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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

School leaver opportunities

Begin your journey at IBM with skills, not degrees! Whether you have decided to go straight into work, take a gap year before University, or are exploring your options post-education, our IBM School Leaver programmes will enable you to gain the experience, skills and contacts you need to start building a bright future. If you have the right skills, there’s a career for you at IBM.

You’ll work on real projects, with real clients and real bottom-line deliverables. IBMers have the support of over 380,000 colleagues worldwide and work for leaders who reward diverse thinking and bold ideas. Our opportunities for School Leavers will give you everything you need to build a successful career.


Apprenticeships at IBM are all about picking up skills for the workplace and embarking on a long and successful career. We have your professional development in mind from the day you join us as a permanent employee. Our apprenticeships range from Level 3 to Level 6 and each pathway gives you everything you need to start your career in the industry! You will get lots of exposure and an experience you simply can’t get anywhere else. In addition to the day job there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in social activities and volunteering with other Apprentices, Students and Graduates. 

Salary & benefits

Apprentice and Futures Gap Year Scheme salaries start at £18,000. 
Our benefits package is highly flexible so it can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and personal circumstances. 
Other benefits include: 
•Company Laptop 
•Discounted Cinema Tickets 
•High Street Store discounts 
•Dependant on roles, you will receive a mobile phone 
•All students will be assigned an Early Professional Manager 


Level 3 Apprenticeship: 5 GCSEs grade 5-9

Level 4 Apprenticeship: 5 GCSEs grade 5-9 and 64 UCAS points

Level 6 Apprenticeship: 5 GCSEs grade 5-9 and minimum 120 UCAS points


Visit IBM's website to apply to all of our apprentice roles and Futures scheme!

All information on our application processes can be found on our School Leaver webpage.

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