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transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world
for our people, our clients and our communities. We are united by our shared values and a
dedication to delivering exceptional client service. Recognized as one of Canada’s top
employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.
EY’s commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit
methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement.
Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources
for our audit professionals, these enable us to deliver quality assurance services to our clients
and their stakeholders.
Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Overview
If you’re a top student who wants to get a jump start on the recruiting process, then we’ve got
the program for you this summer.
ELP is one-of-a-kind interactive experience that will help you learn more about our culture,
people and practices while forging relationships with EY’s employees and fellow students.
Qualifying candidates must be at least two years from graduation and studying accounting
and/or business who:
· Hold a significant interest in professional services and a career in business
· Maintain high academic credentials
· Possess integrity, maturity, dependability and enthusiasm in the performance of
· Demonstrate analytical, teamwork and organizational skills, as well as strong verbal
and written communication skills
In 2016 you have the option to attend ELP in one of three of our Canadian offices, please
apply to the office you would like to obtain an internship or co-op term with next year. The
dates of each program are below:
ELP City Program Dates Application Deadline
Calgary/Edmonton June 9th – June 10th April 13th
Toronto July 14th – July 15th April 1st
Vancouver July 13th – July 14th April 6th – Bcom/June 6th – DAP
To apply, please complete an online application at www.ey.com/ca/apply by submit your:
· Cover letter or a paragraph describing why you are interested in attending ELP and
what you hope to experience and learn from the program;
· Transcript (can be unofficial)
EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified
candidates to apply.
Emerging Leaders Program – FAQ’s
1. What is the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP)?
It is a 2-day leadership conference for students to explore their potential as a leader. During this
interactive learning experience, students will participate in workshops and team-building activities with
fellow students and EY professionals.
2. When does it take place?
June 9-10, 2016 at the EY Calgary office
3. How do I apply?
Applications must be submitted through the EY website at www.ey.com/ca/apply no later than April 13.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts.
4. What are the application criteria?
Students must be in their second or third year of a four-year degree program (third or fourth year of a fiveyear
degree program). Preference will be given to students who are graduating in 2 years. Candidates
should be pursuing a business degree with a focus in accounting and an interest in pursuing the CPA
5. What is the selection process?
Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview in April. ELP participants will be chosen once all of
the interviews have been completed. All candidates who receive an interview will be notified by April 26 as
to whether they have been selected for ELP.
6. How many positions are available?
There are approximately 25 positions available for the Calgary ELP.
7. What is the Emerging Leaders Summit (ELS)?
The Emerging Leaders Summit is a 3-day conference which will take place in Washington, DC June 22– 24.
The conference will be attended by approximately 275 students from across North America. They will have
the opportunity to hear from global EY leaders and engage in team-building activities. All students
applying for ELP will automatically be considered for ELS. We will be sending 2 students to ELS from
8. Contact Information
Facebook: Ernst & Young Calgary – Campus Recruiting