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Meet some of our people and explore the opportunities available.

Baillie Gifford Events

Step into our world

) Thursday 9th 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 technology solutions opportunities

) Monday 13th 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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Introducing our investment research opportunities

) Thursday 16th September, 13:00 – 14:00

Find out more about our Investment Research Graduate Programme and the Alternative Internship from our programme managers and current graduate trainees. You’ll hear about the structure of the programme and the internship, 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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Technology Solutions networking lunch for females

) Monday 20th September, 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 graduate programme and the supportive culture at Baillie Gifford. We’ll also provide a takeaway voucher so you can enjoy a lunch on us*. Open to final and penultimate year female students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Wednesday 15th September.

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Investment Research networking lunch for females

) Thursday 23rd September, 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. We’ll also provide a takeaway voucher so you can enjoy a lunch on us*. Open to final and penultimate year female students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Monday 20th September.

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Introducing our Accountancy opportunities

) Monday 27th 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 qualification 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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A tour of our technology

) Thursday 7th October, 13:00 – 14:00

In this webinar you’ll find out about the different technologies that power our firm. We’ll give you a live tour of our Data Centre and introduce you to some of the cutting-edge technology that drives our business forward. Open to penultimate and final year students interested in our Technology Solutions Graduate Programme or Technical Infrastructure Internship.

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Looking to our future

) Monday 11th October, 13:00 - 14:00

In the latter half of 2023, we’ll be moving to our brand-new office in the heart of Edinburgh. Our IT team will talk you through how we’re using the latest tech to create a cutting-edge working environment. Open to all year groups and subject areas.

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Honest conversations: Diversity at Baillie Gifford

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

Join members of our Multicultural, LGBT+ and Neurodiversity networks, as we discuss why diversity is important at Baillie Gifford. We’ll share where we are on our journey to become a more diverse workforce and our initiatives that encourage an inclusive culture. There’ll be the chance to ask questions too. Open to all year groups and subject areas.

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An introduction to Agile project management

) Monday 18th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Members of our IT team will introduce you to the principles of Agile project management. They’ll explain how breaking large projects into smaller tasks enables our teams to deliver software applications more efficiently. Open to students from all year groups and subject areas interested in the Technology Solutions graduate programme or one of our IT internships.

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Honest conversations: Wellbeing at Baillie Gifford

) Thursday 21st October, 13:00 – 14:00

Our Early Careers team, together with some of our Mental Health supporters, explain why wellbeing is a priority at Baillie Gifford. You’ll hear about our mental health initiatives, social groups, and how we foster a supportive culture at our firm. Open to students from all year groups and subject areas.

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Investment Research networking lunch

) Monday 25th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Join us for a networking event on Zoom, where you’ll meet graduate trainees from our Investment Research teams. You’ll have the chance to ask questions, hear their application tips and find out more about the reality of the job. We’ll also provide a takeaway voucher so you can enjoy lunch on us*. Open to final and penultimate year students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Wednesday 20th October.

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An introduction to Equities and MA&I investing at Baillie Gifford

) Thursday 28th October, 13:00 – 14:00

Representatives from our Equities and MA&I teams will share what their roles are and what a typical day looks like. They’ll also answer your questions on the differences and similarities between the two streams on our Investment Research graduate programme. Open to students from all year groups and subject areas.

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Introducing our Business Operations opportunities

) Monday 1st November, 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 placements. They’ll explain the rotations in our graduate programme, as well as the structured training to develop your leadership skills. You’ll also be able to ask questions at the end. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject area.

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Honest conversations: Working as an Investment Manager

) Thursday 4th November, 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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External Events

STEM Women - Scotland Careers

Tuesday 7th September
12.00 - 16.30

Bright Network - Women in Leadership

Monday 20th September
13.00 - 16.30

Bright Network - Women in Leadership

Tuesday 21st September
12.30 - 16.30

STEM Women - UK Financial Services

Wednesday 22nd September
12.00 - 16.30

Glasgow University Careers & Interships Fair

Wednesday 22nd September
11:00 - 15:00

Handshake - Careers in Tech

Wednesday 29th September
TBC

Handshake - Careers in Business

Wednesday 6th October
TBC

Oxford University Careers Fair

Tuesday 12th October
12.30 - 17.30

ICAS Fair - Become a CA

Tuesday 12th October
TBC

Scottish Graduate Fair - Strathclyde

Wednesday 13th October
10.00 - 16.00

Manchester Univeristy - STEM Fair

Wednesday 13th October
11.00 - 16.00

Royal Holloway Careers & Placements Fair

Wednesday 20th October
12.00 - 16.00

Bright Network- Breaking Barriers

Wednesday 20th October
12.00 - 17.30

Royal Holloway Careers & Placements Fair

Thursday 21st October
12.00 - 16.00

Cambridge Graduate Schemes & Internships Fair

Thursday 21st October
12.00 - 16.00

Aberdeen University Careers Fair

Thursday 28th October
TBC

Dundee University Careers Fair

Thursday 28th October
TBC

Manchester University - Humanities 'Get Inspired' Fair

Thursday 11th November
11.00 - 16.00

Early Careers opportunities