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The Deloitte Student Academy

Join our Student Work Placement Programme to get ahead in your career before finishing your 3rd-level studies.

Join a global business with a people-first environment. A place where you can be your true self, learn and choose your own path. Where you can connect with incredible people, take on challenging projects for industry-leading global clients, and choose the impact you want to make. Above all, a place where you'll never stop growing.

As the final step of our Student Academy, a work placement at Deloitte gives you a taste of professional life and allows you to get ahead in your career even before you have left college or university. You will learn from experienced colleagues and meet clients representing a variety of industries and environments as we help you make a smooth transition from student to professional. On top of that, it is a way to enhance your CV with practical work experience.

About the Deloitte Student Work Placement Programme

We offer a work-integrated learning experience that combines structured education with practical work experience and some of the benefits are:

Real-world experience: apply your classroom learning to real-client challenges in the largest professional services Firm in the world

Industry connections: build professional networks, and establish relationships with industry experts and fellow student peers here on a placement or graduate programmeCareer exploration: understand exactly what a Deloitte student career entails - the work, clients, and peopleIncreased confidence: build confidence in your abilities and feel more prepared for the future

Grow your future: secure your graduate offer with Deloitte or a sponsored masters.

Learning and Growth Path

Structured sessions, divided into distinct modules, allow you to have a valuable and meaningful experience, and be exposed to a range of skills and experiences you may not have had access to develop your professional skills and prepare for the future.
HR Induction / Technical Training / Meet the Buddies / Leadership Day
Understanding your Industry, Business unit & Service line / Coffee mornings / Quizzes / End of Season Party
Business Insights:
Business Chemistry / Intern Project Presentation / Insight Sessions / Skills 4 Life / Professional Education Insight
Teambuilding & Social Events:
Impact Day / Big Day Out / Big Night Out
Future Learnings:
New joiner e-learnings / Technical e-learnings

How can I apply?


We encourage students from all degrees and disciplines to apply to our programmes. However, we do require you are on track for a 2.1 degree or higher.

Of course, you’ll need more than good grades to make the most of this opportunity. You'll need to be a real team player with an open mind, eager to keep learning, fascinated by business, and can’t wait to get stuck in to complex projects, you’ll fit right in.


The application and length of your co-operative placement with Deloitte will depend on your University. Students from UCC and UCD can apply directly to us - so be sure to reach out!

Check in with your Careers Office now for upcoming and current opportunities and how to apply.

Types of Work Placement Programmes

You can join one of eight work placements, each in a different area, focused on specific technical, client relationship, and technology skills, and reinforced by on-the-job learning. Click on the area below to learn more.

Want to meet the team?

We think it’s great to meet some of the people you’ll work with, and get a personal experience of the firm before you apply. Our Graduate Team look forward to meeting you at the various campus events all over the country. Check out our upcoming campus events.

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