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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 Infrastructure.

 

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:

  • Abid Ali  - BSc Business Information Systems, Project Coordinator logo

    Abid Ali - BSc Business Information Systems, Project Coordinator

    "The Grad Scheme is a great stepping stone into the world of IT. I gained contextual knowledge in project management, confidence and communication skills."

  • Marina Panteleewa - MSc Information Technology, Architecture Practice Analyst logo

    Marina Panteleewa - MSc Information Technology, Architecture Practice Analyst

    "This Scheme has been exciting, challenging & motivating. Experiencing different aspects of IT to understand what I want to achieve going forward."

  • Gurdeep Singh Sheri – MSc Psychology of Social Relations, Student Engagement Officer logo

    Gurdeep Singh Sheri – MSc Psychology of Social Relations, Student Engagement Officer

    "The Scheme is a wonderful opportunity to partake in various training which develops you both professionally & personally making you more employable."

  • Maria Troullides – BA Comparative Literature, UX Designer logo

    Maria Troullides – BA Comparative Literature, UX Designer

    "This experience helped me choose which career path to take, so the creative variety was perfect for me and I have met really great mentors along the way."

Working for King’s

Financial benefits

Financial benefits

As a member of staff you will have access to a wide range of financial benefits.