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Top 5 tech graduate opportunities

  • Are you an NI tech graduate seeking your first grad role? Sync NI has curated a list of the top 5 graduate opportunities in tech that are currently accepting applicants.

    Graduate Consulting Technology – PWC

    Do you want to broaden and deepen your industry knowledge? PWC is seeking graduates who will reflect the society in which we live with the ability to adapt to a diverse and agile work environment. They must have the desire to be challenged, the yearning to reach their potential, and a passion for creating value through diversity.

    PWC is offering a competitive salary and support through hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, which will allow you to pick up personal and business techniques that you can use across your network. Do you want to help clients enter new markets?  Technology consulting will enable you to undertake large-scale, cloud-enabled technology delivery and transformation. You will additionally work on addressing challenges created by organisational change and work on a sustainability strategy.

    You must either have achieved or be on course to achieve a 2.1 classification any degree discipline or possess a 2.2 in any undergraduate degree alongside a masters in a STEM-related subject. PWC wants employees to build long lasting careers within the organisation – no matter what department of the business you are in. Lastly, it is worth stating that you are expected to grow as an individual and build meaningful business relationships with clients and the team, thriving on the empowerment the company will provide you with. This position starts Spring 2019. For more information, check out this opportunity here.

    International Development Engineer Graduate Scheme – Philips

    Build a successful career with an innovative employer on a fantastic international talent development programme that will begin in September 2019. The expectation is that you will fit into the passionate, entrepreneurial growth culture, taking inspiration from those around you. You will be given the title of ‘early joiner’ and will immediately be welcomed into the Philips emerging business family, which is set to significantly expand in the next number of years. Philips is just the company for an ambitious team player: It recognises the power of collaboration. 

    Are you ready for a challenge? Xplore is a data management platform that ultimately seeks to speed up research and biomarker discovery. Philips is seeking to rebuild Xplore as a cloud product, taking advantage of technological advancements that facilitate the rapid development of inventive features.

    Philips is offering three nine-month contracts working across two countries and two businesses. This project would mark the start of a 27-month contract with Philips. Are you ready to join a vibrant and exciting team? This could be the launch pad of your new career. The final stages of the interview process will be held early 2019 ahead of September start. For more information, check out the link.


    Accenture Analytics Graduate Programme 2018

    Do you want to be in the midst of a technology revolution that spans from digital cloud to security? You will be collaborating with the key organisations that are shaping the world around us, using ground-breaking technologies to develop and implement innovative solutions benefiting people worldwide. Do you want to get stuck into projects? You will get full exposure to the consulting graduate experience, plus dedicated training and assigned data management projects.

    At Accenture, development is crucial: You are given all the training you need to hit the ground running, with a detailed induction programme and a supportive graduate community. You can expect mentoring from highly experienced professionals. The training provided will help you to develop a broad skillset but it is your responsibility to push yourself. Training will never end with Accenture due to its constant need to keep up with the latest technology trends, so every day will be a learning day.

    No two days are the same in Accenture: Your day will be spent crafting solutions to challenges. Diagnosing problem areas and contributing to shaping analytics for value creation is paramount.

    The work in Accenture is particularly collaborative, so it needs individuals with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team. This role has recently closed on the Accenture website, but do reach out to the company in case a second wave of applicants is accepted later.

    Enterprise Applications Graduate Programme – Deloitte

    As a graduate joining the team, you will immediately be working with clients on projects that have a genuine impact on their success. You will be at the heart of many of the most exciting projects, advising CIOs on their IT strategy and how to best make use of their IT functionality. This opportunity will look brilliant on your CV, building up your experience in solving complex technical challenges with truly disruptive solutions.

    Many graduates will not have the opportunity to join such a reputable, creative digital consultancy that fuses strategy, tech and design. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals such as researchers, engineers and product specialists. Do you want to improve your people skills? Deloitte fosters a collaborative culture, which seeks to enable talent to blossom through valuing diverse insights and innovative thinking. Through working alongside a team that views appreciation and respect as two major metrics to success, you will have the opportunity to make an impact that matters. The breadth of Deloitte’s offerings means the company has a high profile that creates exciting opportunities for all types of technology practitioner.

    You will need to have attained a 2.1 degree in any discipline and have graduated by September 2019. For more information regarding this role, check out the specification on Gradstack.

    Graduate Software Engineer – State Street Corporation

    Are you keen to launch one of the industry’s largest technical transformation projects? You will have the opportunity to use the same technologies as Silicon Valley giants as State Street builds its own private cloud.

    State Street Corporation wants individuals who are keen to learn and grow within a financial services environment. You will join the technology transformation program, which is building a new operating system for State Street. You’ll need to have a keen interest in languages such as Python, Java, and SQL. Being able to collaborate with other team members is essential, ensuring that best practices are being employed across the organisation.

    It is expected that you are graduating in 2019 with a degree in a computing, computer science or software engineering subject area with a predicted classification of 2.1 or above. The ability to learn about new technology innovation and creativity in applying this to business problems are essential, and if you impress, there is scope to build your career there.  Check out the full specification on Gradstack.

    To learn more about placements such as these, keep an eye out for our student-focused autumn magazine, coming soon.

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