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EY Intern Reviews

Updated 19 April 2018
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Pros
  • Work life balance when not on a long term engagement (in 801 reviews)

  • EY is also a good place to start your career (in 299 reviews)

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  1. "Always busy & great people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern
    Former Intern - Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at EY as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Really comfortable working environment, team are so friendly. (General consensus amongst employees who have worked for different companies is that EY has the friendliest culture of the Big Four).
    - Even as an Intern, the Partners still have time to speak to you
    - Excellent training and support
    - Gain a good insight into different service areas
    - Possibility of a job offer
    - Well paid

    Cons

    - Least well-paid of the Big 4 (but not significantly)

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "People are EY"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lovely people who make the company.

    Cons

    So big that its easy to get lost as a cog in the machine.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to allow great career opportunities, and don't limit the international opportunities, as they are a great selling point and way to get new ideas/knowledge into the business.

  3. "great woking environment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in London, England
    Current Intern - Intern in London, England

    I have been working at EY as an intern

    Pros

    great training, amazing working environment

    Cons

    intense work hours, steep learning curve


  4. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lovely people and working environment

    Cons

    No significant cons here. I had a great time


  5. "Intern Edinburgh"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Intern in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Offer job at end to almost anyone

    Cons

    equivalent of £16,000 a year salary while interning and graduate job is not much better

    Advice to Management

    Pay More


  6. "Fantastic Experience"

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    Former Intern - Tax Intern
    Former Intern - Tax Intern

    I worked at EY as an intern

    Pros

    The primary pro of working at EY is the people. The people you will meet and work with are very supportive, making the experience of interning with EY so much more valuable and enjoyable.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons!

    Advice to Management

    ...


  7. "Summer Intern Assurance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in London, England
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Given real-life tasks which were contributing to the business and helping my managers.

    Cons

    - Sometimes you have to seek out work if your manager is not proactive.

    Advice to Management

    - Managing flow of work would be good (sometimes you would not have a task and then later you would have a lot to do).

  8. "Assurance Summer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Intern
    Former Employee - Summer Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly staff, great Canary Wharf office

    Cons

    Summer isn't busy season so not all the interns had much work to do

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "EY Summer Internship"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing firm to work for. Very people oriented and senior employees really look out for their interns

    Cons

    I had a great time


  10. "Tax Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Intern in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Current Employee - Tax Intern in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing corporate culture with partners dedicated to maintaining this

    Cons

    Slightly lower pay for graduate trainees

    Advice to Management

    N/A