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Early Careers

Help us make tomorrow, work today.

As a global company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise, we are excited to recruit the most talented and enthusiastic young people to become key parts of our business. With a dedicated career pathways framework and a focused professional development process, we are committed to supporting our employees to continuously develop, grow their skills and enhance their career opportunities.

Graduates

Our graduate development programmes give graduates access to a wide range of opportunities, unique facilities and a strong network to help develop their careers from the very first day.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

"Everyday is different. Although you may be following one course, you have the option to explore so many more areas of the business. Apprenticeships give you the freedom to find out what you want to do whilst expanding your skills and qualifications."

- Harriet, Apprentice

Our apprenticeship and traineeship programmes offer diverse opportunities across science, technology and business. Whether you’re a school leaver or looking to make a change in your career, we’re always looking to recruit enthusiastic and talented people.

Undergraduate placements & internships

Our range of undergraduate placements and internships offer students the chance to work across a wide range of activities and locations. The programmes are structured to help students develop their experience and knowledge, whilst still at university.

Their career, their experiences

We’re dedicated to solving some of the world’s most challenging problems. Our programmes give all our Early Careers community the opportunity to be at the heart of real life and impactful projects.

Why not hear from some of our employees, from graduates to leaders, who are making a real difference at QinetiQ today?

We supported Chris by enabling him to do a PhD part time whilst working at QinetiQ, benefitting both the company’s research portfolio and Chris’s career development.

 

        We supported Chris by enabling him to
        do a PhD part time whilst working
        at QinetiQ, benefitting both the
        company’s research portfolio and
        Chris’s career development.

Hannah started out on the graduate scheme in Human Factors, but following a placement in marketing, changed her career path and became a digital marketer.

 

        Hannah started out on the graduate scheme in
        Human Factors, but following a placement in
        marketing, changed her career path and became
        a digital marketer.

 

Henry joined QinetiQ because of the unique facilities and research capabilities we have across the world, from an Environmental Test Centre in the UK to a Flight Simulator in Sweden.

 

        Henry joined QinetiQ because of the unique
        facilities and research capabilities we
        have across the world, from an Environmental
        Test Centre in the UK to a Flight Simulator
        in Sweden.

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