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Student FAQ's - All you need to know

What,  where,  when and how?

Thinking of applying to our Graduate Programme?

Graduate opportunities available within Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax and Consulting for a 2017 start.

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 graduates who are keen to play an important role in our firm.

What opportunities exist for graduates?

Each year we have a range of Graduate opportunities available accross the firm.

Take a look at our business at a glance to see which career path is right for you.

What type of graduates is Deloitte seeking?

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. Therefore, we encourage applications from a wide range of disciplines including business, accounting, computer science, engineering, maths, science, law, and arts, amongst others.

We are seeking people who are analytical, confident and self-aware, and who enjoy working in a collaborative work environment. We are also looking for people who enjoy a challenge, are results orientated and keen to develop leadership skills from early in their career.

What is involved in the recruitment process?

To discover more about the recruitment process, check out our careers corner.

What are the academic requirements for application?

You must be on track or have achieved a minimum of 2:1 Bachelor's degree or equivalent. 

What if have not studied accountancy?

If you have not studied accountancy in school or college do not worry, we accept applications from students from all disciplines. In fact some of our best people working in audit have diverse backgrounds from science, engineering and arts.

What supports exist 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. Our renowned Deloitte Academy 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 the Deloitte Graduate Recruitment Programme unique?

Graduates who join Deloitte will work in a supportive and connected environment where our leaders promote and facilitate life-long 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 in developing “leaders at all levels” through providing and encouraging graduates to take on leadership 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 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 graduates each year. 



When is the Summer Internship Campaign open?

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

How many summer interns does Deloitte plan to hire this year?

Every year, we are delighted to welcome over 100 undergraduates to the internship programme.

Who can apply for a Summer Internship at Deloitte?

We encourage applications from all disciplines and backgrounds including business, accounting, computer science, engineering, maths, science, law, and arts, amongst others.

Unsure of which Summer Internship is right for you?

Take a look at our career paths available at Deloitte.

How long will the internship last?

Depending on the department, our internships last from 6 to 12 weeks between June and August.

We have 12 week internships available in Risk Advisory, Corporate Finance, Restructuring & Forensic Services, Tax and Consulting


Rotations of 6 week internships in Audit & Advisory and Risk Advisory.

Can I submit more than one application?

Only one application is required and second preferences can be indicated at this stage.

How are applications submitted?

All applications must be submitted online through our careers portal.

Where are the Deloitte offices in Ireland?

Each year, we have Summer Internship opportunities available in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Belfast.

How can I verify if my application has been successfully sent?

You’ll receive a confirmation email once your online application form is submitted. You’ll be able to log back into our recruitment system at any time to track your application.

How can I prepare for my interview?

Read our article on CV and interview tips.

Do you have upcoming events in my college?

View our full calendar of key events and dates.

What about the Deloitte Difference University Challenge?

Read our article on DDUC to find out more.

What about Co-operative and Work placement positions?

The Work placement programme is not open to graduates as it is part of an educational programme for students completing undergraduate studies.

For information on Co-operative and work placements positions, we encourage you to get in touch with your careers office within your college. Check in also to our career opportunities with Deloitte and apply for a suitable position in the future.

Have any further questions?

Contact the Graduate Recruitment team at

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