Information Technology Sector Guide
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  • We are going through a technology revolution that is affecting us all. Our experiences as consumers, employees, customers and suppliers are all changing in an unprecedented way, with new opportunities and challenges around every corner.
  • As the world becomes more and more digital, with the pace of change increasing every day, new ideas and technologies are central to the future of this sector.
  • People with technical skills are needed to help drive this technological transformation across the globe, so there are endless opportunities for STEM students in IT.
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IT & Technology
Sponsored by CGI
  • Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world.
  • CGI’s services include strategic IT and business consulting, systems integration, IT managed services and intellectual property solutions.
  • CGI is helping to drive exciting IT projects across an extensive range of sectors – such as supporting satellite missions into space, defending against cyber attacks on military and intelligence networks and infrastructure, and working with the top banks in North America and Europe.
  • CGI has 400 locations worldwide and 70,000 employees.

CGI Hub on Gradcracker

CGI has various opportunities for you to learn, share your knowledge and progress towards your career aspirations – from career development planning to on-demand learning tools. You can learn more about this on the ‘Career Development’ page of CGI’s Gradcracker hub.

Be rewarded, be heard, be recognised

Through a comprehensive range of benefits, CGI promotes the well-being of its people and ensures that they are heard, recognised and rewarded. You can take a look at the specific programmes and activities available to CGI employees on the company’s ‘Benefits’ page.

Delivering services that matter

You can also find out more about what it’s like to work at CGI by watching their company videos. Hear some of CGI’s members share their unique stories and explore the exciting projects you could be working on in their Space, Defence and Intelligence teams.

If you have a real interest in, and passion for, technology and would like to be part of the digital revolution, join CGI and help make a difference.

Visit the CGI Hub
Technology – Capital Markets
Sponsored by Broadridge
  • Capital markets are used to trade key financial securities like bonds and stocks, and Broadridge, a global FinTech leader, handles millions of trades a day involving trillions of dollars.
  • The company provides advanced analytics, technology and communications solutions for the financial services industry and businesses.
  • Broadridge delivers solutions that navigate risk, optimise efficiency and generate revenue growth.
  • The company recruits recent graduates with a passion for both technology and business to help its clients get ahead of today’s challenges and capitalise on what’s coming next.

Broadridge Hub on Gradcracker

If you’d like to find out more about Broadridge, head to the ‘What We Do’ page on their Gradcracker hub. Here, you can learn about the company’s global technology and operations, and gain an insight into the various solutions and services Broadridge offers its clients.

A better world to live in

Broadridge aims to empower others to achieve more by partnering with community organisations, providing educational opportunities in underserved areas, donating resources to charitable causes and volunteering their time. Find out more about these initiatives on their ‘Social Responsibility’ page.

Inside the world of Broadridge

To delve a little deeper into the world of Broadridge, have a look at their ‘Videos’ page. Here, you’ll be able to find out what the people who work there have to say about the company’s ethos and working environment, as well as learn about some of the great benefits you could look forward to.

If you’re innovative and excited to move forward, there’s a big future waiting for you at Broadridge.

Visit the Broadridge Hub
Technology – Communications
Sponsored by Vodafone
  • Vodafone is a leading global provider of digital products and services for consumers and businesses.
  • As a world-leading IoT platform, Vodafone enables 132m connected devices in 39 countries.
  • Vodafone has the biggest and fastest-growing 5G network in Europe, and operates one of the continent’s most successful digital TV platforms.
  • Vodafone’s European network has been 100% powered by electricity from renewable sources since July 2021.
  • The company connects one in sixteen people around the world.

Vodafone Hub on Gradcracker

Vodafone don’t just produce innovative products, they develop amazing people. Their Gradcracker hub contains information about their graduate programmes, training structures and opportunities that will help you get the most from your potential.

You and Vodafone – better together

If you’d like to know more about working at Vodafone, head to their ‘Life at Vodafone’ tab. You can find out about Vodafone’s UK offices and what facilities they offer – from making their offices ready for the future of working, to their stunning campus in Newbury – and see what perks and benefits you can look forward to as an employee.

Don’t wait – take the future into your own hands

To give yourself the best chance of success if you apply to Vodafone, don’t miss their ‘Interview Tips’ page. It covers everything from what preparation to do beforehand to how to handle the interview itself.

Vodafone believes that its curiosity and drive to do things differently can create a better world – for its customers, and for its people. If you feel the same, join Vodafone and discover the possibilities.

Visit the Vodafone Hub
Technology – Data
Sponsored by Kubrick Group
  • Kubrick are experts in unleashing the potential in humans and technology; shaping the workforce and organisations of tomorrow with the skills and talent needed today.
  • Trained to enhance business performance, their consultants are supported to become future leaders.
  • Kubrick actively seeks out and develops smart, passionate individuals to realise the potential of data and next generation technology, and to build sustainable solutions for a rapidly-changing world.
  • Kubrick employs three times the industry average of females in technology roles.

