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Accenture Software Engineering - Industrial Placement 2020/21
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We believe something simple: there’s power in difference. Every mind has its own way of working, looking at problems and finding solutions. That’s its power. We’re always on the lookout for powerful minds like yours – passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
Explore the latest technologies. Solve real-world problems. Meet amazing people. Whatever your mindset, skillset or passion, you’ll find a graduate programme to suit. With a high-energy, diverse environment full of opportunities to challenge, develop and inspire you.
Discover the unique power of your mind and use it to make a difference with Accenture.
Who we are and what we do
We’re more than 482,000 people working in over 120 countries around the globe. A world-leading organisation, we provide consultancy and technology expertise to some of the biggest names in just about every industry you can imagine. Clients come to us to make more of their business opportunities, adapt successfully to change, put ideas into action and gain – or sustain – a competitive edge. With our knowledge of the markets, understanding of the power of technology and ability to shape and implement transformational solutions, we do just that. We work with 6,000 companies globally and 92 of the Fortune Global 100. As a growing firm we need talented graduates like you to join us.
Our Software Engineering Industrial Placement
The best way to find out if a career at Accenture is right for you is to apply for one of our Industrial Placements. As well as getting a taste of what it’s like to work with us, you’ll gain valuable live project experience and enjoy a competitive pro-rata salary.
We offer a choice of 12-month placements from across our Technology business, joining Software Engineering, you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world.
You’ll start with a formal induction and a four-week training programme where you’ll study technologies including Java, Digital, Dev Ops and testing. We’ll then assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills on the job.
By the end of the year, you could be ICTTech-certified – you’ll certainly have gained some valuable experience and hopefully have an offer to join us when you graduate.
What’s in it for you
As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you can look forward to a competitive pro-rata salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides.
For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website. You’ll also be part of a vibrant community with training, support and social events.
Where you’ll work
The programme is based in London, but you will also need to be flexible as you may be put on a project anywhere in the UK. This may mean working away from home Monday to Friday.
What we’re looking for
You’ll need to demonstrate a real passion for technology, as well as an understanding of how it can be used. You’ll also need to know a thing or two about programming languages. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a passion for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.
Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being flexible, an open mind coupled with patience is a real bonus.
Please see our website for full academic and programme requirements specific to each placement.
How to apply
Full information on deadlines and our application and selection process and can be found on our website. Applications close 30 April 2020, however places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. So please apply early to avoid disappointment.