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EY – Climate Change and Sustainability Services Trainee

What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and on the world?
Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and, in the future, – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

The opportunity: your next adventure awaits
EY Climate Change & Sustainability Services support our clients in managing, improving, and reporting their sustainability performance.  We help our clients accelerate the transformation towards a sustainable economy and assist them in understanding business risks and opportunities, managing regulatory changes, delivering strategic advice and to disclose performance and progress on sustainability aspects.  We are one of the leading providers of sustainability services in the Nordics and as pioneers in the field, we see a clear linkage between financial and non-financial matters.

As a trainee you will be an essential team member in various sustainability and sustainability assurance engagements sharing responsibilities with senior team members. You’ll be working with clients representing several industries and of varying size. Your main responsibilities include delivering high quality documents to clients together with your more experiences colleagues and analyzing data prepared by clients. You will have the opportunity to create proposals for clients and provide advisory related to various sustainability topics and the tasks includes e.g. working with sustainability frameworks, assisting with double materiality assessments, and providing advice on regulatory related inquiries. In addition, you’ll be participating in meetings with our clients and preparing reports for clients and other parties.

If you would like to learn more about the work we do in Climate Change and Sustainability Services and enhance your technical skills take a look and part on our free CCaSS Virtual Program: EY Climate Change and Sustainability – Forage (

What we look for  

  • You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.  
  • You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.  
  • You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust.   
  • Qualifications: 
    • Suitable education i.e. a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sustainability, business, law, engineering or similar 
    • Genuine interest in sustainability and business 
    • Proficiency in English – both orally and in writing. Finnish and Swedish are considered as an asset 
    • A proactive, analytical, and client-oriented mindset. In addition, you enjoy working in teams and teamwork 

What’s in it for you 

  • Increase your understanding of how companies are working with sustainability now and in the future. 
  • Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with future-focused courses and development programs. 
  • Broaden your horizons by working on highly integrated teams across the globe and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds — both professionally and culturally. 
  • Bring out the best in yourself with continuous investment in your personal well-being and career development. 
  • Develop your own personal purpose and help us create a positive ripple effect on our teams, our business, clients and society – building a better working world, together.  
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 
  • The modern facilities in the heart of Helsinki City, with the possibility of working from a distance. 

What you can expect 

  • To apply, please submit your resume, application letter, university transcripts as well as possible referrals by 24.3.2024 on our career’s website.  
  • After submitting your application, you’ll receive an invitation via email to our gamified ability test provided by HireVue.  
  • If selected from the first screening, you’ll receive an invitation to our on-demand video assessment. 
  • Chosen candidates will be invited to a Case Day, which is the final phase of this recruitment process. We will offer the possibility to participate the Case Day either on Friday 5.4.2024Thursday 11.4.2024 or Friday 12.4.2024.  
  • Please note that the ability test and video assessment are part of the recruitment process and need to be completed in order to be considered in this process. 
  • The work would start in September 2024 or January 2025. 
  • For additional information, please contact

Our workspace is designed with accessibility in mind, ensuring an inclusive environment for all of us. If you need any support or adjustments during the recruitment process or the employment, please contact our local recruitment team at You do not need to disclose any details about your disability or reasons for needing adjustments. Simply let us know what kind of support or adjustment you require and how it will benefit you throughout the process. We are committed to ensuring a smooth and inclusive recruitment process for all candidates. Read more here (How we hire | EY Finland).

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