Are you an apprentice of the future? The EY Business Academy is a great way for you to work out whether the EY Business Apprenticeship is right for you.

The EY Business Academy is a one-week work experience placement that helps you build the skills needed for a head-start on the EY Business Apprenticeship. Balancing on-the-job experience with business skills sessions, you’ll be a valued of part of a team of world-class professionals, helping to make a difference to EY's clients and their businesses.

Many school leavers taking part in EY Business Academy will secure a place on the 2018 EY Business Apprenticeship. If you’re one of them, not only will you set your career off in a great direction, you’ll take a lot of pressure off your final year at school or college.

Where will I work?

The Business Academy is open in 12 locations up and down the UK:

  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Luton
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Reading

Over the course of one-week you’ll learn fast and experience more on the EY Business Academy, supporting on real work for real clients. That means you’ll be a valued of part of a team of world-class professionals, helping to make a difference to our clients and their businesses.

It’s a glimpse into life at EY – but also a chance to add new skills and experience to your CV, something that’ll be invaluable whatever you choose to do next.

How do I apply?

EY would love to hear from you if you're:

  • In Year 12 / 5th Year
  • Completing 3 A-levels / 5 highers / equivalent

Just visit EY's careers website and click on the "Apply now" button at the top.

Some pointers on your application...

If you’re a Success at School regular, you’ll already know how to make your application stand out. But here are a few pointers just in case:

  • Set aside about half a day to complete your application – take your time and make sure your answers are as thorough as they can be.
  • You’ll be asked to say why you’re applying to the programme – think about how it fits in with your career plans and interests. Give concrete examples from your home or school/college life which show why you’d flourish on the Business Academy.
  • You’ll have the chance to upload documents to help your application. Attach your CV – and if you’re not sure it’s up to scratch, take a look at our guide to writing a great CV.
  • Ask someone to look at your application before you submit it.

Go to the EY site to begin your application. Good luck!