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Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at EY-Parthenon

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2019)
"Nice environment to work in surrounded by motivated individuals...."
8.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
6.5 / 10
4.5 / 10
7.8 / 10
7.4 / 10
9.0 / 10


  • The company has a very flat hierarchy that enables people in all positions to work and socialise together.
  • There is a clear promotion structure so career progression is achievable through hard work.
  • Both formal training and on-the-job learning are well managed and help graduates to develop.


  • Though there can be flexibility, the hours are regularly long.
  • The office building is functional but not particularly fancy.
  • Some would like their preferences to influence what work they do more.

What insiders say about...

"Prepare well for case interviews as you would for companies such as McKinsey. It..."

"The culture at Parthenon is very relaxed and collegial, both in the office and after..."

"Our dress code is relaxed. The office in London is within EY's main office, which..."

"Relatively flexible, but can be very long for short and busy projects."

"We get a very competitive base salary with a good bonus and good opportunities for..."

"Almost everything that defines Parthenon: Summer events, sports events, Christmas..."

"Candidates submit a CV and cover letter and then undergo two rounds of interviews..."

"There were typical case interviews and market sizing problems."

"Parthenon makes an effort to recycle both paper and waste from the kitchen."

"Managers are very accessible. There is a culture of upward feedback that gets nurtured..."

"The employer's commitment to diversity is very good. There's an effort to recruit..."

"Opportunities for promotion are frequent and promotions are completely based on ability...."

"We recently worked on a project for Stonewall to help with their youth initiatives...."

"As an associate, you are given a large amount of responsibility to take ownership..."

"Working with exceptionally bright yet humble people every day, the huge variety of..."

"Long work hours due to double-staffing model."

"We are the world's leading education consultancy and participate in almost every..."

"Personal, social, very hard-working."

"Parthenon's culture and focus on education."

"Frequent trips to Boston for year group training (three times annually) - informative..."

"We have people from a variety of different socio-economic backgrounds."

"A stronger culture of discretion around what is discussed in performance review meetings...."

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