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FY24 Unlocking Potential: Glasgow Technology Social Impact Week

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  • Closes: 07 April 2024

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FY24 Unlocking Potential: Glasgow Technology Social Impact Week

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Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and at the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity, and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team.
Every day around the world, we work with exceptional people, the latest and greatest tech, and leading companies across industries.
You’ll learn, grow, and advance in a diverse culture of shared success, where we’ll empower you to bring your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work.
Join us and do extraordinary things.

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Technology Social Impact Week
Have you finished school or college? Not sure about going to university? Thinking about a professional career in technology but not sure where to start?
Join our 5-day Technology Social Impact Week! This experience has been designed to give you industry work experience, enhance your employability skills and enable you to be more confident and prepared for the working world.

During the week, you will:

  • Gain a valuable insight into Accenture, including how we use new technologies and innovate, creating value and making a difference for our clients.
  • Work collaboratively on a real-life technology challenge with the support of experienced mentors guiding you through workshops.
  • Build your confidence and develop key employability skills through our series of workshops.
  • Meet various people from across consulting, providing you with the opportunity to network and build key contacts.

What’s in it for you.
In addition to the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience and develop your skills, if you are a good fit for Accenture, you may get fast-tracked to an assessment centre for our Glasgow Technology Degree Apprenticeship.
The Glasgow Technology Apprenticeship offers a perfect blend of training, mentorship and a head start to a career in Technology. You’ll spend three - four years studying towards a BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions, whilst gaining invaluable work experience at the world’s leading Management Consulting & Technology company.
A completion certificate will also be issued to participants who have completed the full week.

What we’re looking for
Tech Social Impact Week will take place between Monday 22nd April to Friday 26th April, from 9am – 5.30pm each day. You will need to be available for the full duration of this programme and be able to travel to our Glasgow Clockwise office for the first and last day of the week.  Travel expenses will also be covered for required office days.
The remainder of the programme will take place virtually, and if required you can be provided with a laptop and internet dongle for use from home. 

To be eligible for the programme you will:

  • Have achieved Scottish Highers or an equivalent SCQF level 6+ qualification.
  • Currently not be in education or training, and either unemployed or seeking alternative employment opportunities.
  • Have a real curiosity about technology, no prior technical experience is required.

About Us

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 733,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities.

Additional Information

How to apply
To apply, please click the link below.  Full information on our selection process can be found on our website.
Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for applications is Sunday 31st March 2024. We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes, and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.  Candidates should only apply to one programme and geography at any one time. 

Please note this application acts as your application for the Technology Degree Apprenticeship should you be interested in this role. You will not be required to submit any further applications following successful completion of the Technology Social Impact Week.  

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law. 

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