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About BT

Over the past 180 years, BT has established themselves as a strong brand capable of achieving great things. From supporting emergency services and hospitals to delivering large scale infrastructure for global events like the London 2012 Olympics, they’ve been an organisation with purpose.

Everything at BT is driven by three core values – Personal, Simple, Brilliant. These guide their business decisions at every level, shapes workplace culture and defines  how they work every day. If you’re somebody driven by these values and share their vision, a career with BT could be your best first step.

Highlights and Locations

  • 60 early career hires each year
  • 80,000 employees in the UK
  • £24.06 billion annual revenue

BT Work Experience Programmes

A BT work placement includes coaching and on-the-job experience, where you’ll get the skills you need to kickstart your career. Called their ‘Work Ready’ programme, it’s best suited for anyone aged 16-24 and not in education, employment or training. 

You’ll get an insider view of BT and learn a variety of skills for everyday working life. 

BT Apprenticeship Programmes

An apprenticeship with BT is an opportunity to work alongside and learn on the job from experienced colleagues to gain job-specific skills, while earning a salary. Alongside working towards a nationally recognised professional qualification, it also opens doors to a permanent role with BT.

Typically BT apprenticeships are between eighteen months and four years in duration and are open to anyone over the age of 16, living in the UK and not in full-time education.

BT Internship Programmes

Internships or undergraduate placements at BT are split into industrial and summer placements. They’re available across commercial management, networks, security, software, technology and research sectors. Each of these placements can give you exposure to how different departments a BT work and provide a great environment to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills.

You should be in the penultimate year of a relevant undergraduate degree course and on track to achieve a minimum 2.1 to be eligible.

BT Graduate Programmes

Joining BT on one of their graduate programmes is a great chance to start or develop your professional career.  You’ll be in a real role with responsibility from day one, which is a great way for you to develop the skills and experience you need. 

All the roles offered at BT are underpinned by a popular and challenging graduate development programme and is supported by the BT Academy, which provides graduates with personalised training. broadcast:

BT: We’re not just Broadband and Telephones

As part our Virtual STEM Careers Fair 2019, we partnered up with BT to discuss their cybersecurity, tech and engineering apprenticeship programmes. And it being International Women’s Day, it was great to hear about what BT is doing to encourage more women into STEM.

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