Early careers

Looking for a new career? Why not consider one of our graduate programmes, internships or apprenticeships? Meet new people, gain valuable experience and develop specialist skills, all while earning a competitive salary.

What does Baillie Gifford do?

We are an independent investment manager founded in Edinburgh. Much has changed in our 116 years, but our focus on seeking superior, long-term investment returns for our clients has not.

We aim to find game-changing companies and other assets that can sustain growth and remain resilient in a changing world for decades to come.

Programmes we offer

If you are an ambitious, curious and driven individual, we have a variety of Early Careers opportunities for you to explore.

Graduate programmes

With rotational opportunities in Investment Research or Technology Solutions.


With 10-week programmes in Software Development or Technical Infrastructure.


Kick-start your career with one of our modern apprenticeships.

Life at Baillie Gifford

There are many reasons why we think you'll love working here, from our beautiful Edinburgh setting to our thriving, friendly community and opportunities to develop your career.

Applicant resources

We want to get to know you and to see how your values align with ours. To help you get off to the best possible start, we've put together some tips to help your application stand out from the rest.

Frequently asked questions

If you have a question that's not covered on any of our Early Careers pages, check our FAQs.


If you want to get to know us better, why not come along to one of our events? You can meet us at a careers fair or attend one of our online sessions.


BG&ME is our opportunity to tell you how our business is different and to find out if that aligns with your thinking. See it as a meeting of minds.

Baillie Gifford

“We value our people and, right from the start, we encourage them to voice their opinions.”


“I would like to be in an environment where I feel valued and my ideas are heard, even from day one.”