Business Experience Programme at Ernst & Young (EY)

By on February 13, 2014
Going from campus to career can seem daunting. If you want a taste of working life while you’re still a student, we can offer you an opportunity to participate in the EY Vac Work/Business Experience Program. You will have an opportunity to interact with existing trainees and managers and get a real feel for EY culture. This is a fun experience that will allow you insight into who EY, learn a lot about yourself and make a decision if EY is the right place for you to be able to achieve your potential.You’ll benefit from experiences, learning and coaching  that will help you achieve your potential and adapt successfully to professional life.Ernst & Young (EY) recognizes the importance of exposing students to the world of work,the Firm and the accounting profession.Our Business Experience Programme affords learners the opportunity to develop skills such as team work, interpersonal, communication and basic auditing skills.You will develop your business skills to ensure that you are adequately equipped to tackle the business world.We will assist you to identify your skills and competencies from a range of assessment techniques, which will help you enhance your potential as an effective team member within a professional services organization. You will have the opportunity to learn more about EY the services we provide and our client portfolio.

You’ll also gain insights into what life at EY is really like and have the opportunity to build valuable relationships.

Learners who experience our working environment and then return to their academic studies find their studies more relevant as they can relate it to their working experience.


  • ONLY students studying towards qualifying as a CA(SA)will be considered for this programme.
  • This programme is open to all 1st year,2nd year, 3rd year and final year students that are studying a relevant Accounting degree at a SAICA accredited University.
How to apply

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