Research and Innovation Graduate Programme
graduate scheme

Research and Innovation Graduate Programme

£28,250 - £ 30,500
Time left to apply
21 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

BT make amazing things happen

Do you have a passion for technology? Could you keep the world connected? Do you want to develop innovative technology that shapes the way we live and work? Then this could be the programme for you! Taking on great responsibility right from the start, over the two years you will contribute to a range of exciting projects. You’ll get exposure to advanced technologies and will be working alongside some of the best technical talent in the country. You will receive the mentoring, support and technical training you need to become a genuine expert in your field.

What does it involve?
Innovation is in our DNA, and so this area is absolutely key to our business. Our Research and Innovation teams explore the many exciting ways in which we can meet the needs of our global customers now and in the future.

As you help to develop innovative solutions to life changing problems, you’ll build on your expertise in a specific field, while developing world class problem-solving and leadership skills. As the depth of your technical knowledge grows, you'll become a consultant in your specialism. You’ll be the person that people across the business turn to for expert advice, guidance and ingenious solutions.

Based in our exciting, world-class research and innovation centre in Ipswich you will help shape the future of BT. Your new ideas may lead to patents, or collaborative projects with other global research and technology organisations.

Why choose BT?
This is your chance to help us change the world. But that’s just the start of what we offer. We’ll invest in your personal and professional growth through fantastic development opportunities and tailored support. That’s everything from world-class training and master classes with experts at our Academy, to connections with diverse professional and social networks. What’s more, we’ll give you a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package, including bonus, pension, discounted products and free broadband.

Company information

BT is a global innovations company, with customers in over 170 countries. As the UK’s number one tech sector investor in research and development, we use the power of communications to make a better world - from TV, broadband and mobile, to technology that keeps people safe and healthy.

Person requirements

An innovative and commercially astute individual, you embrace change. Putting customers first, you take responsibility for delivering improvement and results in all you do. Crucially, you enjoy building relationships and working with others. And you’re passionate about learning new skills.

Driven by insight, you’ll bring to the role strong research and analytical skills, as well as the ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels. We also look for a broad range of technical skills - from novel networking technologies and computing architecture, to IoT and Big Data, future TV and media, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • You’ll need to have or expect either a 2.1 degree or a 2.2 degree with either an additional postgrad degree.

Accepted degree subjects

physics · engineering, electronic and electrical · mathematics · computer sciences and IT


£28,250 - £ 30,500



Contract and working hours


How to apply

Closing date: 31/12/2016

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2016