FDM Group

FDM Graduate Opportunities 2023

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FDM Group is a global IT services provider and one of UK's leading graduate employers, recruiting the brightest talent to become the innovators of tomorrow. With our industry relevant training and continuous support, you will embark on a new exciting career in tech or business working with some of the biggest companies in the world.

Our Graduate Programme

Our award-winning Graduate Programme is an excellent way for recent graduates to enter the job market after university. Technology makes the world a better place, and we believe passion, drive and curiosity are what you need to have a successful career in IT or business.

As part of our programme, we will provide you with 6-14 weeks of comprehensive training in your chosen career path and the opportunity to gain industry recognised certifications. Once you have completed your training through one of our academies in London, Leeds or Glasgow, you will start your two-year placement with one of our leading clients, working on-site as a fully integrated member of their teams. During your time with FDM, you will receive continuous support and will benefit from invaluable commercial experience with our high-profile clients in various sectors. Many graduates see their placement culminating in a permanent contract with the client. We currently have 3,500+ consultants working with over 200 high profile clients across the globe.

We offer training in the following areas:

Technical Services

  • Software Development
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing Engineering
  • Robotic Process Autonomation

Software Testing

  • Technical Operations
  • Data Engineering

Business Services

  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Risk, Regulation and Compliance

In summary, we will equip you with:

  • IT and business training from industry experts
  • Opportunity to achieve relevant certifications
  • Two years of commercial experience
  • A foot in the door with one or more of our prestigious clients
  • Ongoing career support and professional development

From day one you will receive continuous support to achieve success throughout your career. Some of our initiatives these include:

  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Mentoring Programme
  • Employee Networks
  • Consultant Peer Support
  • Consultant Collaboration Platform
  • Alumni Network

She Lives Tech

FDM’s She Lives Tech initiative powers gender equality within the workplace. No tech experience, just graduated, switching careers or returning to work? Whatever your situation, our She Lives Tech Academy welcomes you.

We host and support female-led consultant events and conferences, offering you inspiration and guidance throughout your professional journey. Find out more here.

Career Stories

Case Studies

  • Name: Natkamon Tuamprathom
  • Role: Associate Operations Analyst
  • University: University of Manchester
  • Degree: Modern Language & Business and Management (Chinese)


“I have been working on numerous automation projects, one of which involved coding brokerage fees into the system, subsequently eliminating the manual trade procedure. I considered this project to be my greatest achievement as I was able to fully utilise my skills in Business Analysis as well as learn a new skill on the job.”

Training & Profiles

Our award-winning Careers Programme provides 6-14 weeks of training and the opportunity to gain industry recognised certifications with either a business or technical focus in one of our academies in London, Leeds or Glasgow. You will learn the professional and technical skills needed to excel in the world of technology and business and will benefit from invaluable commercial experience with our high-profile clients in various sectors including finance, media, insurance and not-for-profit.

Once training has been completed, you will represent FDM on client sites as FDM consultants for a minimum of two years. Following this, you will have the opportunity to continue your career with FDM as a senior FDM consultant or transition permanently with one of our clients.

Application Procedure

We welcome applicants from all degree backgrounds – you don't have to have studied IT to work in IT. We will provide you with all the training and expertise you need to thrive in your new role and will support you in upskilling throughout your journey with us.

After completing your online application, if successful, we will invite you for a telephone screening followed by a video interview and an online test to assess your skill set. At the final stage, you will attend an assessment where you will face three strengths-based interviews, 15 minutes each and get a chance to meet other graduates you could be training with.

If you are not sure which career path you would like to pursue, you can choose to apply for the general Graduate Programme (either for Technology or Business) and we will help you decide which roles is most suitable for you.

At FDM we have 80+ nationalities working together as a team and based on the FDM UK consultant intake 2022 of those who chose to disclose this information:

  • 87% attended a state school
  • 38% were the first in their family to attend university
  • 6% identify with having a disability
  • 7% identify as LGBTQIA+
  • 28% of FDM's global workforce is female
  • -4.0% MEAN gender pay gap

We have designed our recruitment process to be inclusive and eliminate bias:

Everyone who interviews applicants for our careers programme has undergone unconscious bias training

We use strengths-based questions from the first telephone interview through to assessment day, which ensures we are assessing applicants based on their motivations and goals

We encourage candidates from a non-STEM background to consider a career in technology, no matter which degree