Employer profile


Updated: September, 2023

About Tesco

At Tesco, we welcome diversity, individuality, and uniqueness. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we’re committed to helping them be at their best. We’re building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues who share the same purpose, to serve our customers and planet a little better every day, and you’ll have a vital part to play.

You’ll be given responsibility from day one, so you can gain confidence in your role through hands-on experience. You’ll have access to a wide variety of workshops and resources, online or at Heart, our on-site training academy, to help you develop skills like building your network, adaptable thinking and leading change, as well as looking after your wellbeing.

And don’t worry, you’ll be supported throughout your programme by your manager and your buddy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process just let us know, you can find more information about this on our website

What you need to know


We offer graduates a competitive salary of £32,000 - £37,000, depending on the programme. You’ll also be eligible for a bonus payment, depending on your own performance and how the business performs. You’ll get 20 days paid holiday pro rata, plus a personal day. You’ll also receive access to exclusive deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases and treats, not to mention 10% off at Tesco once you’ve been here for three months. And, even though retirement may be many years away, you’ll be offered the Tesco Retirement Savings Plan when you join. You can choose to save from 4% and we’ll match how much you pay, up to 7.5%.


We offer interns a competitive salary of £20,000 - £22,000 (pro rata), depending on the programme. You’ll also get 5 days paid holiday.

To find out more about our exciting opportunities and to apply visit our website

What else you need to know

Health and wellbeing – At Tesco, wellbeing comes first. That means providing you with the best tools that we can, to support your wellbeing, inside and outside of work. It could be a call with a GP or a wellbeing expert. Tips in getting your finances back on track. Or a workplace adjustment. All of these and more are available to help you with any positive changes you wish to make, whenever and wherever you need them.

Learning path – You’ll build your skills for the future with real-life experience, workshops and resources, as well as support and mentoring from your colleagues. Our on-site training academy makes it easy to take advantage of learning sessions – from quick Lunch and Learns to more in-depth courses.

Work sectors

retail and FMCG


UK wide

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