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Student FAQs - All you need to know       

What, where, when and how?

At Deloitte, success is part of our DNA. Our internships and graduate programs are designed to help you succeed. When you succeed, we succeed. If you’re thinking about joining one of our internship or graduate programmes, you should find most of the answers you’re looking for here.

What opportunities are available?

It’s an exciting time to join Deloitte – our firm is growing in the marketplace, we’re ambitious and committed to being a leader in the delivery of professional services. We’re looking for ambitious interns and graduates who are keen to play an important role in our firm, with opportunities available in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Belfast.

With over 2,500 people in Ireland, Deloitte provide Audit & Assurance, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisroy and Corporate Finance services to public and private clients, spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate.

For second year and penultimate year students

Summer Internship Programme

A six-to-twelve-week summer placement between June and August. This is a fantastic way to get up close to the world of business and find out what excites and inspires you. You’ll also get a good idea of whether Deloitte is the firm for you and you could even go back to university with a job offer in your pocket.

Applications for the 2018 Summer Internship Programme will launch in December 2017, keep an eye on our careers page for openings in all areas across the firm.

Co-operative Placements

Exposure to complex businesses, insights into major sectors, experience of whole industries and world-class training. You can expect all of this on a Co-operative placement with Deloitte. You could even go back to university with a job offer guaranteed.

The Deloitte Co-operative placement programme is part of an educational programme for students completing their undergraduate studies.

Check in with your University Careers Office now for upcoming opportunities and how to apply!

For graduates and final year students

A Graduate position with Deloitte comes with world-class training. From the moment you join, you’ll be treated the same as your more experienced colleagues, valued for the unique contribution you make and the fresh ideas you bring.

Each year, we have a range of Graduate programmes available across the firm. Not sure which programme would be right for you? Choose an area below to find out more:

When can I apply?

Applications vary depending on the programme.

Our 2018 Summer Internship campaign is launching on Monday 11 December 2017. Apply now through our careers page.

Our 2018 Graduate recruitment campaign is now closed. Keep an eye on our careers page for future openings in all areas across the firm.

Applications for a co-operative placement with Deloitte will depend on your University. Check in with your Careers Office now for upcoming opportunities and how to apply!

How do I apply?

Whether you’re interested in a Summer Internship or you want to join our Graduate Programme, the application process is very similar.

Find out the next steps by reading our application tips.

Who are we looking for?

As a leading professional services firm, it’s essential that we offer clients the support of top quality and balanced teams of professionals - diversity of thought, talent and ideas is critical to this.

Combined with strong academic results, we are seeking people who are analytical, confident, self-aware, results orientated and want to develop leadership skills early in their career.

We encourage applications from a wide range of disciplines including business, engineering, maths, science, law, technology and arts, amongst others.

What qualifications do I need?

How you think and solve problems is just as important to us as your academic achievements. But you’ll need a certain level of education to show you’re able to study for your professional qualifications.

We accept applications from all degrees and disciplines to our graduate and undergraduate programmes. However, we do require you to have received or are on track for a 2.1 degree at minimum.

Where can I work?

Each year we have Intern, Co-operative and Graduate positions available all over Ireland, with offices in Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick.

Have a look at our current positions.

How can I search for current vacancies?

That’s easy: simply explore our latest student opportunities.

What professional qualifications are available?

This depends on your role and programme.

Have a look at the 'qualification pathways' within our business areas to find out more:

What support exists for graduates once they are hired?

All graduates enjoy a structured induction programme, providing valuable insights into professional services, our culture, best practice methodologies and most importantly an opportunity to build networks from day one. A key part of our learning approach is the renowned Deloitte Academy, which ensures graduates develop both professionally and personally.

Our graduates who choose a professional education path consistently excel in their professional exams and this is underpinned by the tangible support offered to our students, including generous study leave, internal lectures and mentoring.

What makes Deloitte Programmes unique?

Graduates and Interns who join Deloitte will work in a supportive and connected environment where our leaders promote and facilitate lifelong learning - you will have the opportunity to work with the best people, solve complex business issues and support local communities through CSR initiatives.

We are focused on developing “leaders at all levels” by providing and encouraging graduates to take on leadership roles and opportunities irrelevant of grade or experience.

We’re proud that so many young people start their careers with Deloitte, even if some of them will eventually move on elsewhere. We see graduates and interns adding a lot in terms of innovation and new perspectives, and this is why we continue to focus on providing a premium career journey for students each year. 

Discover more about the top 10 reasons to join Deloitte.

Want to take part in our Deloitte Difference University Challenge?

The award winning Deloitte Difference University Challenge offers students from all years and all disciplines the opportunity to take part in a unique series of challenges on campus. This is a is a three stage, team based competition requiring teams to devise solutions to a number of case studies covering all aspects of our business. This challenge will not only encourage you to use your creative thinking abilities, but will also help you better understand the diverse and rewarding career paths available at Deloitte!.

Learn more about the DDUC experience and how to apply.

Want to meet the team?

We think it’s great to meet some of the people you’ll work with, and get a personal experience of the firm before you apply. Our Graduate Team will be on the road this January and February 2018 and look forward to meeting you at the various campus events all over the country. Check out our upcoming campus events.

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