Some great application tips from Divia and Sam, two of our current grads
“I was surprised at how much responsibility you get from day one.”
Divia: Technology Graduate Programme
Sam: Software Engineering Academy
University studied at, course and graduation year:
Divia: Electrical and electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, Graduated 2014
Sam: University of East Anglia, Graduated 2013
What you do at Sky:
Divia: Analysis and design of future launch propositions for Sky Broadcast
Sam: Developing, modernising and redesigning the Sky Go Website for a launch next year with cool new features and more using AngularJS
Your top application tip for people applying now:
Divia: You need to have and show passion and give key examples of skillset
Sam: Don't be afraid to talk about any interesting hobbies or other activities you were involved in both inside and outside University that make you unique. A lot of those skills will be transferable to Sky
What have you enjoyed most since starting/what’s surprised you most:
Divia: I enjoyed the variance of the roles/rotations the most. The thing that surprised me most was how tailored and personal this scheme is.
Sam: Being on the graduate programme with all the other grads of a similar age and the relaxed friendly working atmosphere. I was surprised by how much responsibility you get from day one.