I finally secured an interview at EY! Any tips?

Interviews are just conversations, so don't get too worked up about them. It's good to show the interviewer that you've done your homework on the firm and its culture, as this demonstrates that you're serious about EY. The Big Four are probably more alike than not, so they try hard to differentia...
Internship Interview Accountant Auditing
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How does my role as an intern contribute to EY's mission?

Take the internship as a trial period. You are getting a small snippet of what it is like to be a first year staff. All the work that you do provides a piece to the tax puzzle I explained in question 1. It may seem insignificant, but when you work fulltime you actually get to see the complete pro...
Internship Auditing EY
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What will my work-life balance look like as an intern at EY?

There is a lot more “life” as an intern than anywhere else. The firm will take you one cruises, to Disney world, and for miscellaneous social events. Most days you can expect a workday to be 9:30-7:30 or so. Some days are longer, but the firm will pay for your dinner and cab ride home. They’re ve...
EY Advisory Services Work-Life Balance
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Help! Any tips for turning my internship at EY into a full-time offer?

Work hard. They don't expect you to be good, and they don't expect you to do things right. They expect you to be good to work with (polite, conversational, courteous) and they expect you to work hard. If you do those two things, you will get a full time offer. (the few stories that I've heard of ...
Accountant Auditing EY
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Does EY offer a mentorship program? How have you benefitted from it?

EY UPDATE: As of July 1, 2020, our Advisory practice has been renamed to Consulting, and our Transactions Advisory Services practice has been renamed to Strategy and Transactions.
Mentor Accountant Auditing EY Auditing Assurance
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What's the company culture at EY like?

EY's company culture is one of the most important reasons why a lot of EY employees take up the immense work pressure with such a positive atmosphere. We, at EY, foster a culture of knowledge sharing, room for personal expansion, diversity and above all open and direct one-to-one communication. I...
Auditing EY Company Culture
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I'm an incoming Assurance Intern at EY, what skills do I need to succeed?

After my internship with EY, I believe the most important thing is to keep asking questions. There is high chance that you will run into something out of your expertise. Other team members are always willing to help you, but you have to let them know. Curiosity is also an essential trait you need...
Internship Accountant Auditing EY Assurance
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How do I make the most out of my experience at EY?

EY UPDATE: As of July 1, 2020, our Advisory (Performance Improvement - Finance) practice has been renamed to Consulting - Finance.
EY Advisory Services
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What are the main qualities that I should highlight in an interview for a Risk Advisory Intern role?

For an intern position, key qualities that EY looks for is a friendly personality and an eagerness to learn. It can be difficult for an interviewer to determine how you are as a person so that is why it is key to answer their questions in a personalized and friendly manner. Be sure to support you...
Internship Interview Accountant Auditing EY
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How much support should I expect to receive from upper management at EY?

EY UPDATE: As of July 1, 2020, our Advisory practice has been renamed to Consulting.
Relationship with Upper Management EY
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Is EY a good place to kickstart a career?!

It is a good place to kick start your career depending on you career goal. EY is a global firm with thousands of employees worldwide which means it is easy to get 'lost' in the company. The hours in any of the big 4 firms are longer than others. However, the benefits and experience in the firm ar...
Accountant Auditing EY Auditing Assurance
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What were the pros and cons while working as an Advisory Intern?

I really liked how much I was able to take ownership of certain documents related to my project. I was given a lot of responsibility and really looked at as an equal on the team. I also really loved the other interns I worked with and the members of my project team for the summer. I liked it so m...
Accountant EY Advisory Services
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Do you have any tips on how I can turn my internship as a Risk Advisory Intern at EY into a full-time offer?

1. Be open to adapt to new environment, to meet different people and to accept new opportunities 2. Be proactive. It is better to ask for work and ask to learn rather than waiting for others to tell us what to do. 3. Be responsible to our work and own our mistakes. You might want to do more than ...
Internship Auditing EY
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What will my responsibilities look like as an Advisory Intern at EY?

An intern in the Financial Advisory group at EY basically supports various teams working on performance improvement projects. With that being said, you get normally staffed on a couple of projects during your internship and then help the team to brainstorm, conduct interviews, conduct financial a...
Internship Advisory Services
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As a Launch Intern, what can I do to the most out of my internship?

In order to be a successful Launch intern, you have to be inquisitive and willing to learn about the firm. The entire internship is about exposing you to EY, their different career options, and the people who work there.
Auditing EY EY Launch
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What will I do as an Assurance Intern?

As an FSO Assurance Intern, you are treated just like first or second-year staff member. You will be performing a variety of tasks to audit the financial statements of companies in the financial services industry.
Internship Accountant EY Assurance
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What will I do as a Launch Intern at EY?

The Launch Internship at EY is an amazing experience! I truly enjoyed my internship and made some valuable connections along the way. As for the skills needed, I would say to bring your best attitude and be open to learning from others. The firm will train you on everything, and they will make su...
Internship Accountant Auditing EY EY Launch Assurance
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If you worked at EY as an Assurance Intern, what was the day in the life like?

This is another tough question, because no two days are alike, and no two intern experiences are alike, and every office has different clients. For me, I spent most of June at the office, with little actual work to do. The senior on my engagement would give me small tasks here and there, but noth...
Accountant EY Auditing Assurance Day in the Life
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What does a Tax Technology & Transformation Advisory Intern do at EY LLP?

EY UPDATE: As of July 1, 2020, our Tax Performance Advisory (TPA) and the Tax Technology & Data Analytics Services (TTDAS) are now the Tax Technology and Transformation practice (TTT). This practice is in our Tax Service line.
Internet & Tech Internship EY
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What does a Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services Intern at EY do?

Every day at the department is different. Fraud investigation is very broad, and activities vary based on the project, the industry etc. You can expect a lot of “field work” at the client’s office, plant etc. Some projects are very short, others last months. This type of work is quite unpredictab...
Internship Finance Auditing EY
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