The FDM Graduate Programme Advantage
Catapult your career in tech – no matter what your degree. As an FDM Consultant you’ll gain 2 years’ invaluable experience working with some of the world’s largest and most renowned organisations. An extraordinary foot-in-the-door that might otherwise be out of reach, your CV can boast big brands in the banking and finance, blockchain, insurance, and retail industries.
Step into an integral role within our clients’ teams to work on exciting projects, where each day brings new challenges and your innovative problem-solving makes a real difference.
How does it work?
FDM Group is the pioneer and market leader in helping graduates start their successful tech career journeys.
The FDM Graduate Programme offers you many unique advantages:
- We recruit year-round – our start date schedule offers more flexibility for your career launch
- FDM Academy’s fully funded, award-winning training schemes get you job-ready in just 8-14 weeks
- The opportunity to achieve industry-recognised certifications depending on your career pathway
- And we place you into a 2-year role with a blue-chip company – commercial experience and CV boost that will help set you apart from the competition
Committed to your success
You can rely on us as a partner in your personal and career growth. from the day you become an FDM Trainee you’ll receive guidance, additional training and support – we will be there for you every step of the way.
We welcome candidates from all degree backgrounds and universities. If you have a passion for tech and a drive to succeed you don’t need a STEM degree to start a successful career in tech with us.
Our career pathways
We’ve helped thousands of graduates around the globe to fast-track their IT or business career development through our two distinct graduate training programmes:
Our Business streams:
Business Analysis & Project Management
Risk, Regulation and Compliance
Our Technical streams:
Cloud Computing Engineering
An inclusive recruitment process
With over 5,500 employees globally and 95+ nationalities working together as a team, FDM has firmly established itself as an inclusive employer that champions diversity in the workplace. We celebrate difference because we want everyone to have equal opportunity to belong and grow in their career.
- Everyone who interviews applicants for our graduate schemes has undergone unconscious bias training
- Our recruitment processes focus on the potential of the candidate rather than previous experience
- We accept applications from all degrees and universities and encourage candidates from a non-STEM background to consider a career in tech
- We believe in gender equality and are committed to supporting and encouraging women to pursue a career in IT
What our consultants say
National University of Singapore
I am responsible for ensuring the bank is in line with current anti-money laundering procedures through transaction monitoring, threat detection and customer data analysis. From reviewing high cash deposits to periodic reviews on politicians, each day brings a new challenge which allows me to adapt my skills to what is required at the time and constantly engaged.
Technical Support Analyst
State University of New York
My role involves providing technical and infrastructural support in the Finance Markets department where I support 400 traders on the trading floor. It also involves solving incident requests, troubleshooting and configurations on multiple trading platforms such as Bloomberg and Murex. I enjoy my role as nothing beats the satisfaction of coming to a solution of an unknown or difficult issue.
University of British Columbia
I am currently working on a project that involves synthesising economic and investment research into a single platform for enterprise-wide usage. I am also involved on other projects to align technology with the business needs.
Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.
A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview
During the video interview, we will ask you a few questions to find out more about you and your career goals. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. You can find our top tips on how to ace this stage of the interview on our blog.
This stage involves an FDM Introduction presentation, followed by three strength-based interviews. This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the programme. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.
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Support and Development
Our support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to an FDM Consultant
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