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Technology-Development Internship Scheme

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for graduates with an enthusiastic and curious approach to learning and a genuine interest in technology and developments within the sector. You will have strong investigative skills, the ability to think critically, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We are looking for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and actively recruit from all degree disciplines.

You will be in your penultimate year of study, be predicted a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree from any discipline and have 300 UCAS points or equivalent.

What is the Technology - Development Internship Scheme?

Technology plays a vital role in the success of our business at M&G. The Information Systems (IS) Department is responsible for developing, integrating and maintaining the critical software and technology that underpins M&G operations and strategy.

The Development Internship Scheme will last 8 weeks in one of our Development teams. You will be placed in a team that suits the skill set identified during the recruitment process, with some consideration to your specific interests. Whilst on the scheme, you will be exposed to the breadth of teams across Development through training and networking opportunities, in order to provide a broad understanding of our overall investment activities. Throughout the scheme you will be assessed with a view to making 2018 graduate scheme offers upon completion.

Data & Integration - Data & Integration is the hub at the centre across the range of M&G systems. We provide development capability and expertise to connect the many and varied systems that underpin the M&G investment business. Utilising agile tools and practices coupled with enterprise level technology and messaging predominantly utilising Java, MQ and Spring.

Retail Digital - A small agile team focused on rapid delivery of Application Programme Interface’s (APIs) and user interfaces to both internal and external clients, including but not limited to M&G’s global marketing, sales, mobile and digital teams. Retail Digital is responsible for reshaping M&G’s digital DNA.

Custom Apps Development - Custom Apps Development provides applications that go where others fear to tread. They provide bespoke development and Business Intelligence services using modern delivery tools and practices, and support a range of over 200 apps built mainly in C#, ASP MVC, SQL Server, PowerShell, VBA Excel, MS Access and SAP Business Objects.

Release Management - Release Management provide the oversight to managing change through the M&G systems range. They are responsible for managing, planning, scheduling and controlling software through the necessary checkpoints and environments. Release Managers at M&G are core to ensuring successful project delivery and a stable production environment. They utilise agile tools and practices to manage change, and can often be found Scrum Mastering teams or running Sprint Retrospectives.

What training and development opportunities are provided?

You will take part in a training programme which includes insights sessions on asset management and the M&G business units. These are designed to be suitable for those without industry knowledge, and will provide an understanding of the whole spectrum of business areas within M&G.
Interns are also invited to networking and social events, and provided with a buddy from our graduate cohort who will act as an informal support contact.

Role Details

Start date: Friday 8th September 2017
Salary: Highly competitive
Location: London

For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the button below.

We assess applications as we receive them so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

M&G is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from a diverse background.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for internships and placements. However, if you're in full-time education in the UK under the Tier 4 (General) category, current regulations may permit you to take on temporary employment during holiday periods or as part of your studies.

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