposure to a diversity of clientele

  • Networking opportunities across all of our offices and departments

  • Joining the UK’s leading integrated professional and financial services group

As a graduate:

  • A fully sponsored training programme towards a host of professional qualifications, including:
    • ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant)
    • ACCA (Associate of Chartered Certified Accountants)
    • Joint ATT/CTA (Association of Taxation Technicians / Chartered Tax Adviser)
    • Chartered Accountants (Ireland)
    • IAD – Level 4 (Institute Advice Diploma)
    • CWM – Level 7 (Chartered Wealth Management Qualification) 
  • A dedicated Learning & Development team and training contact for your department and office location, to support you throughout your studies

As a placement or intern:

  • Valuable client experience undertaking a variety of tasks 
  • Regular feedback on your performance throughout
  • Potential offer at the end of your placement, to join our graduate programme the following year
  • Applications open in November. You can create a job alert via the 'Explore roles' button below.

Browse our frequently asked questions

How to apply

Before you apply - Academic requirements

For our UK six-week summer internship or our 12-month placement:

  • On track for a 2:2 degree
  • 112 UCAS points, or equivalent
  • Minimum Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and English Language, or equivalent

For our UK graduate programme:

  • Predicted or obtained a 2:1 degree (for our investment management roles), or 2:2 degree (for our accountancy, audit, tax and advisory roles)
  • 112 UCAS points, or equivalent
  • Minimum Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and English Language, or equivalent

For our Ireland graduate programme:

  • Predicted or obtained a 2:2 finance-related degree, or work experience in financial services
  • 400 leaving certificate points, or equivalent
  • O2 or H5 leaving certificate in Maths and English Language, or equivalent

Step 1 - Online application & assessments

  • Complete our online application, including your personal details and background (this should take no more than 20 minutes).
  • Our recruitment team will review your application. If you're invited to move forward, the next stage includes an online questionnaire and two tests.
  • The questionnaire helps us to get to know you and the environment you thrive in — you will receive a personalised insight report when you complete it. The tests will cover your numerical and verbal reasoning skills.

Step 2 - Video interview

  • This is a one-way video interview where you record and upload your answers to four behaviour-based questions. This should take no more than 40 minutes.
  • You will have two attempts to answer each question.
  • You will receive feedback within 15 working days.

Step 3 - Virtual assessment centre

  • We’ll do our best to ensure you have the information and support you need to set you up for success. You’ll receive an email with all the necessary information, which can be followed up with a call to answer any questions you may have. We can cover everything from setting up your IT to interview prep.
  • This is spread over two days, which previous candidates have appreciated. You can expect a warm welcome because we know you’ll perform at your best when you feel most comfortable.
  • In most cases, you’ll have a final decision within 48 hours. This will include a two-way feedback call with your recruiter. We’ll share detailed feedback on your performance over the two days and will seek to get your honest feedback on your experience with us.
  • For all roles:
    • Day 1 consists of a written case study, followed by an informal Q&A session with trainees.
    • Day 2 includes an individual interview with two senior members of the team you have applied to.
I joined the firm as an apprentice back in 2000 to begin my accountancy career. A lot has changed during those last 20+ years within the world, with the firm and in my personal life! Why would I recommend choosing Evelyn Partners to start your career? I can honestly say that the firm as it is today is truly an exciting place to work. I love our approach to inclusivity and the supportive environment to be your true self. You spend a large proportion of your adult life working and so it’s important to me that I work with awesome people, inspiring entrepreneurial clients and am offered innovative development opportunities to help me to continue to grow as my career progresses.
Helen Bassett Business outsourcing services Helen Bassett, Partner, Assurance and Business Services

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