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Graduate Recruitment 2020


At Deloitte, it’s our people who make us succeed. Your background, skills, interests and ideas are what make you succeed. We value you and everything you can bring to our business. Apply now for the Deloitte Graduate Programme and build your career with us.

Building a career at Deloitte, doesn’t only build your future as a professional but it also opens you up to the world. At Deloitte, you are given the opportunity to work with some of the biggest companies not only in Ireland but across the globe. We believe that the work we do, from our partners to our interns makes an impact on all our clients.

What does the Graduate Programme involve?

Our structured Graduate Programme provide a collaborative, open culture where you can have a voice and bring your great ideas to life. You’ll be an important part of the team from day one, working face-to-face with clients on jobs that are relevant to your interests. As you go, you’ll enjoy a supportive environment where everyone is accessible and invested in your training and growth.

In Ireland, Deloitte is a team of nearly 3,000 talented and driven individuals. Our firm is growing in the marketplace. We’re ambitious and committed to being a leader in the delivery of five world class business areas: Audit & Assurance, Tax, Risk Advisory, Financial Advisory, and Consulting.

We’re looking for similarly ambitious graduates who are keen to play an important role in our firm. The diversity of our services, our clients, the industries that we serve, in addition to our people is why we believe Deloitte is the #1 place to launch your career in Ireland.

Joining Deloitte is also your opportunity to become part of the worldwide leader in professional services and consulting, a global network of 286,000 people in 150 countries.

There’s a reason why we were announced the Graduate Employer of the Year at the 2018 Gradireland Awards - we provide a challenging but inclusive and enjoyable workplace and a career path where graduates can start to develop and grow as successful individuals. Above all, we will empower you to become leaders early on in your career, setting you on the path to success. Find out about additional awards for our Graduate Programme here.

What impact will you make?

Types of Graduate Programmes

You can join one of nine graduate programmes, each focused on a different kind of role.

How do I apply?

Deloitte is leading the way again this year with an award winning online application and assessment process. The scenario-based graduate recruitment assessment presents graduates with situations they are likely to encounter at Deloitte and provides a robust understanding of what makes people successful at the firm.

Read our step-by-step guide 

How do I know which area to apply for?

Choosing an area of our business that interests you and aligns to your studies can seem overwhelming. Visit our new Find Your Fit to see what service line suits you. 

What kind of work would I be doing?

Each of our graduate programmes has a different focus and we offer a variety of career options where you'll learn how to create innovative business, technology and operational solutions and develop the expertise to implement them. If you join our Audit & Assurance programme, for example, you’ll learn how to advise clients on their accounting systems and controls, ways to improve them and reduce risk. Whereas, in Technology, you’re more likely to be designing new systems or developing IT strategy. And in Tax Consulting, as you’d expect, you’ll become your clients’ expert in all things tax-related. 

All of our projects are about problem solving, which happens best when we work collaboratively. Throughout your graduate training and entire career, you’ll connect with colleagues across different teams, to tackle challenges for our clients. As well as gaining a recognised professional qualification, you’ll develop the kind of rounded business skills that will serve you well regardless of where your future takes you. With more projects focused on technology and the latest digital developments, we approach every client with a clear eye on the future. It’s that vision that enables us to help the biggest businesses make some of their biggest decisions.

As our clients’ businesses grow so will your expertise. You will gain “hands on” project experience working with professional and experienced teams. You'll be encouraged and expected to think for yourself, use your initiative and work collaboratively to deliver pioneering solutions for our clients.

What about learning and development opportunities?

Our commitment to the professional development of our people is absolute.

Focused on technical, client relationship and technology skills, and reinforced by on-the-job learning, our ‘lifelong’ tailored learning approach will ensure you continue to progress in your career.

Our world-class learning facilities, the Deloitte Academy and Greenhouse are evidence of our commitment to learning and growth developing you both professionally and personally.

As you’d expect, the specific training you’ll get depends on the kind of role you choose. And we’ll do everything we can to help you succeed and lead as an expert in your field. 

Read about our exam success at Deloitte and how we can help you succeed.

Who are we looking for?

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. Our success consistently lies in the fact that we recruit people who look at complex issues through a different lens. Other requirements include:

  • Achieved or are currently on target for a 2.1 honours degree or higher
  • A high level of self-motivation and commitment
  • The ability to analyse and work through complex problems
  • Flexibility, resilience and intellectual curiosity
  • A proactive approach to work
  • Ability to collaborate and work well within a team environment
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage change
  • Some relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)

How can I make an impact beyond my work?

Being part of Deloitte means being part of the world around us. We positively encourage you to volunteer and get involved in the local community. We even have a day a year for this – our IMPACT Day. It’s your chance to get out of the office and make a difference. Read more about Corporate Responsibility at Deloitte and making an Impact that matters in our community. 

STEM Graduates at Deloitte

Deloitte employees come from every kind of background. One thing connects us: our attitude. We are curious, imaginative and open-minded. From our partners to our interns, we are all here to make a positive impact for our clients and society, as well as build successful careers for ourselves. 

We are looking to bring a variety of graduates into Deloitte and especially into Audit & Assurance. Indeed, 10% of graduates joining our Audit & Assurance programme in the past 2 years did not have a business degree. Their degrees were across the spectrum of science, engineering, music and arts. 

Check out our new Find Your Fit assessment which will help you choose which of our graduate programmes best suit you. This is just a broad guideline but a good place to start if you are considering many opportunities at Deloitte.

Hear from our STEM Graduates or read our application tips for more.

What benefits are available?

Our approach is one of “Total Reward” encompassing competitive salary and benefits, exam awards, paid study leave and recognition of discretionary effort. At our firm, recognition doesn’t just come from leaders. It’s part of a culture where we take pride in our colleagues’ accomplishments as much as we do our own.

Check out the full lists of our benefits for more information.

And how’s the social life?

We’re a firm with many opportunities to get involved in social events. You can join societies of all kinds, ranging from golf to surfing, and join in at regular team events. At Deloitte, everyone’s invited.

If you’re excited by these prospects, we would encourage you to apply now. There’s no limit to what you can achieve.

If you have any queries regarding our Graduate Recruitment Campaign please do not hesitate to contact us - we're here to help. 

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