Graduate programmes

Investment research

Investment research is about understanding where value lies. We look at opportunities from every angle and use creativity for in-depth qualitative and quantitative analysis, working to find investments that will grow clients' funds over the long term.

Recruitment for 2024 programmes has now closed.

How to apply

Recruitment for 2024 programmes has now closed

We will be open and honest with you at every stage of the process, whilst giving you the opportunity to ask questions, providing a clear idea of what it's like to work at Baillie Gifford.

Our general application resources should help guide you through the process in more detail.

Stage 1

To get started, we ask you to:

  • complete a short online application form
  • answer two questions
  • attach your CV

Stage 2

If selected, you will be invited for an initial interview with one of our senior investors and a member of the HR team, so we can assess your potential to succeed as an investor.

You will have the chance to discuss your academic and professional choices as well as your interests. Questions are welcome.

Stage 3

This final stage is more in-depth. Along with additional meetings with senior investors, you'll meet different members of the teams you might join and hear from experienced analysts to fund managers who have all been through the programme.

Embracing diversity of thought

Diversity and inclusion aren't just a tick-box exercise for us, it's an integral part of our business model. We actively look for people that can offer something different because they strengthen our workplace. The Diversity and Inclusion group works closely with employee-led networks, which are open to all staff. These act as a platform for sharing ideas which help to grow our inclusive culture.

Life at Baillie Gifford

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