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Technology Programme Summer Internship

Start Date: 21st June 2021

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You’ll have the opportunity to deliver part of a real project, enabling you to develop your programme skills, such as influencing stakeholders, managing complicated plans and communicating effectively within technical programmes of work. You’ll work with technology experts across the globe, learn on the job and be supported to give you great skills and experience.

No two days are the same in our Technology team. You could be planning the rollout of our new checkouts to 2000+ stores, co-ordinating the development of a new payroll system or working on the development of brand-new mobile apps for our customers. Technology continues to change the face of retail and ours leads the way.

Serious about Security

We have millions of customers worldwide, and protecting their data is our highest priority. We’re looking to recruit cyber security experts – “Petabyte Protectors” - who excel at challenges on this scale – join our team to use your strategic and tactical moves to stay ahead of the game.

During your paid, 10-week programme you'll be at the heart of our decision making, planning and co-ordinating the development and/or deployment of technology solutions in a safe and sustainable way. You'll work collaboratively with multiple teams across the business to find the best solutions for our customers, including communicating, planning and delivering them effectively. You'll ensure our deliverables align to strategic goals, manage risks, create plans and track progress, working with software engineers and stakeholders.

A successful internship with us can guarantee your place on our Technology Programme graduate programme when you graduate - before you’ve even started your final year of study!

Who we are looking for

We're looking for interns with a strong technical understanding, a drive to take on complex projects and a passion for clear, effective communication and problem-solving. You’ll enjoy working as part of a team, be a great communicator and enjoy delivery and fast-paced change. We want our interns to have an enthusiasm for technology and an appetite to take on our biggest challenges.

What you need – predicted 2:2 STEM degree.

What’s the difference between Product and Programme?

A Product Manager will translate customer problems into pieces of development for a technology product, working closely with software engineers, whilst also looking at the bigger picture of the product roadmap, strategy & vision. A Technical Programme Manager will collaborate with all affected teams to create a plan, manage technical risks, issues and dependencies, communicate with all stakeholders and generally co-ordinate the technical aspects of a piece of work.

Working at our Welwyn Garden City campus

Our leafy, green campus is just 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of Welwyn Garden City with its many shops, restaurants, pubs and sports facilities. Close to the A1, and with frequent trains running to Finsbury Park in just 20 minutes (free shuttle buses take you between the station and office), the campus is well connected to the surrounding area.

On campus you’ll find subsidised restaurants and coffee shops, as well as a Tesco Express to pick up your lunch or last-minute essentials. You can join the on-site Nuffield Health gym, which has state-of-the-art fitness equipment, two studios for group classes, plus treatment rooms - membership is free for interns!

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