Internships and placements

8-12 week Internship opportunities for 2021

 

Get ahead of the crowd with our 8-12 week Summer Internship Program

There has never been a better time to get ahead of the crowd and start your professional career. Cloud Direct is one of the leading Microsoft gold partners and one of 33 Azure experts in the world. Our 8-12 week paid internship program will provide you with hands-on experience working in a global company, giving you the opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution to the business and help deliver on our goal of creating and inspiring exciting tech careers.

 

Adding value to the business from day one as an Intern

You will be tasked with a real business mandated project, as part of which you will need to collaborate with other interns to tackle challenges and solve problems and deliver a final presentation to senior managers across the business. You will gain invaluable insights into what it’s like to work in an agile environment and will experience dealing with various stakeholders around the world while creating business value.

How do you qualify for the Internship Program?

We welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities. We ask that you are:

• Professional and enthusiastic, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
• An undergraduate or college student
• Interested in business and IT with a drive to build a successful career
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Analytical in your approach to problem-solving
• Ambitious with great ideas and ready to take up a challenge
• Available for the full 8-12 week internship duration

 

12-month placement opportunities for 2021

 

Kick-start your career with our 12-month Placement Program

Do you want to start your professional career in tech? Cloud Direct’s versatile 12-month student placement program provides you with access to our award-winning graduate training and the opportunity to gain valuable commercial experience. From the moment you join one of our teams, you will become a crucial part of the organisation, delivering real value to the business. Your role will see you working with teams that include IT Development, Sales, Recruitment, Marketing, Data Analysis and Human Resources and will provide day-to-day support of Cloud Direct’s purpose of creating and inspiring exciting careers.

 

Gain professional experience and build your skills as part of your degree

Some examples of the tasks that you can be involved in include: creating global reporting for departments to be sent to the board of directors, managing campaigns on social media, developing and engaging with CSR initiatives and building bespoke web applications to enable users across the business to do even more to support Consultants.

In addition, all placement students have access to our award-winning Graduate Program and can take part in modules such as Professional Skills, Excel, SQL, Project Support, Web Applications and many more. By completing these modules, you will learn valuable skills that will help you not only throughout your placement, but also set you up for the successful completion of your university degrees and start of a professional career.

Do you qualify for the Undergraduate Placement Program?

We seek the brightest, best and most eager undergraduates. Here are some of the qualities we look for in successful applicants.

An undergraduate registered on a four-year sandwich/industrial placement degree

• Professional and enthusiastic, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
• Demonstrable interest in working in the IT sector
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• An analytical approach to problem solving
• Ambitious, with great ideas and ready to take up a challenge

The application process

The process is rigorous but open to all with no stereotypical pre-conceptions from Cloud Direct.

Apply online

Please submit your CV to start your Cloud Direct journey.

Interview

You will have various interviews as part of this process with the HR and Talent Manager/Hiring Manager to find out more about your experience. This typically involves three interviews, a telephone, video and face-to-face.

Online tests

You will undertake a General Intelligence Assessment and a personality profile so we can make sure you’re aligned to the role that matches your strengths. We may also ask you to present a short presentation or undertake a relevant task.

Final stage

Showcase yourself to our CEO and/or the HR and Talent Manager during our ‘Topgrading’ where we will assess your cultural fit and your last chance to find out more about the company.

Rewards & benefits

At Cloud Direct we like to reward our employees fairly. When you join our Breakthrough2Cloud Graduate Programme you will receive the following benefits:

• Unlimited Holiday (responsible time off)
• Fun Fund to spend with two colleagues
• Pension contribution
• Healthshield cash benefit scheme
• Critical illness/life assurance/group income protection
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Cycle to work scheme
• Training and support
• And many more…

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