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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."
9.4 / 10
9.6 / 10
9.4 / 10
9.0 / 10


  • 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


  • Starting out can be a little daunting, though support is available
  • Graduates could benefit from having more time to prepare for their CFA exam

What insiders say about...

"Candidates should try to get as much information about the company as they can."

"We all work together for the good of the firm. We strive to build long-term relationships..."

"Work hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, but the general culture is to arrive a little early..."

"The pay is competitive for a graduate scheme and the bonus and pension scheme are..."

"Baillie Gifford is looking for a particular type of person for their investment management..."

"Managers are very accessible and within the first few weeks I had already spoken..."

"I write reports on companies, trying to gauge their long-term future profits."

"The ability to conduct rigorous, independent investment research, and the company's..."

"Having just started, I do not yet have the knowledge and experience to fully carry..."

"Hard-working, good culture, friendly, motivational, quality."

"Training is excellent - both inhouse and external is a very high standard."

"I would encourage the company to help graduates build relationships with other graduates..."

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