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.

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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.

Explore our different programmes, and you’ll discover how each one offers you the chance to take on global health challenges for real. To apply, visit our global Future Leaders Programme website.

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PhD programme

Since 2011, 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.

Level 7 Masters Training Programme

This Masters training programme is an apprenticeship that offers graduates the opportunity to undertake a sponsored Masters degree whilst simultaneously gaining valuable experience in Bioinformatics.

Applicants are required to have a BSc in a Biology related degree, Maths, Stats or Computer science as well as an interest in genomics and its applications to drug discovery.

For further details and information on how to apply, please see the Masters training 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.  Exceptional skills in scientific communication and data visualisation will allow you to work effectively with leaders and team members by, for example, designing a dashboard to present datasets and analyses clearly and in ways which facilitate understanding and deliver new insights. You will gain insights into influencing business decisions with data to answer specific questions and provide organisational insights for objective, data-driven decision-making.

Within the first 2 years of your career at GSK, you will undertake 3 rotations across our Data and Computational Sciences, Medicine Design and/or Process Development teams within MST, at Stevenage UK.

Students require BSc (2:2 or better) or MSc/PhD in Data Science/Computer Science/Maths/Bioinformatics.