Graduate Opportunity

Networks Graduate Programme

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Our networks team are passionate, technical specialists and by joining our Networks programme you’ll get to join our team who pride themselves on being experts in their field and only ever deploying robust solutions that meet our customers’ needs.

Networks are responsible for designing, building, testing and operating fixed and mobile network solutions across the globe. Working together with technical innovators in communications, electronics and information technology, you’ll carry out a range of development and integration activities which underpin our network platforms and services. And in turn, provide a reliable service to our customers. You’ll get involved in a range of technologies and your role will be pivotal in transforming our network platforms and services.

Over time you’ll build up your knowledge and skills, all the while studying for industry recognised qualifications, to make sure you become a real expert in your field. Your manager will work with you to make sure you’re working on the right projects to help build your experience and give you the time and support you need to complete your studies too.

You should have a good working knowledge of IP networks, protocols and network components, with the ability to communicate complex concepts in a simple way.

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Entry requirements

A 2.1 in a relevant STEM subject. We’ll also accept a 2.2 with a relevant post graduate qualification.


The starting salary is £30,500.


The locations for this scheme are Cheltenham, Ipswich, Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle. Some locations are more popular than others. If you’re successful in being invited to our face-to-face assessment centre we’ll talk you through what locations are still available for the scheme when we call to book your place on the assessment. It could be that your preference is no longer available, and if so we'll talk you through the other available locations.


  • Broadband - everyone that works for us can get free BT broadband.
  • BT TV and BT Sport - if you choose to take up broadband then you can get BT TV and BT Sport for free too.
  • BT Mobile - discounts on contract and SIM only deals.
  • Pension - you’ll be automatically enrolled into our BT Retirement Savings Scheme.
  • Bonus - depending on your job, you could be eligible for a bonus which is paid out yearly.
  • Holidays - 25 days per year with the option to purchase five more.
  • Volunteering - three days of paid leave each year to volunteer.
  • Shares - tax advantaged employee share plans.
  • Corporate discount portal - offers on products and services from our partners.
  • Technology discounts at BT Shop - employees get savings across the entire tech range; including the latest laptops, smart home products, storage and TVs; as well as employee exclusive deals from the biggest technology brands.
  • Optional benefits - in exchange for a small portion of your salary you can take up additional benefits such as dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships and more.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £30,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cheltenham, Ipswich, Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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