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BT is an extraordinary organisation, offering cutting-edge communications and IT services to some of the biggest organisations in the world – our work helps shape the way they do business, today and in the future. It’s fascinating work, involving complex integrations, unique projects and constant innovation.

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The Company

Global markets, innovative ideas and cutting edge products. Welcome to our world.

Technology is constantly changing the way that the world lives and works, and at BT we’re leading the way. From getting Britain connected with our superfast broadband technology, to playing a major part in London 2012, we’re always hard at work behind the scenes to make sure we’re paving the way for innovation.

But staying ahead in this industry isn’t just about technology. It’s about people too. People who are ready to challenge the norm, think of new and improved ways to do things, and work as part of a team to make them happen.

Get connected to the world of BT Graduates and discover more about a career at BT.

Who we are

To put it simply, we’re one of the world’s leading providers of innovative IT and communication services.

More than 89,000 people across the globe bring our business to life in over 170 countries. Our international network helps fuel our success from New York to Hong Kong, and prepares us for even more growth in the future. We’re moving rapidly to enter new markets - sometimes before they even emerge. We’ve had a continuous presence in the US and Canada since 1988, and we’re now rapidly growing our business in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific region.

Retail, Wholesale, Global Services, and Openreach are our customer facing divisions, serving everyone from the home consumer to multinational corporations. Operate and Innovate & Design are our internal technology functions, enabling us to help our customers to communicate anywhere, at any time, and through any technology they want.

To keep our millions of customers happy, we have to make sure our business stays innovative and creative. This means having a diverse team from different backgrounds that reflects the world around us.

So you’ll find there’s always something new to learn about us. And you’ll see that there’s huge scope to shape your career.

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Live Jobs

Job title Location Salary
BT - Technology Graduate Programme Nationwide Competitive + benefits
BT - Business Graduate Programme Nationwide Competitive + benefits

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Interview Reviews

BT Graduate Programmes - Technology at BT

 4.4 / 5 added 11 November 2013

My telephone interview lasted for approximately 25-30 mins. Initially, BT went through some HR material regarding my application for security reasons. They then went on to ask whether I could meet…

Software Engineer at BT

 3.9 / 5 added 29 October 2013

This was a telephone interview, and it lasted about 45 minutes. I was given a call on my phone to let me know that they will call me on Skype. Then…

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Training & Profiles

We'll give you the chance to take control of your own career. It's up to you to decide where and how far you go. But we'll also give you all the support you need to get there - whether it's training, career advice or encouragement.

It starts on day one, with your induction. This is your chance to get a better idea of who we are, what we're trying to achieve as a business, and where you could fit in. You'll also get the chance to meet your fellow new graduates, and build an instant network across different areas of the business.

Then the real training starts: 20 days of formal courses in total, spread out over your time on the scheme. This isn't just training for training's sake. It's been designed to give you the skills you'll need to get ahead in BT. And it's also a great opportunity to find out what it's like to work in other parts of the business and meet other graduates.

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Case Study

Case study: Clara McKibbin

Name: Clara McKibbin
Role: Graduate Software Engineer
Joined: June 2012

“Although my time with BT has been short, I’ve already been able to challenge myself professionally, and develop my technical skills. I’m working on a large project, programming a messaging architecture to allow cross language communication between applications. I really feel that my contribution is important, and enjoy that I can see the direct benefit of what I’m doing for our end customers”

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