Technology Industrial Placement

A career with Citrix provides unequalled opportunities for impact and success. Our customers include Amazon, Red Bull Racing, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sprint, Tesco, The Co-operative Society, Rackspace, Cancer Research UK, Softlayer, Logica, the NHS, Zynga, Dell, and Sainsbury’s.  As a matter of fact, you’re probably one of our customers too; as 75% of all internet traffic traverses our products.

Citrix offers you the chance to work on cutting-edge technology products that are fuelling the growth of cloud computing, hypervisors, desktop virtualisation, collaborative working, mobile computing, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in the development process of a ma­jor software company with both open and closed source projects at the core of the strategy.

How’s that for a world of opportunity?

Work better. Live better. The Citrix story.

With Citrix technology people can work anywhere, with anyone, on any device.

Key responsibilities 

All candidates should be open to:

  • Work on diverse products and projects, each requiring different technologies, methodologies and approaches
  • Continuously learn and improve in a dynamic environment through external courses, internal courses, mentoring with highly experienced and skilled engineers and/or on-the-job training on projects
  • Work on the latest virtualisation and cloud technologies working towards the Citrix vision of consumer driven access to applications, desktops and cloud-based computing
  • Interact across different geographies, time zones and cultures and work with a variety of partners from the biggest names in the business like Intel, NVIDIA, HP, Microsoft, Dell and many more
  • Bring creativity, enthusiasm and innovation to build great products

Candidate profile

All candidates must be:

  • Expecting to achieve a 2:1 or above in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, the Physical Sciences or a related, numerate degree 
  • Currently an undergraduate and graduating in 2020 
  • Able to demonstrate a level of proficiency in programming in at least one of the following languages: C, C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python
  • Able to demonstrate some relevant experience (university work is relevant)
  • Eligible to work in the UK


Citrix is a unique company to work for and offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working, strong emphasis on work/life balance
  • Subsidised food and drink at work
  • Pension contributions, Citrix pays 8% when employee pays in 1%
  • Eye care
  • Time off for employee volunteering
  • Charitable cause donation matching from Citrix

Application process

There are 4 stages to the Citrix Technology Industrial Placement Programme recruitment process.

  • The first step is to apply online with your CV
  • Online programming test
  • Telephone interview 
  • Finally a one-day assessment centre

You will know within 7 working days whether you have been successful at the first three stages (application, programming test and telephone interview). You will know within 2 working days whether you were successful at the assessment centre.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: Cambridge, Chalfont (Buckinghamshire)
  • Region: London and South East
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Other benefits...

  • Eye care
  • Subsidised food and drink at work
  • Flexible working, strong emphasis on work/life balance
  • Charitable cause donation matching from Citrix
  • Time off for employee volunteering
  • Pension contributions

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems

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