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Meet some of our people and explore the opportunities available.

Baillie Gifford Events

Step into our world

) Tuesday 6th September, 13:00 – 14:00

An introduction to Baillie Gifford and our Early Careers opportunities. You’ll hear from some of our current graduate trainees as well as the managers of our Investment Research, Accountancy, Business Operations and Technology Solutions programmes. Open to all year groups and subject areas.

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Introducing our Accountancy opportunities

) Wednesday 7th September, 13:00 – 14:00

You’ll hear from our graduate trainees and the programme managers about the wide range of opportunities for Chartered Accountants at Baillie Gifford. Learn more about the ICAS and the unique breadth of experience you’ll gain on our graduate programme. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject area.

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Introducing our Business Operations opportunities

) Thursday 8th September, 13:00 – 14:00

In this event, our graduate trainees and the programme managers will introduce you to our Business Operations Graduate Programme and summer internship. They’ll explain the rotations in our graduate programme, as well as the structured training to develop your skills. You’ll have the opportunity to register ask questions at the end. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject.

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Introducing our Investment Research opportunities

) Tuesday 13th September, 13:00 – 14:00

Find out more about our Investment Research Programme from our programme managers and current graduate trainees. You’ll hear about the structure of the programme, along with advice on the application process and the training opportunities. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject area.

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Introducing our Technology Solutions opportunities

) Thursday 15th September, 13:00 – 14:00

If you’re considering a career in IT, find out more about the opportunities at Baillie Gifford from our graduate trainees and managers. They’ll talk you through the structure of the graduate programme and summer internships available, as well as the in-depth training on offer and the application process. There’s also an opportunity for Q&A at the end. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject area.

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Investment Management Myth Buster

) Wednesday 21st September, 13:00 – 14:00

If you haven’t considered working in investment management before, this is an opportunity to find out where your skills might fit. We’ll be answering questions like: What is investment management? What roles and career paths are available at Baillie Gifford? What is the culture and working environment like? Open to final and penultimate year students from any subject.

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Information Systems: Our Emerging Technology

) Thursday 22nd September, 13.00 - 14.00

Representatives from our Information Systems Department will provide insight into some of the research and development work occurring in the field of machine learning, AI and MediTech. We will also hear how our application enablement team are delivering business solutions to our internal teams more quickly and efficiently than ever before.

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Business Operations – Networking Event

) Tuesday 27th September, 13.00 - 14.00

Representatives from a selection of areas across Business Operations will provide an overview of their department and bring to life some of the rotations you will be experiencing. You'll have the opportunity to network with the hosts, find out more about the types of projects and activities you'll be involved in and ask them questions. Open to final and penultimate year students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Tuesday 20th September.

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Black Heritage Event– Black Professionals at Baillie Gifford

) Wednesday 28th September, 13:00 – 14:00

An opportunity to meet some of our Black employees, who will be happy to share their experiences of working at Baillie Gifford and answer any questions you have about their roles, the firm and living in Edinburgh. We’ll also be sharing top tips for the application process. Numbers are limited, so, please reserve your place by Friday 23rd September.

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Information Systems – IT Infrastructure Code Initiative

) Tuesday 4th October, 13:00 - 14:00

Some of our recent IS Graduates will discuss the concept of Infrastructure of Code and how we are harnessing the benefits of this and passing these benefits on to our Application Developers, business areas and by extension our clients. We will also hear about some of the wider project work that our infrastructure focused graduates have been involved in throughout their graduate journeys.

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An honest conversation with our Investment Managers

) Tuesday 11th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Representatives from our Investment Management team will talk about the best and most challenging parts of their roles. You’ll hear their honest views on why they joined Baillie Gifford and what motivates them to do their job every day. There’s also the opportunity to ask questions at the end. Open to students from all year groups and subject areas.

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Technology Solutions networking event for females

) Thursday 13th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Join us for a networking event on Zoom, where you’ll meet female members of our Information Systems teams. They’ll share their own experiences and advice, as you learn more about our Technology Solutions programme and the supportive culture at Baillie Gifford. Open to final and penultimate year female students studying any degree. Numbers are limited, so, please reserve your place by Thursday 6th October.

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Investment Research networking event for females

) Tuesday 18th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Join us for a networking event on Zoom with female graduate trainees and Investment Analysts from our Investment Research teams. You’ll have the chance to ask questions, hear their application tips and find out more about the realities of the role. Open to final and penultimate year female students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Tuesday 11th October.

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Information Systems – Our Graduate Project

) Thursday 20th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Join our 2021 Graduates to hear about Simul8. This is a test simulation application which was developed by the cohort during their graduate development project. The development team will explain the business need and rationale for the system before giving insight into how they found the Software Development Lifecycle and what learning points they took away from their experience of working in a development team.

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Business Operations – Networking Event

) Tuesday 25th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Representatives from a selection of areas across Business Operations will provide an overview of their department and bring to life some of the rotations you will be experiencing. You'll have the opportunity to network with the hosts, find out more about the types of projects and activities you'll be involved in and ask them questions. Open to final and penultimate year students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Tuesday 18th October.

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External Events

Bright Network – Women in Leadership

Friday 16th September
12.30 – 16.30

STEM Women – UK Technology Careers

Tuesday 20th September
12.00 – 16.30

STEM Women – UK Careers

Wednesday 5th October
12.00 – 16.00

University of Birmingham Careers Fair

Wednesday 5th October
11.00 – 15.00

University of Dundee Careers Fair

Thursday 6th October
10.30 – 14.30

University of Oxford Careers Fair

Thursday 6th October
11.00 – 15.00

Heriot-Watt University STEM and Business Careers Fair

Thursday 6th October
11.00 – 15.30

University of Leeds Careers Fair

Wednesday 12th October
11.00 – 16.00

Scottish Graduate Fair

Wednesday 12th October
09.30 – 16.30

Bright Network – Breaking Barriers

Wednesday 19th October
12.00 – 17.30

University of Cambridge Careers Fair

Tuesday 25th October
13.00 – 16.00

Early Careers Opportunities