Summer Internship - Software Engineer

British Telecom (BT)

81 Newgate St, London EC1A 7AJ

London, Cheltenham, Ipswich
Software Development
Internship (summer)
GBP 18 200 per Year
July 2019


Are you interested in developing and operating software systems that supports customers across the entire world? And being part of a team that’s responsible for turning software concepts into a reality?

Our Software summer placement programme focuses on designing, testing and operating our systems which are used to deliver vital services for our customers, who vary from large, multinational corporations to individuals using our products and services at home.

With such a wide range of projects on the go you can be sure you’ll get a well rounded knowledge and experience with us and you could be working on voice (fixed or mobile), TV, content delivery, mobility or security. So it’s the perfect opportunity to put your knowledge of the software lifecycle into practice.

You’ll have the chance to work on some big, highly visible projects and will have the chance to innovate. And we’ll work with you to make sure you’re working to your strengths and interests so you’ll be building the foundations for a great career.

Our promise to you

The scale of BT means there are many opportunities for you to learn from experienced developers - and leaders – from across our organisation. You will have a buddy and mentor throughout the programme; and have many opportunities to network and ask questions.


If you’re not really one to stand still and are itching to continue that journey after university, there’s a whole world of discovery for you here at BT. Whichever role you join us in, it’s vital that you demonstrate a great fit with our culture, our purpose and our focus on putting customers first. We’re also looking for:

-Team players

-Results driven workers

-People who love to learn and develop

-Those who embrace change

-Workers who will take ownership

-The ability to network and forge relationships with others

-Those who can innovate and drive improvements

-The ability to apply commercial awareness

We value diversity and inclusion, which is why we encourage and welcome applications from absolutely everybody! It doesn’t matter about background or which university you studied at.

We hire with the future in mind – yours as well as ours. We’re always thinking about what we can offer you, where you your future might take you. Might take us.

To apply for this opportunity, you will need to meet the following criteria:

-On track for a 2.1 degree

-Be in the penultimate year of your course

-We’re looking for people with a relevant STEM degree who demonstrate a passion for software, and an understanding of the entire software lifecycle. You’ll have great analytical skills and logical reasoning along with a curious nature with an eagerness to innovate

Education Requirements

On track for a 2:1 degree

Link to apply

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