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Headquartered in the UK and with operations based in the US, GlaxoSmithKline is one of the pharmaceutical industry's leaders, with an estimated 7% of the world’s pharmaceutical market.

As a company, GSK believes in developing talent and people. GSK hire approximately 50-60 graduates across our various business areas in the UK every year, also offering industrial placements of 12 months and summer placements of 12 weeks in certain business areas. At GSK, you have the opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution in a dynamic and diverse business environment.

Training Programmes

GSK run training prorammes of 1 to 3 years in the following areas:

  • Business & Technology Consulting
  • Commercial Management (Consumer Healthcare)
  • Commercial Management (Pharmaceuticals)
  • Communications & Government Affairs
  • Engineering; Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Future Leaders
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing Operations & Quality (Vaccines)
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Procurement
  • Product Development (Pharmaceuticals R&D)
  • Regulatory Affairs (Pharmaceuticals R&D)
  • Research & Development (Vaccines)
  • Strategic Marketing (Vaccines)
  • Supply Chain

All programmes train graduates to be experts within their field whilst being supported towards gaining professionally recognised qualifications.

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