EY Degree Apprenticeship in Digital & Technology

Recruiter
ERNST & YOUNG LLP
Location
Citygate, St. James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4JD
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001499748
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Start your tech career with the EY Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology. You'll gain real work experience, develop your digital skills and work towards a BSc degree - without the student loan.

What is the Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology at EY?

As part of the wider Technology team, this apprenticeship enables you to help EY and our clients find new ways of using artificial intelligence and other innovative technologies to improve their business. You can specialise in either software engineering or data analytics, and this will determine which business areas you join.

What will you be doing?

You could be helping teams to solve client problems using technologies like blockchain or analysing huge data sets and building insights to present to clients and EY specialist teams. The work and clients will be varied, so you'll gain knowledge and skills that will set you up for a rewarding career.

The work you'll be doing could include:
  • Designing, prototyping and building new tech solutions for clients
  • Working in supportive teams in either Assurance, Consulting, People Advisory, Tax or Transactions
  • Helping clients use the latest technology to solve complex issues like fraud
  • Building data solutions to provide analysis on large data sets so you can share insights with clients and EY specialist teams

You'll be constantly learning - You'll balance on-the-job training alongside studying towards your BSc. You'll also gain a host of transferable skills, on-the-job coaching and support from a careers counsellor to ensure that you reach your potential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You'll work as part of small high-performing teams, so working well with others, as well as be able to think critically, is essential
  • Determination, ambition and energy are essential in this role


Personal qualities

  • Above all, you'll be passionate about technology
  • You don't need to have any prior technical experience or qualifications - we are looking for people who are passionate about technology and have a strong desire to learn
  • Our degree apprenticeship offers you the chance to combine a business and technology career in a fast-paced, rapidly expanding field


Desired qualifications

  • If you are currently at school/college, you must be completing 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications, in advance of the programme start date
  • If you are working, you must have attained 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications

To be considered for this opportunity you will have to satisfy the following additional requirements which are specific to this programme:
  • Be 18or over when starting the apprenticeship
  • Not in full-time education when starting the apprenticeship
  • UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status
  • Residing in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years prior to starting your apprenticeship

Please note that these eligibility criteria are set down by the UK government and may be subject to change from time to time.

Future prospects

A role on the EY Degree Apprenticeship in Digital & Technology combined with achieving a degree, should not be underestimated in terms of the experiences it opens up. Having gained a grounding in the IT aspects of finance industry and exposure to our large client base, you'll have awealth of practical experience to compound your theoretical knowledge. And this will open opportunities both inside and outside EY.

Things to consider

At EY, we are committed to bringing together the right candidates to create the high performing teams that provide our clients with the exceptional service they expect. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities and experiences, creating a rich and diverse culture here at EY - one that can help you learn, develop and shape your career.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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