Imagine Your Tomorrow

A rewarding career starts with the right opportunities

Ready to get started? Discover more with our Early Career Programmes

Earn a real wage. Learn real-world skills. Be an integral part of an inspirational team. You can benefit from all of this and more with our Early Career Programme.

We believe in developing and investing in future talent. It’s why our Early Career Programme is designed to give people like you the chance to be at the heart of our business. With apprenticeships, student placement schemes and graduate roles, we have a place here for you, whether you are a school or college leaver, an undergraduate looking for a year in industry or a recent graduate wanting to apply your new-found skills.

We’ll give you the training you need to excel at every challenge and we’ll support you every step of the way. We transform lives by helping people and businesses make better decisions and we believe that with the right guidance you can help us achieve this. Our Early Career opportunities include:

Apprenticeships

Student Placement Scheme 

Graduate Programme 

Apprenticeships

Imagine your tomorrow: Join our Apprenticeship Programme to unlock a world of potential

The Experian Apprenticeship Programme

The Experian Apprenticeship Programme

If you want to explore your opportunities, expand your horizons and gain some invaluable skills in the workplace, then an apprenticeship programme could give you a helping hand in your chosen career. We help our apprentices unlock their full potential and kick start their careers in a wide variety of roles.

Apprenticeship schemes like ours, enable you to learn while you earn, and gain the qualifications that we need our future talent to have. We help focus your drive and ambition at work with a supportive learning environment.

On completion of an Experian Apprenticeship scheme, you will have a clear career pathway to enable you to reach your potential. 

Why an Apprenticeship?

• Earn while you learn

• Gain a professional qualification

• Study without the fees

• Excellent progression opportunities

• Become more confident

Our Commitments to You

• Create a trusting environment with autonomy for our people

• Reward quality, commitment and performance

• Offer stimulating, interesting and innovative projects to stretch and challenge people

• Create diverse global experiences and opportunities

• Bring smart, passionate people together to create meaningful working relationships

What Programmes Do Experian Run?

Typical disciplines include:

•Project Management

•IT Operations

•Business and Administration

•Customer Service

•Sales

•Analytics

•Technology

•Digital

Placement Students

Go further than you ever thought possible: Experience a year in industry with Experian.

Looking for an opportunity to learn and grow? Take a look at our year in industry placements. At Experian, you’ll get the platform you need to develop your skills, put into practice the theoretical knowledge you’ve gained at university and work on real-life projects, so you can gain the experience you need to get ahead.

With your year in industry at Experian, you’ll get the support you need to flourish in a working environment and be at the heart of a diverse and inspirational team of people. If you’re ready for a challenge, then we’re ready to meet you. et’s create a better tomorrow together.

Our placement year opportunties typically include:

IT and Technology

Marketing

Analytics

Digital Marketing

Graduate Programmes

Imagine your tomorrow: Go further than you ever thought possible with Experian’s Graduate Programme.

Be part of Experian’s vision and choose a career that’s truly life-changing. Challenge yourself, work within an inspiring environment and network with a diverse range of people, all while training in a hands-on role that enables you to really apply your skills. We’ll give you all the opportunities you need to put your new-found knowledge and experience into practice, and you’ll work across different areas of our business, so you can further grow and develop your skills.

Our people – and their skills, commitment and performance – contribute directly to Experian’s success. With enthusiasm, determination and focus, we’ll help you go far, so that we can flourish together.

Choose your own career and climb the ladder faster. 

Discover a rewarding career and enhance your best skills by choosing a graduate scheme across multiple disciplines. With two to three years of accelerated learning in a working environment and exposure to a range of our business areas, you’ll get all the training and support you need to thrive in an innovative and fast-paced workplace. 

Choose your own career path from the following areas:

Analytics

Analytics roles may focus on data analytics or business analytics. As a Graduate Data Analyst, your rotations could include building and monitoring the integrity of data models and tools or analysing and deriving insight from complex datasets to support the development of new and existing products and solutions. As a Graduate Business Analyst you’ll work closely with clients to understand their business needs in order to develop new, or configure existing products for them. 

Sales and Business Development

Your Sales and Business Development Graduate Programme will see you work with a variety of client and product portfolios. Your initial projects will focus on supporting the team to achieve our objectives, as you develop a strong understanding of our products, tools and approach before establishing your own client relationships and career as an experienced account manager. 

HR

Our HR Graduate Programme provides you with a solid grounding on which to build your HR Career, allowing you to get to grips with anything from employee relations to attracting the most talented people, from training and development to benefits and rewards. You may also experience a rotation in an international assignment, further enhancing your understanding of HR practices on a global scale.

Software Development

As a graduate software developer, you could be helping drive and deliver business transformation for our clients around the world through designing, building, testing and deploying strategic solutions for them, using Microsoft ASP.Net.(MVC and Core), Java and SQL Server. Alternatively, you’ll be involved in the development of our existing products and services that we provide to consumers, using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build for the web, as well as writing backend code in either C# or Java. Either way, you will work as part of an agile delivery team that strives for excellence. As technology is ever evolving and innovating, so are we at Experian and we are always looking to embrace new tools and technologies to ensure that software is robust, maintainable and scalable.

Information Technology

Your rotations in our Technology Graduate Programme within our Experian IT Services division could include positions in Infrastructure & Operations, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Data Platform,  Security, Enterprise Architecture and our Corporate Project Management Office, providing a broad range of skills. You may also experience the truly global nature of our company by spending an extended period in one of our global locations.

Project Management

As a Graduate Product Executive, you'll work cross-functionally to support delivery of the development, roll-out, positioning and ongoing management of products and solutions. Working across a breadth of products and projects, you'll develop your skills for a successful career in Product Management.

With our Active Lifecycle Management teams, you'll experience the ‘in life’ elements of product management, ranging from entering new markets, through to adopting sales incentives to widen your products’ audience. In New Product Development, you’ll be involved in the design, build and implementation of new product ideas. 

Benefits

Colleagues playing table football
Surfing at the Beach

25 days annual leave (with flexibility to buy or sell 5 days holiday per year)

Gazing into the distance

Extra holiday after 5, 6 and 7 years

Finances

Contributory pension scheme

Top of a mountain

Annual travel ticket loans

Volunteering

3 Volunteer days per year

Cycling to Work

Bike4Work scheme

exercising

Gym vouchers

Typical Selection Process for all Early Careers Programmes

1. Apply online with your CV

Your CV is our first opportunity to meet you and should highlight your academic and work experience, as well as your key skills.

2. Telephone or video interview

Arranged at a time to suit you, we’ll be interested to learn more about your experiences, your understanding of Experian and your interest the role you are applying to

3. Online testing

We’ll ask you to demonstrate your numerical, verbal or logical reasoning skills through online tests. You’ll have the opportunity to practice before sitting the test at a time that suits you

Young woman being interviewed

4. Assessment Centre

Our assessment centres are a two way process, providing you with the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and abilities as well as learn more about us. You’ll be interviewed by your potential new team and participate in group and individual exercises and tests.

5. Offer

We make offers and provide feedback as soon as possible after assessment centre. We’ll let you know expected timings during your assessment centre

6. Onboarding

Before you start, you’ll receive an electronic offer pack and request for additional information to enable us to carry out appropriate checks to ensure everything is ready before you start.