Graduate Opportunities

Our graduate scheme will give you everything you need to build a successful career. Our award-winning, bespoke training will make sure you have the personal, business and technical skills to take your career wherever you want to go. You'll work on real projects, with real clients and real bottom-line deliverables. Join us and you’ll collaborate with extraordinary, insightful people in an environment that cultivates creativity and individuality, rewarding diverse thinking and bold ideas.

Graduate salaries start at £30k (£35k for those joining our Strategic Analytics Consultant programme) and our benefits package is highly flexible so it can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and personal circumstances. To make sure you get exactly the help and skills you need, we provide targeted training that includes a range of opportunities - from a formal mentoring program and career development to peer support and a dedicated Early Professionals Manager to support your professional development.

The most successful people at IBM share a distinct set of characteristics. These begin with energy and creativity, along with a clear focus on delivering exceptional customer service. We look for eight specific competencies during our application process: Adaptability, Communication, Client Focus, Creative Problem Solving, Drive, Teamwork, Passion for IBM and Taking Ownership.

Discover what you can do at IBM.

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theguardian 2016/17 UK 300. gti media
Target jobs. Finalist. Sector award: The Rising Star Most attractive employers Europe. Universum 2015. IBM Position #1 by Engineering/IT Students
Target jobs. Finalist. Sector award: Consulting Target jobs. Finalist. Sector award: IT and technology.
The JobCrowd. The Top Companies for graduates to work for in 2015/16
Princess royal training award 2016
MCA Awards 2017 Finalist

Business Roles

We work with clients in almost every industry imaginable, across a number of business areas. This presents enormous business opportunities – with exposure to some of the best-known brands in the world.

Consulting Roles

You will take on new challenges every day, enjoy real responsibility from day one, work with the brightest minds in the business and help us make markets by transforming industries and professions with data.

Technology Roles

With cloud, mobile, social, security and big data advances all happening at once and at lightning speed, technology is impacting the way that businesses run more than ever.

Design Roles

We’re looking for designers who will create irresistible experiences for our users. IBM Design’s mission is simple: put the user at the center of our products.

How to apply

Online Application

Choose your role and ensure you meet the minimum requirements. Complete the IBM Application Form (to download the application form, click HERE). Fill in your personal details online and upload your IBM Application Form.

Online Tests

Dependent on the role you will be invited to take online tests. All instructions will be sent at this point with further details of the test and there is the opportunity to request reasonable adjustment.

Further Pre-Screening

Your online application will be reviewed in more detail and for some roles you may be asked to complete a video assessment.

Assessment Centre

You will be invited to an IBM office and take part in some of the following activities: group exercises, case studies, interviews and presentations.

Final Interview

After assessment centre you will be added to a pool of candidates. If a suitable role becomes available you will be invited to attend interviews. If successful you will then become part of the IBM team!