Students & Graduates

Start up your career
Learn Every Day

Throughout your career, we provide opportunities to grow. 

Make An Impact

At Protiviti, you impact our clients, our company, and our community. 

Be Your Best

We empower you to achieve your goals in both work and life. 

At Protiviti we continue to strive to create a diverse company culture. We celebrate our differences and aim to embrace the diverse background and experience, both inside the walls of our offices, within our clients, and in our local communities. Our ongoing commitment to our people is our Diversity & Inclusion initiative which is designed to attract, develop, and retain the most talented and qualified individuals in the market regardless of race, disability, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or any other dimension of diversity.

Bring Your Career To Life

Our consulting solutions span critical business problems in Technology, Business Performance Improvement, Risk and Compliance, Internal Audit and Financial Advisory. We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce of professionals that share the common value of collaboration.

At Protiviti, we believe that a graduate career is about more than just working, providing deliverables, and being compensated for your efforts. A Protiviti career is about opportunities to lead, learn, grow, and contribute to something significant.

We strive to recruit and hire the best graduate talent. But it doesn't stop there. Once you join us, we build your career through exceptional work experiences, a culture focused on learning and development, and a commitment to the things that matter to you.

Are you inspired to make a difference? You've come to the right place.


Our Recruiting Process

Our recruiting approach focuses on one thing: You! Throughout the process our goal is to get to know you so that we can better understand your suitability for a role within our organisation. We understand that everyone is different and that not ‘one size fits all’. We are looking for individuals who have shared values, aspirations and objectives for their career.

Step 1: Online application

Submit your resume, cover letter, and academic transcript. We strongly recommend your application includes all relevant details. You will be asked to answer a few questions in your application that will help us understand what you’re looking for in your career and what areas interest you the most. Please note students must be UK citizens or permanent residents to apply.

  • Graduate Rotation Programme

Providing you with a varied introduction to consulting, our graduates rotate around our business areas (Business Performance Improvement, Internal Audit and Financial Advisory, Technology Consulting and Risk and Compliance), providing an opportunity to work across industries and solutions to determine the area you may want to focus on in the future.




  • Technology Graduate Programme

Providing you with an introduction to experience a number of technical areas within our Technology Consulting practice. Our consultants support our clients across a number of areas across Technology Risk, Data Privacy, Enterprise Cloud Services, Information Security, Business Continuity, Technology Delivery and Data. We support our clients in understanding their related technology and enterprise challenge and you will have the opportunity to learn deep technical skills and gain hands-on experience supporting in the delivery of client work. You will experience multiple industry sectors, work with a variety of high-profile clients and learn from a team of highly qualified professionals that pride themselves on the quality of their work.

Please note: The application process for 2022 is now closed.



Step 2: Telephone/Skype interviews

Once we receive your graduate application, your responses will be assessed and if successful, you will then be invited to participate in a short telephone/Skype interview. This will help us get to know you better.

Step 3: Assessment centre

After your telephone or Skype interview, successful candidates will be invited to participate in our assessment centre which will be onsite subject to government guidelines. Alternatively, this will take place virtually. This will allow us to get to know you as an individual and enable us to see how you interact with your potential colleagues. You will hear from and meet various people in the organisation including our Managing Directors. You will also take part in interviews, complete a written brief, take part in a group scenario and conduct a small presentation.

Step 4: Final panel interview

The final stage of this process is a panel interview with two senior stakeholders and HR. 

Step 5: Offers made

If you are successful to this stage, congratulations! Graduate Offers will be made to you in writing within 1 month of your assessment centre.

What’s In It For You

Come for the first-class career path and stay for the perks. There are lots benefits that come along with working at Protiviti, such as:

Study and training assistance

This includes a vast online library of courses through our intranet and free access to the Protiviti Knowledge Leader.

Employee networks with regular events

All of our Protiviti offices have community networks and a social committee that conducts activities on a regular basis. You will be invited to join the Protiviti networks upon signing your contract.

Annual bonus programme

To support Protiviti’s growth, we have designed an innovative and motivational compensation plan. Protiviti’s compensation plan applies industry best practices for calculating incentive compensation. The Plan is updated at the discretion of the Company periodically to respond to market conditions, employee feedback and to better align the Plan to reward employees’ contributions in support of Protiviti’s business goals.

Wellness at Work programme

At Protiviti we recognise that a happy and healthy workplace leads to a more engaged, inspired and productive workforce. Our wellness programmes aim to support our employees by promoting health and wellbeing. With an annual program of events including awareness sessions and support for national organisations, we aim to promote our employees’ wellbeing and ensure they are as healthy as possible to perform their roles. We also offer mental health awareness sessions, and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

Support and qualifications

You’ll also undertake the ICAEW Certificate in Business, Accounting and Finance (CFAB) during your first 12 months with the company, with the option to undertake further relevant professional qualifications depending on the area you wish to specialise in. All our graduates are assigned a buddy; a Consultant or Senior Consultant to guide you through day-to-day life at Protiviti. All graduates will also be allocated an Advisor, a Manager or Senior Manager to coach you through your career, including helping you set the goals you aim to achieve each year.

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