A year’s Technical Industrial Placement with CGI will help put your theoretical knowledge in to practice, will set you apart from you fellow students in your final year and could mean you leave us with a graduate offer for the following year. You can expect to work on different projects in roles such as Programming, Testing or Developing.
We typically have placement vacancies across our various industries, which include; Central Government, Defence and Intelligence, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services and Space, However, while you may start in one area of the business, the opportunity to move internally is huge.
What You’ll Get
You’ll be part of a unique culture that allows you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential and to chart your own career. Starting on our ‘Student Recruitment Induction’ programme, the recruitment and learning and development teams will be there to support you during your first couple of years with us. You will benefit from a large network, having a buddy and managers, alongside the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications and 24/7 access to e-learning.
Due to the nature of our business, you work on ‘projects’. This means you have the opportunity to work across a wide range of roles, industries and locations, there is no ‘typical day’. It really does vary at CGI and that’s the exciting thing, it is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go with the support of others.
We recruit graduates into various base locations across the UK. Our main hubs for business graduates are; Birmingham, Bristol, Chelmsford, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gloucester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Reading, South Wales, Scottish Borders and Surrey.
As CGI is a consultancy, your projects could be based from other locations asides from your base location, and you should therefore be prepared for travel in your role. Each business unit operates from a different range of offices so we would encourage you to think about how flexible you can be.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
You will need to demonstrate a real interest and passion for technology. Our technical placement students will usually be studying towards a computer science or STEM related degree however, we welcome people from all degree backgrounds as long as you have an interest in the industry.
We will consider students working towards a minimum 2:1.
What you can expect from us
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the centre of this change-supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
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