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Roles at Deloitte that don’t require a 4-year degree
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Deloitte’s culture is designed to help people advance their careers and add value from the day they walk in the door. At Deloitte, our people are our greatest asset, and we recognize the value of a diverse, talented, and skilled workforce.
We recognize that there are multiple paths to a successful career, and as an individual without a four-year degree, we provide opportunities for growth and development via our culture of continuous learning based on the four Es:
- Education: Formal learning
- Experience: Experiential, project-based development roles and activities
- Exposure: Learning through networks, communities of practice, and peer/mentor relationships
- Environment: Resources and tools that reinforce and extend the learning
Our recruitment, development, and advancement activities are focused on identifying diverse talent and future leaders, and we continue to invest heavily in innovative ways to connect with talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We remain committed to dismantling social barriers and evaluating our roles to determine where opportunities are for professionals without four-year degrees.
How to apply
Currently, we have two entry points for professionals without a four-year degree: apprenticeship programs and experienced hire roles.
Experienced hire opportunities
These opportunities are for professionals who already have some experience in their field.
Apprenticeships provide on-the-job training, as well as mentoring and coaching, for individuals who are starting their professional careers or pivoting into a new industry or role. Upon successful completion of an apprenticeship program, qualified professionals may be considered for full-time positions at Deloitte but there is no guarantee of an offer of full-time employment at the end of the apprenticeship.
Deloitte and OneTen
Deloitte’s US Purpose Office is working with OneTen to help narrow the opportunity gap by expanding skills-first hiring and igniting the potential of future talent to achieve family-sustaining jobs.
As a coalition of more than 70 employers, over 100 talent developers, and leading community-based organizations, OneTen is committed to helping hire, promote, and advance one million Black individuals without a four-year college degree into well-paying jobs by 2030.
Deloitte is a founding member of the OneTen coalition and, as part of that commitment, has launched a series of pilots to establish processes for attracting, selecting, developing, and progressing professionals without four-year degrees. Deloitte is working to help narrow the opportunity gap; expanding skills-first hiring and igniting future talent to achieve family-sustaining jobs.
Jasmine, a wife, and mother of two young children, is one person whose economic opportunity has been transformed by skills-first hiring practices.
Referred to a Deloitte job posting through OneTen, she now works within Deloitte’s Executive Service Center (ESC), an administrative team that offers virtual support for senior leaders across the US. With more opportunities in front of her, Jasmine is now balancing her full-time role with pursuing a four-year degree in business analytics. She sat down to share how her experiences have empowered her to succeed in her new role and given her the foundation for a meaningful, family-sustaining career.
Commitment to education and workforce development
As a part of our focus on equity, Deloitte has designated Education and Workforce Development as a key pillar of our purpose-driven work and one of the three areas of our recently announced $1.5 billion Social Impact Investment to foster a more equitable society.
Deloitte is committed to improving education and workforce development for those facing the greatest barriers, both through our capabilities as an organization and by providing first-hand experiences.
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