Business Industrial Placement FAQs

How many vacancies do you have?

This year we will be looking to recruit between 30-50 Industrial Placements across the UK.

Is there a closing date?

No, we recruit on an ongoing basis, however we would strongly recommend that you complete an application sooner rather than later to avoid being disappointed.

How long does a placement last?

All of our placements are 1 year long, running from July to July

When should I apply?

Our placement roles do fill up fast so we recommend applying at the beginning of the academic year prior to your year in industry.

When will I hear back from you after I have applied?

We aim to respond to all applicants within 5 days , however at peak periods this may increase slightly

Do you sponsor visas?

Unfortunately we are unable to sponsor visas

How does the assessment process work?

Please see our assessment process section for more details

When are your assessment centres?

Our assessment centres are starting in November will be ongoing until we have filled our roles

When will I start?

Our Industrial Placements join us in July.

What is the dress code?

As a general rule we wear business attire. However this depends where you’re based and what you’re doing. We’ll give you more information if we offer you a position. For interviews, you should always dress smartly.

How will assessment centres work due to Covid-19?

We are working on a number of virtual solutions aimed at ensuring we still have the chance to engage with potential candidates without putting ourselves or you at risk.

Do CGI support candidates looking to relocate?

If you meet the criteria for relocation you can claim up to £1000 to help with your move. For further details please contact our Early Careers team.