Get the inside buzz from interns at CGI

6.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Incredibly valuable academically."
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  • There are a lot of training options on offer.
  • A wide range of sport and social activities are provided to help employees socialise.
  • Interns are given the same level of responsibility as other employees.


  • Remuneration on offer is reasonable but may not go very far in high-cost areas.
  • Interns do not have as much say in where they are assigned as they would like.
  • The company is so large that it can be difficult to see the impact your work will have.

What insiders say about...

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"I work 37.5 hours per week. You must definitely work the core hours of 10:00am-4:00pm,..."

"We get free meals, a huge array of member discounts, online time sheet systems and..."

"In terms of the application process, I attended an informal-feeling assessment centre..."

"I was asked how I had achieved my goals, what problems I had faced and what my weakest..."

"I work on a test team and day-to-day mainly work on testing complicated software,..."

"It's great to have a placement year from a large international company on your C..."

"Things were a bit disorganised to start with."

"Challenging, insightful and interesting."

"They were advertising roles available for a technically minded student and offered..."

"Be happy to be ignorant at this point – it's the one year you can be. Ask the obvious..."

"Have a better structure for placement students to engage in roles that would give..."

"I feel the pay is a bit low, especially for areas like Reading, Leatherhead and Birmingham...."

"You feel like you are an employee yourself – the only exception being the work..."

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