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Graduate Scheme

King’s IT needs enthusiastic graduates to support the ambitious academic and research strategies that will help deliver King’s Vision 2029. We have exciting opportunities for graduates interested in an IT digital career in the higher education sector. We welcome applications from graduates from any academic disciplines, with a preference of King’s students with a degree in IT or Business. Watch our video to find out more!

Andreas Eleftheriou, IT Graduate Scheme Manager

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Passionate about a career in technology in higher education?

King’s College London is one of the world's top universities, ranked 31st in the QS World University Rankings 2021, with a vision to make the world a better place. The university is leading an ambitious programme of digital transformation, investing significantly in the Digital Environment to support world-leading education, research and service. Graduates will receive on-the-job and formal training and will work closely with IT specialists, gaining a broad, and hands-on experience. IT have developed indicative career paths, with the intention of supporting graduates to rapidly progress their careers, and we have seen many graduates secure roles after the Scheme in many areas within King’s.

 Assignment areas

Reporting to the IT Graduate Scheme Manager, the 2-year rotational Scheme aims to grow graduates’ technological and business skills and experience. Graduates will have the opportunity to develop in several areas of IT and build the foundation of their career. Graduates will work day-to-day under the direction of an Assignment Manager, and they can be assigned to any of the following IT teams (subject to change):

  • Office of the CIO logo

    Office of the CIO

    Helps achieve King’s Vision through strategic planning & IT assurance. Assignment areas: Enterprise Architecture and Project Management Office.

  • Solutions logo

    Solutions

    Designs, builds & integrates solutions to meet strategic objectives. Assignment areas: Portfolio Management, Education, Digital & Data Solutions & Testing.

  • Services logo

    Services

    Runs and maintains reliable IT services that meet King’s requirements. Assignment areas: End User Services and Platforms.

 

Testimonials from previous Graduates

Many graduates have successfully completed the Scheme and secured roles within IT and across King’s Faculties and Departments. Here are what a few had to say about their experiences:

  • Florence du Pré  - MA Digital Humanities, Research Software Project Manager logo

    Florence du Pré - MA Digital Humanities, Research Software Project Manager

    "During the Graduate Scheme I had the opportunity to attend various training courses and gain valuable experience in different areas of IT."

  • Brian Cardozo - BSc Mathematics, Data Integration Analyst logo

    Brian Cardozo - BSc Mathematics, Data Integration Analyst

    "I would recommend this scheme to anyone looking to start a career in IT due to the many benefits and great opportunities for career progression."

  • Man-Min Phan - BSc Business Management, Service Transition Manager logo

    Man-Min Phan - BSc Business Management, Service Transition Manager

    "I have amazing colleagues, and the work is varied and interesting, giving me the opportunity to learn more and more."

  • Nonso Enuebuka - BSc Computer Science and Information Systems, Junior Project Manager logo

    Nonso Enuebuka - BSc Computer Science and Information Systems, Junior Project Manager

    "I have enhanced my skills and experience in managing projects that aid design, help implement, and maintain IT infrastructure."

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