The selection process

Our selection process aims to find out more about your skills and experience, but it’s also a chance for you to discover more about us.

When to apply

Our intake opens in September with closing dates each month. We also have a smaller intake in January, but this varies by location. Vacancies will close once they are filled, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. Start your story today.

Stage one

The first step is to fill out the relevant job application on our website. This will ask you about your educational achievements and work experience. It should only take around 30 minutes to complete and, whatever the outcome, you’ll hear back from us within five working days. Please note that RSM will only take one application into consideration per intake. We do not accept multiple applications to different vacancies.

Stage two

During the second stage you’ll be asked to complete an online situational assessment that will assess your potential to be successful at RSM. You have seven days to complete this assessment.

Stage three

You will be invited to an online video assessment. This is so we can get to know you a little better and if you will be the right fit for RSM. Don’t panic – you will have five days to complete the video interview and have plenty of time to practice. We look for authentic, natural responses so don't prepare your answer or read from a script.

Stage four

During the fourth stage you’ll be invited to attend a virtual assessment on Microsoft Teams. This will include an introduction to RSM followed by an interview process with our managers. Please come prepared to tell us more about you and your career ambitions. But also make sure you ask plenty of questions, so you can find out more about us and whether we’re the right fit for you.

And don’t worry if you’re new to Teams, we’ll give you everything you need to know in advance as well as our full support on the day.


Our aim is that our recruitment process is inclusive, so if you do not have the right environment, do not have access to the technology or require any adaptations or additional support to complete the online/virtual parts of our process, please get in contact with the Trainee Recruitment Team who will be happy to help.

Need some help?

Please note that RSM do not support or endorse any companies offering support throughout our recruitment process. We would strongly advise that you do not use any of these channels or websites.

However, if you would like to know more about strengths-based assessments, please visit our assessment partner Cappfinity’s preparation hub to find out everything you need to know about strength based assessments ahead of applying. 

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