BT Technology Internship Programmes

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: Nationwide
Start date: Ongoing
Sectors: Engineering, Computing & IT, Internet & Digital Media, Science & Technology, Telecommunications

Industrial Placements - Network Engineering, Software Engineering and Security

Software Placements - Software Engineering and Research & Innovation

This is more than an internship opportunity. It's your chance to make amazing things happen.

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.

You can experience our exciting world and discover an incredible career path at the forefront of innovation. This could be your first step towards a global career, bringing ideas to life.

What does it involve?

We offer a choice of internships to suit your different interests and the requirements of your degree. Some just last for the summer, others last a whole 11 months. Each gives you scope to make a real impact.

Network Engineering

Our Network internship lasts for 11 months. Do you want to gain experience at the forefront of systems development? You will be joining our specialists in communications, electronics and information technology, you will be working within Network Engineering to create bespoke IT systems, integrating, testing and delivering new systems.


Our Security internship lasts 11 months. If you're studying a computing based course and want to put those theories to real-world use, this is the internship for you. You'll join a team which combats cyber-crime and threats to BT's national infrastructure through applications and systems.

Software Engineering

Our Software Engineering industrial placements lasts for 11 months and our summer placements are 12 weeks. It's a chance to get involved in the complete software development life cycle at BT - from application design and development, to testing and support. You'll develop the cutting-edge skills that will set you apart from the rest.

So what do I need?

You'll need to be an innovative and commercially astute individual. Someone who embraces change and every opportunity to learn. Putting customers first, you take responsibility for delivering improvement and results in all you do. Crucially, you enjoy building relationships and working with others. Naturally, you'll need to demonstrate some relevant technical skills and knowledge.

Why choose BT?

Whether you join us for a summer internship or a full year, you'll learn a huge amount. And you'll earn a competitive salary along the way, no matter how long you're with us for. With a carefully chosen Line Manager to support you and provide lots of feedback and mentoring, you'll gain a strong idea of your working style, personal strengths and development opportunities.

The experiences, responsibilities and challenges you encounter with us will set you up for success and help you get ahead in your career. Impress us and you'll be offered a fast-track to our highly competitive Graduate Development Programme.

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