EY Reconnect is our programme for career returners, providing a bridge for professionals to re-enter the workplace after an extended career break.

What is EY Reconnect?

EY Reconnect is a 12-week programme which offers a supported route back into work following a career break of between two and 10 years. You’ll benefit from specialised inductions and coaching as part of a peer group of fellow returners. It’s an opportunity for you to reconnect with your career, your previous experience and expertise within business. You’ll join client teams in one of our business areas:

What background and past experience is needed for EY Reconnect?

You’ll have worked at manager level or above, with a background in professional services, consultancy, financial services, technology or a related industry. 

It’s not all about your technical experience. EY Reconnect is an opportunity to join an inclusive and diverse workplace where we encourage creativity and flexibility. It’s not just something we talk about – the skills you’ve acquired from your career break will be celebrated and valued as much as those from your professional CV.

Which locations are available?

Our 2019 EY Reconnect programme offers opportunities in various locations, depending on the business area you’re applying to. Discover our office locations around the UK.

Why EY?

We’re building the workplace of the future – smarter, more inclusive, more dynamic and more flexible – motivated by a sense of purpose. We’re continually investing in our people, offering you a range of experiences and assignments to inspire your professional development and help you move closer to your long-term goals.

Brilliant people from different backgrounds are already thriving in our business, and we’re continuing to build a diverse, inclusive workplace where everyone can feel they belong.

In fact, our recent accreditations include Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies, Times Top 50 Employers for Women, Top 10 Employers for Working Families, Stonewall Top Employer, and Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race.

We also have a range of well-established, thriving employee networks across the business, and are recognised as a Mental Health First Aid Champion and a Social Mobility Champion.