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Graduate Recruitment 2019

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At Deloitte, success is part of our DNA. While our people come from diverse backgrounds, we are all driven by the same desire to succeed. That’s what connects us. Success at Deloitte means many different things: winning awards, losing inhibitions, gaining skills for work, gaining skills for life, making lasting memories and, most importantly, making an impact. For everyone working at Deloitte, from our partners to our interns, success means making a positive impact – for our clients, our people and society.

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.

What impact will you make?

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.

At Deloitte, our people make us who we are. Some of us are into Tax, others Assurance or Corporate Finance – the list goes on. Are you into innovation? We are. A supportive environment? That too. We want each other to do well.

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, Corporate Finance, 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 263,900 people in 150 countries.

Types of Graduate Programmes

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

Professional Pathways: Have a look at the 'qualification pathway' section within our business areas above to find out more on which entry routes and professional exams we support as part of each individual programme.

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.

Step 1Find your fit - Complete our new online assessment to see what team suits you best. Know your chosen area already then head straight to step 2 and Apply now.

Step 2: Click 'Apply Now' to start the application on your chosen service line and complete your candidate profile. 

Step 3: You will receive an email link to complete our online assessment (check spam folder). Answer the questions naturally as there is no right or wrong answer. Then tell us in less than 100 words why you want to join your preferred service line and upload your CV.

Step 4: Interview: If you have been successful in your application, you will receive an email linking you to our online interview scheduling system.

Step 5: Offer: If we like you at interview – and you like us – we’ll offer you a job.

Best of Luck!

Read our step-by-step guide to our simple selection process. It’s all that stands between you and making an impact.

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. 

Applying to the Graduate Programme-it's simple!

What kind of work would I be doing?

Each of our graduate programmes has a different focus. 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. 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 is the experience like?

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.

From the moment you join, you’ll be treated as a Business Advisor, valued for the unique contribution you make and the fresh ideas you bring. You’ll work directly with clients on projects that have a very real and meaningful impact on their success. 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. And you’ll get all the support you need to become the leader you know you can be.

As our clients’ business 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.

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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