Deloitte I Accelerator
Where innovation meets diverse talent

What is the Deloitte I Accelerator?

In collaboration with Deloitte’s Multicultural Network, EDI are offering university students and recent graduates from ethnic minority backgrounds the opportunity to participate in the Deloitte I Accelerator.

Dates: Monday 25th March to 28th March
Deadline: Thursday 21st March 2024
Location: Virtual Experience
Time: 9:30 – 5:30 Every Day
Target Audience: Open to all, but those from ethnic minority backgrounds will be prioritised.
Have attended a state funded or non-fee paying school/college prior to university
Year of study: 2,3,4 and graduates
(Places will be allocated upon application so do not delay)

Who is the Deloitte I Accelerator open to?

  • Open to all backgrounds with a focus on fostering black and ethnic minority undergraduate talent, providing the opportunity for students to develop their skills for the future
  • Open to students entering into their penultimate year (2nd year students on a three-year programme or 3rd year students on a four-year programme), final year students and graduates

How will the I Accelerator work?

  • Each student will work in a team of 5 to develop a solution to the challenge presented
  • Various workshops will be delivered by Deloitte throughout the week
  • Students will develop a presentation to be delivered to staff from Deloitte

Student Benefits:

  • Insight to careers – providing insights to the broad spectrum of careers available
  • Personal development – develop skills and attributes valued in the workplace
  • Networking opportunities – connect with diverse professionals
  • Personal brand development – define what makes you stand out
  • Interview practice – develop the skills needed to compete in today’s job market

What happens next?

Once you complete your form, successful candidates will be invited to an online interview. On completion of the interview you will be advised, as to whether you have secured a place on the programme.


“Enriching and challenging, it was gold dust!”
I Accelerator Participant 2023
“My experience was enjoyable, insightful and memorable, definitely recommend”
I Accelerator Participant 2023
“The I Accelerator provides a great opportunity for students to develop the skills and
attributes of the work place and enhance their CV.”
Frances Trought, Founder of EDI