Software Engineering Industrial Placement 2021
Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and when combined with human ingenuity, the potential is unlimited. We believe that positive change happens by bringing together different people with diverse experiences and perspectives. Join us and never stop learning new ways to build a better future.
We look for passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
Who we are and what we do
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 506,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
Our Technology Industrial Placements: Software Engineering
The best way to find out if a career at Accenture is right for you is to apply for one of our Industrial Placements. As well as getting a taste of what it’s like to work with us, you’ll gain valuable live project experience and enjoy a competitive pro-rata salary.
We offer a choice of 12-month placements from across our Technology business, joining Software Engineering, you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world.
You’ll start with a formal induction and a two-week training programme where you’ll study technologies including Java, Digital, Dev Ops and testing. We’ll then assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills on the job.
By the end of the year, you could be ICTTech-certified – you’ll certainly have gained some valuable experience and hopefully have an offer to join us when you graduate.
What’s in it for you
As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you can look forward to a competitive pro-rata salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides.
For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website. You’ll also be part of a vibrant community with training, support and social events.
Where you’ll work
The programme is based in London, but you will also need to be flexible as you may be put on a project anywhere in the UK. This may mean working away from home Monday to Friday.
What we’re looking for
You’ll need to demonstrate a real passion for technology, as well as an understanding of how it can be used. You’ll also need to know a thing or two about programming languages. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a passion for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.
Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being flexible, an open mind coupled with patience is a real bonus.
Please see our website for full academic and programme requirements specific to each placement.
How to apply
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.
Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for applications is 30/04/2021.
We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.