Kubrick Group Hub on Gradcracker

If you’re thinking of applying to Kubrick, there’s lots of really useful content on their Gradcracker hub. Find out what it’s like working at Kubrick on their ‘Our People’ page. Hear from people in Data Product and Data Management consulting roles who share their career stories.

World-class training

Their hub has a range of great videos that will enrich your understanding of Kubrick as a company and as an employer. Find out what makes Kubrick different from its competitors, why diversity is important in data, and much more.

As a Kubrick graduate, you’ll receive world-class training, and the company will support your ongoing development – you can read all about this on their ‘Join Us’ page.

The next generation of data specialists

If you’d love to join the next generation of data, AI and technology professionals, take a look at Kubrick’s opportunities – and start your data career journey today.

Visit the Kubrick Group Hub
Technology – Gaming
Sponsored by King
  • King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world.
  • It operates in the video game sector, which accounts for more than half of the UK’s entire entertainment market.
  • King has developed over 200 titles and its games are played by millions of people around the world.
  • Some of its global franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
  • It has placement and graduate opportunities in various locations, with offices and game studios in London, Berlin, Stockholm, Malmö, Barcelona, San Francisco and Malta.

King Hub on Gradcracker

On King’s Gradcracker hub, you can find out what it’s like to work there – from its job roles to its company culture. Hear Roberta, Game Artist, describe King’s ‘fun’ workplace, and explain what makes King really stand out as an employer. You can hear what Roberta, and other employees, have to say on the ‘Our People’ page on King’s hub.

Making the world playful

There’s lots of interesting and informative content on King’s ‘Videos’ page. Meet the producers behind Farm Heroes Super Saga, explore King’s culture and learn about their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Learning opportunities are everywhere

King makes sure a job well done is a job rewarded. On their ‘Benefits’ page, you can find out how King rewards its people – from the little perks to the big benefits – and encourages learning and development through established courses, seminars and on-the-job learning.

If you’re passionate about games, always ready for a challenge and you’d like to share your ideas, start your career with King.

Visit the King Hub
Technology – Software Engineering
Sponsored by Sky
  • With 24 million customers and 31,700 employees across six countries, Sky is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer media and entertainment company.
  • Sky provides satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, and broadband and telephone services.
  • Its products include industry-leading Sky Q, which is in 6.5 million customer homes across Europe.
  • Sky is proud to be part of the Comcast NBCUniversal family, creating incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most.

Sky Hub on Gradcracker

If you’d like to join Sky and contribute to delivering world-class content, have a look at the ‘GC Webinar’ page on their hub. Here you’ll find some really interesting and insightful highlights from the Gradcracker/Sky webinar, including lots of useful information about their recruitment process, and what kind of opportunities they have for STEM graduates.

There’s plenty to talk about when working at Sky

There’s some great footage on Sky’s ‘Videos’ page. You can find out what it’s really like to be a developer at Sky, see for yourself their stunning head office campus in Osterley, and learn what makes Sky such a fun and different place to work.

Driving positive change

Sky is passionate about diversity and driving positive change. If you’d like to hear all about their diversity targets, and why this is so important to them, head to the ‘Inclusion’ page on their hub.

There are many ways to make an impact at Sky. So, to join in on the real action, start your career with Sky today.

Visit the Sky Hub
Telecommunications – IT & Technology
Sponsored by Virgin Media
  • Virgin Media provides multi-award-winning broadband, TV, mobile and home phone services.
  • It has been recognised year after year for providing the fastest widely available broadband speeds.
  • Virgin Media’s network currently reaches 15.3 million premises across the UK.
  • It is the largest gigabit broadband provider in the UK, and is investing to bring next-generation gigabit services to its entire broadband network by the end of 2021.
  • It is part of Liberty Global plc, one of the world’s leading video, broadband and communications companies.

Virgin Media Hub on Gradcracker

What’s great about working for Virgin Media? You can find out the answer to this, and many other questions, on their Gradcracker hub. There’s lots of useful information on there, such as top tips and advice for candidates, and the answers to frequently asked questions about the application process and beyond.

A great place to work

Virgin Media offers some pretty impressive rewards, from their ‘Choices’ package of flexible personal and family benefits, to money off Virgin products, services and experiences. You can find out what else is on offer on their ‘Benefits’ page.

Help build connections that really matter

If you’d like to know what being on the graduate scheme is really like, you can hear first-hand from some of Virgin Media’s current graduates. Head to their ‘Videos’ page to hear what Engineering Graduates like Sophie have to say.

Join Virgin Media and help bring together homes, businesses, communities and lives.

Visit the Virgin Media Hub
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