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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Baillie Gifford & Co

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2015)
"Hard-working, good culture, friendly, motivational, quality."
Pros: 
  • The 3 year training programme is comprehensive and allows grads to get a good understanding of the company
  • Graduates are able to work independently on interesting, varied projects
Cons: 
  • Starting out can be a little daunting, though support is available
  • Graduates could benefit from having more time to prepare for their CFA exam
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
9.6 / 10
 
Salary
9.4 / 10
 
 
Training
9.0 / 10
 

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