Technical Industrial Placement 2022
There is a digital revolution taking place in the UK and our work is at the heart of it. Every day, our members come to work knowing they are making a real difference, in exciting industries such as Space, Defence & Intelligence and Cyber Security. There is never a dull day at CGI!
In our eyes, you are the next generation of leaders and technical experts, and we are proud to be able to offer you lots of opportunities to help you achieve your potential. Join us as a Technical Industrial Placement and you’ll take your career to places your never thought possible.
Our Technical Industrial Placements play a big part in the solutions that we deliver to our clients and have worked on some of our biggest projects in roles such as; testing, development or cyber security.
We typically have technical industrial placement vacancies across our various industries, including; Local and Central Government, Space, Defence and Intelligence, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services.
However, while you may start in one area of the business, the opportunity to move internally is huge, offering you the opportunity to grow your career, in the direction you want.
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 be joining our large early careers community with an opportunity to be involved in our Student Kick-start Initiative working with a team of other early careers members on exciting projects alongside your day to day work.
Our sports and social clubs, diversity networks and local office events also provide you with a great chance to relax and enjoy yourself with like-minded members from across CGI.
With support from a buddy and managers, alongside the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications and 24/7 access to e-learning our aim is to build on the potential you join us with and help you to realise your career ambitions.
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 industrial placements into various base locations across the UK. Our current technical industrial placement opportunities are in; Bristol, Gloucester, London, Reading, Solihull, South Wales 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.
You will need to demonstrate a genuine interest and passion for technology. Our Technical Industrial Placements will usually be studying for a computer science or STEM related degree however, we welcome people from all degree backgrounds as long as you have an applied interest in the industry.
Depending on which business unit you would like to join, we will consider students on track to achieve a minimum 2:2. Some projects seek graduates with a minimum 2:1.
Due to the nature of our work and the security clearance requirements of our roles we do require all early careers members to be UK nationals.
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center 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.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.