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EY Recruiter Academy prepares athletes for careers in recruitment

EY Recruiter Academy is an industry-leading career transition programme that prepares candidates for careers in recruitment.


The exclusive 12-month programme gives individuals from all backgrounds the opportunity to learn and work together before joining EY’s multi-award-winning recruitment team.


Once training is completed, successful graduates can become a permanent Recruitment Advisor at EY, work on their own portfolio of internal clients, and develop a career within the Talent sector and broader business at EY.


Montell Douglas

A partner of Athlete Career Transition (ACT), EY’s Recruiter Academy programme has given a number of former athletes the chance to transition out of professional sport and begin second careers in recruitment at the business services multinational.


Recent ACT graduates of the EY Recruiter Academy include:


Montell Douglas

A former Olympic athlete with Team GB (100m sprint and bobsleigh), Montell is now a Senior Associate in Talent Attraction and Acquisition at EY.


Sarah Ayton

Sarah Ayton

Sarah Ayton is a former Olympic sailor with Team GB, and is now a Senior Associate in Talent Attraction and Acquisition at EY.


Hannah Gallagher

Hannah Gallagher

The former Saracens and England rugby professional is now a Senior Associate in Talent Attraction and Acquisition at EY.


“The possibilities and opportunities are really exciting! It’s a company I feel like I can grow with and develop. The flexibility they have shown to me with a young family is incredible.” – Hannah Gallagher.


The EY Recruiter Academy programme is the opportunity of a lifetime, enabling participants to get paid while learning from industry leaders in a global top tier company.


The next programme takes place in London, March 2023.


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