Graduates

At Kingfisher we are committed to developing the leaders of tomorrow. To achieve this we run several programmes for graduates to recruit and develop junior talent and give them a springboard to an exciting international career.

Below are some of our programmes; for more information see the Employment Contacts page to visit the relevant business' website.

Kingfisher IT Graduate Programme

As an IT Graduate, you will get the opportunity to develop an exciting career across a diverse collection of businesses and geographies and work with new technologies within the retail environment.

We want to attract and develop future talent to ensure we deliver the right technology to keep Kingfisher ahead of its competitors as a leading international, multi-channel retailing group in the new digital era.

We are looking for graduates with an IT related degree who are innovative and committed to lead the business forward, who show enthusiasm, resilience, collaboration and excellent communication skills at all levels. We are committed to the personal and professional development of our employees so we expect our graduates to be passionate about their own development.

Throughout your two years on the programme, you will have the opportunity to rotate across various functions within Kingfisher IT Services, build your knowledge, network across our businesses and contribute to projects critical to the growth of Kingfisher. You will have access to a range of tailored learning opportunities within our business environment and by the end of the programme, you will be well placed to apply for roles within KITS.

Contact: kitscareers@kingfisher.com.

Screwfix: Undergraduate / graduate placements

Screwfix is proud to be working in partnership with a number of universities to offer Careers & Placement opportunities to high potential undergraduates on their placement years.

Over the last few years Screwfix has been able to recruit a number of placement students into key roles within the business who have returned following their graduation, and are now well on the way to becoming the next generation of leaders.

Find out more about Screwfix's undergraduate placement programmes.

Castorama and Brico Dépôt France – Store and Head office apprenticeships

As part of the 'GO Alternance' programme, Castorama and Brico Dépôt France are working in partnership with universities and business schools across France to recruit apprentices for undergraduate to Master's degree placements, ranging from a few months to 3 years in length.

The programme offers a wide range of placement opportunities in-store from Apprentice Customer Adviser or Trading Manager to Apprentice Store HR Adviser, and at their head offices in Human Resources, Commercial, Finance and more.

All apprentices in Brico Dépôt and Castorama France are mentored by an experienced colleague who will help them to develop throughout their placement. They also receive a toolkit to help them drive their own development and career within the company.

Find out more about Castorama's and Brico Dépôt's Apprenticeship Programmes

Castorama Poland: Internships for undergraduates

Castorama Poland, has been participating in the internship program “Grasz o staż” ("Win an Internship") since 2010.

“Grasz o staż” is a nationwide competition conducted for 21 years by “Gazeta Wyborcza” (a national daily newspaper) and PwC. The programme is dedicated to students and graduates who wish to work with the most prestigious employers in Poland and gain a practical professional experience.

Internships at Castorama Poland give the opportunity to experience how DIY stores management look like in practice. Up to three-month summer internships are organized in different departments of the Head Office. Participants can have their own projects, what allows them to demonstrate their knowledge and acquire new skills at the same time. The internship is an excellent opportunity to verify the professional plans and ensure whether the dream profession is just the right one.

Find out more about Castorama Poland job opportunities at http://www.castorama.pl/praca-castorama