BT Research and Innovation Graduate Programme

Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: The East, Ipswich
Start date: Ongoing
Sectors: Management, Science & Technology, Telecommunications, Research & Analysis

Entry Requirements: 2.1 degree OR 2.2 degree with additional post grad degree

This is more than a graduate career opportunity. It's a chance to make amazing things happen. Taking on great responsibility right from the start, you'll be able to shape our industry and bring the next big ideas to life. At the forefront of innovation, you can build a truly global career.

BT is a global innovations company, with customers in over 180 countries. As the UK's number one tech sector investor in research and development, we use the power of communications to make a better world - from TV, broadband and mobile, to technology that keeps people safe and healthy.

What does it involve?

Our Research and Innovation teams explore the many exciting ways in which we can meet the needs of our global customers now and in the future.

As you help to develop innovative solutions to life changing problems, you'll build on your expertise in a specific field, while developing world class problem-solving and leadership skills. As the depth of your technical knowledge grows, you'll become a consultant in your specialism. You'll be the person that people across the business turn to for expert advice, guidance and ingenious solutions.

Shaping the future of BT, your new ideas may lead to patents, or collaborative projects with other global research and technology organisations.

So what do I need?

An innovative and commercially astute individual, you embrace change. Putting customers first, you take responsibility for delivering improvement and results in all you do. Crucially, you enjoy building relationships and working with others. And you're passionate about learning new skills.

Driven by insight, you'll bring to the role strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels. We also look for a broad range of technical skills - from novel networking technologies and computing architecture, to IoT and Big Data, future TV and media, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence. You'll need to have or expect either a 2.1 degree or a 2.2 degree with an additional post grad degree.

Why choose BT?

This is your chance to help us change the world. But that's just the start of what we offer. We'll invest in your personal and professional growth through fantastic development opportunities and tailored support. That's everything from world-class training and master classes with experts at our Academy, to connections with diverse professional and social networks. What's more, we'll give you a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package, including bonus, pension, discounted products and free broadband.

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