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Be part of something exciting

We give you the freedom to innovate and make decisions.

Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. We’re a company that has supported over 200 satellite missions into Space, defend against 43 million cyber attack incidents each day on military and intelligence networks and infrastructure, work with 23 of the top 25 banks in both North America and Europe and employ 77,000 professionals who serve clients from hundreds of locations worldwide.

At CGI, we offer you a unique opportunity to be part of something exciting when you join us as a graduate or placement student. You'll be part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential and to chart your own career. We also believe your success is directly linked to the success of CGI – so much so that through our Share Purchase Plan you become an “owner” of CGI through purchasing CGI shares on the open market, with the added benefit of CGI matching your contribution up to 3% of salary.

Our Opportunities

Due to the nature of our business, you'll work on ‘projects’. This means you’re never doing the same thing and you can have different roles across various projects, so there is no ‘typical day’. It also may mean you are working from your base office, on client site, in another CGI office or sometimes from home. It really does vary at CGI. And that’s the exciting thing, it really is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go, with the support of others.

CGI: A company committed to clients

At CGI, our professionals take pride in differentiating themselves in the IT market through our unique client partnership approach. Learn more about how CGI's processes enable our professionals to deliver their best to clients.

Our students and graduates play a big part in the solutions that we deliver to our clients and have worked on some of the company’s biggest projects. We typically have graduate vacancies within the following industries: Banking, Defence, Energy & Utilities, National Security, Public Sector and Space. We also occasionally take graduates into Cyber Security and also into corporate functions.

Most roles available are for technical positions. If you join CGI as a Technical graduate or placement student, you can expect to work on different projects in roles such as programming, testing or developing. If you join us as a Business graduate, you can expect to work on different projects in roles such as Business Analyst, Junior Service Delivery Manager and in PMO.

We are also proud to work with Aston University, Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Swansea University and the University of Winchester to deliver our degree apprenticeship programmes. The support we offer our students is unrivalled. You will have a designated manager, who will support your career development and professional conduct. You will also have line managers on your projects that will look after you on a day-to-day basis.

In addition, you will have a senior mentor who supports your university studies and network within CGI. You will also have a ‘buddy’, who is a current or graduated student of the programme to help you with anything else you may need.

We recruit students and graduates into various base locations across the UK with our main hubs: Birmingham, Borders, Bridgend, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gloucester, Leatherhead, Manchester and Reading. Occasionally we may have roles based in London.

What are we looking for?

You will need to demonstrate a real interest and passion for Technology. Our students and graduates will have studied for either a Computer Science related degree or will come from a STEM degree subject. Our business students and graduates can come from any degree subject but will need to demonstrate their interest and experience in the world of technology.

Be part of something amazing at CGI and apply today!

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CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world.
We employ 77,500 professionals serving clients from hundreds of locations worldwide.
Our software solutions regulate the energy markets enabling the transfer of payments.
We are ranked as the 5th most sustainable UK listed company.
Founded in 1976, we began life as a systems integration company.
Our application form is relatively short, as we prefer to get to know you personally.
Undergrad intake: 50+
Graduate intake: 100+
Over 4,100 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.

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