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ISSP2017 Information Systems (IS) Summer Placement Scheme


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Job Description

Get ahead of the game by fast-tracking your personal development and fulfilling your potential through this challenging opportunity, with paid accommodation!
From Smart Technologies to the latest Development Programmes within Data Science and Big Data we at British Gas Information Systems have created some of the most cutting-edge innovations in the global energy industry. We want talented thinkers with big ideas to make our future even more exciting.

We’re looking for undergraduates with vision, passion and drive to join our IS Summer Placement Scheme.  To secure a place on this fast-paced and ground-breaking programme, you must combine strong creative thinking with a deep passion for all things technology related.

In return, we offer a unique opportunity to work in roles and on projects that will revolutionise the way people use energy around the world in a variety of different areas across the business.  You will also work alongside leading pioneers in their fields to discover how they turn theory into world-changing ideas.

We are looking for students in their penultimate year at university who can demonstrate a real passion for systems and technology.
You will need to demonstrate

   • Great leadership and the ability to express your views confidently and clearly 
   • Ability to work as part of team  
   • Analytical thinking 
We encourage you to get involved with community and charity activities; one of these is the summer placement charity challenge, which raises money for our chosen charities. In the last 3 years students have raised around fifty thousand pounds through various team initiatives.

This challenge offers the opportunity to further enhance vital skills for the work place by encouraging individuals to network with other students as well as creating innovative solutions. 
Salary: £14,000 pro rata

Who we look for

The summer placement scheme is aimed at students expecting a 2:1 minimum degree in any discipline. We will also consider recent graduates for our programme with the view to them starting the graduate programme the following year if successful.Applicant must show an aptitude for IT.

Application Deadline

The advertised closing date for this position is 1st February 2017however we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible as should all vacancies be filled before this date, the position may close earlier than expected.  

For queries or further information please contact centricagraduates@centricagrads.com