Trainee Associate at EY

Start Date:
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
£21,500 annually
Review Date:
June 2015

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


I am working as Trainee Associate at EY. On a day-to-day basis, I work on different clients, helping my teams to audit their accounts and financial statements

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have developed my teamwork skills as I am always working in teams, I have gained confidence due to constantly working with new people and speaking to clients.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy it most of the time, but sometimes there is a lot of work to do which involves working very long hours. The people make it an enjoyable experience though!

4. How valued do you feel by EY?


Within the teams I work with, I feel valued and it is always helpful receiving feedback.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I think it is very organise and is well structured, spreading the exams out evenly over the programme.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


We receive a sufficient amount.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


I think we receive an adequate amount of support.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


I do struggle sometimes as living in London is very expensive, but without a degree, I am not sure I can expect much more.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes- I particularly think the EY sports team are a good idea to bring employees together outside the working environment.

9a. Would you recommend EY to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

I enjoy working at the firm due to the people, the opportunities at such a large firm and the overall positive working environment.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to EY? *

Make sure you read about the firm and understand the business before applying.

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