How to apply

Your step by step guide

We want to make your journey here as rewarding as the destination. Here’s everything you need to know about choosing and applying for the right opportunity at Deloitte.

Step 1: Find your fit

We have so many opportunities for creative, clever people like you, from apprenticeships in business administration to our graduate scheme to industrial placements. Before you get going on your application form, take a little time to explore them all. You’ll discover the area that most excites you and best suits your talents, with a future you crave.


What are the main routes in to Deloitte?

Entry-Level Apprenticeship Scheme

Develop a career in our entry-level apprenticeship in business support, based in Milton Keynes or Cardiff.

BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship Scheme

Kick start your professional services career. Opportunities in Audit & Finance, Business & Financial Advisory, Real Estate, Strategy & Operations, Tax and Technology. Offices all around the UK.

Spring into Deloitte

Two day ‘Deloitte-taster’ course for first year University students (or second year, if you’re on a four-year course). With potential fast track onto Summer Vacation Scheme. Held in London and regions.

Summer Vacation Scheme

A three- to six-week practical work placement for students, with potential job offer. Training in London or regional offices.

Industrial Placements

Six or 12 months of paid training, working as a Business Advisor. With potential job offer. Offices around the UK.

Graduate Programme

Opportunities in Audit & Finance, Business & Financial Advisory, Cyber, Governance, Risk & Regulation, Human Capital, Real Estate, Strategy & Operations, Tax  and Technology. Offices all around the UK.

Scholar Scheme

A gap year opportunity, combining a 30-week paid placement in one of our UK offices in Audit & Finance, Tax or Strategy & Operations with a bursary to go travelling after the placement and before university.

Top tip:

Consider your real motivations for the role now: it will help you throughout the rest of the selection process.

Step 2: Dig deeper

So you’ve got an idea of the area you’d like to work in, now it’s time to dig into the detail. This is about making sure we’re right for you and you have a good understanding of the business area you’d like to join. You’ll need to demonstrate this throughout the application process.

Take a look around our website and you’ll find all sorts of facts and insights, videos and useful information.

Watch apprentices talking about their experiences

Watch interns and graduates talking about their experiences

Join a conversation with colleagues

Top tip:

This is your opportunity to delve into Deloitte. Ask us everything you need to know.

Step 3: Check requirements and closing dates

We know there’s much more to a person than their qualifications. But you worked hard to get those grades and we see them as a measure of your dedication. Depending on the business area, role and team you want to join, you’ll need to meet minimum requirements.

Some of our schemes are seasonal too, and fill up quickly, so you’ll need to check when you can apply.

See all academic requirements

Check opening and closing dates for applications

Step 4: Apply

Our application form is simple to complete. All you’ll need to share are:

  • a few personal details 
  • your academic qualifications (to make sure you meet our initial criteria)
  • your preferred location and area of business interest. 
  • So you’ll need all this to hand before you begin, including your grades and awarding bodies

Start your application for 2017 opportunities

Need help with your application form? Ask us

Top tip:

It’s really important to us that you have a good experience. We’ll always offer you feedback, regardless of the outcome.

Step 5: What happens after you apply?

From clicking ‘submit form’ to getting that job offer in your hand can take just a matter of days or weeks. It all depends on the area you’re applying to. But we try to make it as easy and as quick as possible to start your career with us.

Application form review
Once you’ve submitted your form online, we’ll be in contact to let you know if you’ve passed.

Online tests
Next comes our online numeracy and critical reasoning tests, which you can do at home. Find out more about the online tests and practise them on our selection pages.

Apprenticeship selection day
For potential apprentices, first round means a challenging and fun group selection day. Which can lead straight to an offer to join our scheme.

First stage interview – students and grads
If you’re a student or graduate, you’ll be invited to a first round interview at the office you’ve applied to work at.

Final round interview
This is where you get to meet and present to a senior member of staff and show them what you’re made of. You’ll also get to meet colleagues and get a feel for the place you’ll work.

Your offer
If we like you – and you like us – we’ll offer you a job. Welcome to Deloitte.

It’s really important to us that you have a good experience. We’ll always offer you feedback, regardless of the outcome.

Read more on our Entry-Level Apprenticeship Scheme selection process

Read more on our BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship Scheme selection process

Read more on our Student and Graduate selection process

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