Graduates

Graduates can join us in a variety of exciting roles across several business functions. If you’re enthusiastic, committed to making a difference and have a strong interest in healthcare, then we’d love to hear from you.

Opportunities may be available in your country or you could join us via our global schemes. You can find out about local and global opportunities using the search and apply function. In addition, you may like to read more below about our global Future Leaders Programme.

Future Leaders Programme

Become a Future Leader at GSK and help change the face of healthcare.

Change the face of healthcare

As a Future Leader, you’ll get an unparalleled insight into the enormous depth, breadth and influence of our business. We have a huge range of opportunities for graduates with the talent and ambition to take our global business further.

We need future scientists to discover, future Engineers and Supply Chain managers to deliver, and future commercial teams to understand our patients and consumers. And we need tomorrow’s experts in IT, Finance, HR, Communications and Procurement to achieve outstanding business performance.

Over two to three years, our Future Leaders graduate programme will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally. You’ll have stretching rotations working on live projects alongside experts in industry.

We offer you the chance to pursue a career with purpose where you can develop quickly and explore your leadership potential through a rich variety of training, mentoring and on-the-job experience.

Applications typically open for our UK Future Leaders Programmes in October each year.

PhD programme

GSK and Strathclyde University have collaborated to provide studentships for graduate Chemists to complete a research-based PhD at GSK. 

Students require an excellent MSci or MChem degree, or equivalent, in chemistry and will work on the identification of new medicines within the research and development teams at GSK.

For further details and information on how to apply, please see the PhD collaborative programme page.

R&D Data Science Graduate Programme

By joining the GSK Data Science Graduate programme, you will gain unique experience in the growing field of data science within the pharmaceutical industry and learn how to combine complex biological/chemical data from a range of sources. You will obtain skills in data analytics and statistics and learn how to perform analyses on multiparametric datasets to test hypotheses to design medicines.

You will gain insights into influencing business decisions with data to answer specific questions and provide organisational insights for objective, data-driven decision-making.

For further details, please see the R&D Data Science Graduate Programme page.