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2021 EY Cadet Program

Could you answer the questions of tomorrow, today?

As technology transforms the way we all live and work, your success will be defined by your mindset as well as your skillset.

When you have the right mindset, you are better able to adapt, lead and manage through change. The right mindset puts you in control of your growth, career path and future as you continue to learn and acquire new skills. Your curiosity, open-mindedness and enthusiasm will help to shape your future and ours.

Here at EY, you’ll focus your intelligence and imagination on the most crucial, complex issues facing business, government, and society today. With access to on-demand learning, formal training, coaching and real time feedback to help shape your career and prepare you for the future.

We bring extraordinary people, like you, together to build a better working world.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

As a cadet, you’ll accelerate your development as you combine work with study to get the best of both worlds. Always learning and reaching higher, you’ll be the centre of a supportive team, working on client projects and gaining experiences to help accelerate your studies.

Transform your energy into opportunity and by the time you graduate, you’ll be streaks ahead of your peers.

What degree, which service line?

In Assurance or Tax, providing excellent relationships and delivering effective business services requires people from many different subject areas. The below descriptions are a guide only and we encourage you to research our service lines and apply for opportunities that best fit your interests and career goals, regardless of your area of study.

To ensure you match your interests and career goals, we encourage you to research our service lines before applying.

We’re looking for:

  • Students studying a diverse range of degrees and majoring in accounting for Assurance, external audit.

We’re are also hiring cadets in Private Client Services and Quantitative Services, part of the Tax division and also in Employment Tax and Global Mobility Tax of the People Advisory Services division:

  • If you're studying accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance or law you're encouraged to apply to Tax - Private Client Services
  • If you’re studying data analytics, computer science, actuarial, mathematics, science, engineering or economics, you’re encourage to apply to Tax – Quantitative Services
  • If you’re studying business, commerce, economics, accounting or law you’re encouraged to apply for Employment Tax and Global Mobility Tax of the People Advisory Services division.


To apply for our Cadet Program, you are required to be:

  • Students who are due to complete their degrees at the end of 2022 at the time of application.
  • Available to commence 2 years of full-time work in December 2020 for Assurance and February 2021 for Tax and People Advisory Services. You will be studying part-time at university over these two years.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Apply today at before 12noon, Thursday 9 April.

Recruitment process

You may be invited to complete online assessments if you progress through our process. Please check your email regularly for updates as you will have 48 hours to complete these.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend a recruitment day and are required to provide original academic transcripts and proof of citizenship or current permanent residency status documentation.

Applications close 12:00 noon, 9 April 2020 or unless positions are filled prior to this date.
We encourage you to apply early to get the best opportunity to secure an offer to join EY.

Our preference is that you only submit one application for your preferred location.

EY is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion across all diversity groups. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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  • Job type:Cadetships
  • Disciplines:

    All Disciplines

  • Workrights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen,

  • Locations:

    Sydney, Melbourne

  • Closing Date:9th Apr 2020, 2:00 pm


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