BT or British Telecom is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services, running operations in 170 countries over 5 continents. It offers networking and IT services, local, national and international telecommunication services, as well as providing high value broadband and internet services. BT's 2007/2008 turnover topped £20bn, making it an excellent opportunity for graduate employment.

The BT graduate scheme

BT's training schemes involve a number of core and streamed modules to prepare graduates for the jobs they will be moving into when their training is complete. BT also supports its graduates intending to increase their career prospects by taking relevant industry and job-specific exams.

Roles available:
Professional Services and Customer Experience; ICT; Functional Specialist

What you need
At least a 2:1 degree, though a 2:2 is acceptable if that applicant also has a post-graduate degree, and 280 UCAS points is the requirement for BT's graduate programmes. A grade B in GCSE maths is required for the Finance roles. Applicants should posses integrity, leadership, team-work and communication skills, be well coordinated, creative and enthusiastic in the area they have applied for. Strong business acumen is also a useful quality for all schemes.

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