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Early careers at Smiths

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Whether you are a school leaver, still studying at university, or a recent graduate – there are a number of exciting early career opportunities for you at Smiths.

Through our early career programmes you will get the opportunity to work for a FTSE 100 firm, working on real projects to gain hands-on experience. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking to kick start their career.

Each of our divisions is committed to employing talented people and enabling them to develop their skills and potential while helping the business reach its goals.

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Apprentice programmes

We offer exciting apprenticeship programmes; allowing you to work towards your qualifications whilst gaining hands-on experience in a diverse, global business.

Apprentices are part of our company’s DNA – join many of our senior managers who started out on this path.

Undergraduate internships

Our interns are currently studying towards their degrees and are typically in their penultimate year of study. We’ll give you hands-on experience on real-life projects so you can immerse yourself in our business and really get to know what it’s like to work in a fast paced, global company.

You’ll learn from talented and inspiring colleagues, and because all our internships are fully assessed, if you perform well, you could be offered a place on one of our graduate development programmes when you complete your studies.

Graduate programmes

We hire graduates from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, offering an excellent platform from which to develop your career.

We offer graduate programmes across a wide range of business areas from engineering to HR; finance to supply chain, in a variety of locations globally.

What do we look for?

At Smiths we are united by our shared values – integrity, respect, ownership, customer focus and passion – which guide our behaviour, actions and decisions every day.

We looking for strategic, analytical thinkers who can hit the ground running. We recruit people with diverse backgrounds, who show enthusiasm for working across a global business and demonstrate determination, curiosity, strategic insight, and motivation.

If you have any questions, talk to our global Early Career Talent team:

Lois Wilson
Early Career Talent Manager

Hiral Shah
Early Career Talent Coordinator


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