GSK (GlaxoSmithKline plc) is a global pharmaceuticals and healthcare organisation. The British company was founded in 2000 when SmithKline Beecham merged with GlaxoWellcome and is one of the top ten largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
GSK has its headquarters in Brentford, West London but has operations across 18 locations around the United Kingdom. The company employs around 100,000 people worldwide and has approximately 16,000 employees in the UK alone.
GSK has a number of career options for students and other young people who want to work with a leading name in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries.
Undergraduates can gain some wonderful experience across various areas of the GSK business (eg. Engineering, Finance, Science, Procurement, IT) with either a 8 to 12 week summer placement or a year-long industrial placement.
Graduates can become one of GSK’s Future Leaders on their graduate programme, or, in collaboration with Strathclyde University, study for their PhD Programme.
GSK has the following diverse range of apprenticeships which you can choose from:
• Business & Supply Chain Apprenticeship
Most of GSK’s apprenticeships start each September and applications opened on the 17th of October for the majority of their programmes
Offering just a handful of reasons why you would benefit from being a GSK apprentice, the company’s careers site says:
“An apprenticeship with GSK will give you hands-on experience in your chosen discipline and the opportunity to play a key role in contributing to the future success of the company. While you learn on-the-job (and earn a competitive salary), you will study towards a nationally recognised qualification, which could lead to an honours degree or post-graduate qualification.”
You can spend a few moments checking out some of GSK’s social updates on Facebook and Twitter at the side of this page to see more about their line of business - and we’ve added a short YouTube video for you to watch too.
Once you’ve decided that starting a career at GSK seems like your ideal path into work, apply for any open vacancies which are currently advertised below...
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