Career Level Staff
Industry Information Technology
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
Graduating this year? Or looking for a placement with a difference? We’ve got news.
As one of the leading names in the IT business, we’re looking for amazing people to be part of our team. We want you to help drive some of the most exciting IT opportunities available. We offer a fantastic working environment with great support, plus loads of training and benefits too.
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.
Want to be part of CGI’s story
At CGI we’re offering you a unique opportunity to join us as Technical Industrial Placement. We’re a company that each day enables the transfer of £3 trillion, protects against 43 million cyber-attacks, drives two thirds of the world’s SMS messages, support the missions of more than 200 satellites and who employs 77,000 professionals from hundreds of locations worldwide.
You can expect to work on different projects in roles such as programming, testing or developing. We typically have graduate vacancies within our various industries which include: Central Government, Defence & Intelligence, Energy & Utilities and Space
The best thing about joining us as a placement is that, while you may start in one area, the opportunity to move internally is huge.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
What you’ll get
You’ll be part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential and to chart your own career. We also believe your success is directly linked to the success of CGI – so much so that through our Share Purchase Plan you become an “owner” of CGI through purchasing CGI shares on the open market, with the added benefit of CGI matching your contribution up to 3% of salary.
You will start at CGI on a Student Recruitment induction and the recruitment and learning & development teams will support you during your first couple of years with CGI. You will benefit from a large support network, having a buddy and managers alongside your first-class training and development, including the opportunity to train for professional qualifications and 24/7 access to e-learning.
You’ll also be able to access a range of excellent benefits, including;
• Relocation Allowance
• 25 days annual leave
• Pension contributions
• Profit participation plan
• Share purchase plan
• Season ticket loan
• Sports and Social club
• Health and life benefits
• Member discount scheme
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.
Location of the role
We recruit placements into various base locations across the UK with our main hubs for placement students being; Birmingham, Bristol, Gloucester London, Reading, Surrey and South Wales. 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.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.