Graduate careers

Take a hand in shaping the future of knowledge with graduate jobs dedicated to delivering innovations and improvements to our platforms. Launch your career by tackling challenging assignments with the latest tools, and develop your skills by exploring opportunities presented by new technology. Elsevier’s technology graduate program is critical to developing the technology experts and leaders of the future. Become one of them.

Why join us

Our graduates get two years of training in disciplines such as Software Engineering, Business Analysis and Software Testing. From day one they make a vital contribution as they work with IT and business colleagues to help build and implement innovative technology solutions globally.

Kickstart the future
We’re transforming data and information into a network of knowledge to bring answers directly to the people solving some of the biggest challenges facing humankind

Hone your talents
Our technologists work with some of the most exciting big data, semantic web, machine learning and ubiquitous access technologies available. With smart and helpful colleagues to learn from you will benefit from a stimulating, career enhancing environment.

Live your life
We offer flexible work arrangements, great development and training opportunities alongside initiatives to nurture creativity and inspiration among our employees

Shape your future
Build the career you want with our tech-track program. Take a leadership route, a technical route, or a mix of the two.

Move fast, make a difference
Turnaround speed on new products and releases gets your work to researchers, engineers and clinicians, fast.

Global company, start-up thinking
Our small teams and agile approach gives you the freedom, excitement and technology of a start-up coupled with the resources of a global business


Our Graduate Program


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Graduate program perks

  • A fast-track 2 year development programme to becoming a senior developer
  • Work with leading edge technologies and passionate people
  • Ongoing technical and soft-skills training
  • Create a work-life balance that works for you
  • Supportive, collaborative and fun working environment
  • Excellent remuneration package plus regular hackathons and 2 paid charity days a year

Perfect profile for our graduate program

  • Proactive – Puts ideas into action, takes the initiative and drives for results
  • Passionate about technology – Embraces new skills, seeks out new approaches
  • Communicate – Listens, contributes, reflects, adds value
  • Agile – Adapts, learns and grows
  • Team player – Collaborates, contributes and encourages others


Meet our team

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Challenge, diversity and the freedom to work on the projects that will shape my career. — Myles Selvey, Graduate - Business Analyst
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We’re always learning and innovating, searching for the latest technologies to use. — Monica Beltran, Graduate Software Engineer
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Learn fast, adapt - and thrive. — Jonathan Archer, Graduate - Software Engineer
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A friendly atmosphere where a passion for technology and sharing knowledge is rewarded. — Findlay Hannam, Graduate - Software Engineer
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Apply as a graduate

The Elsevier Technology graduate scheme for 2017 is now live. We have opportunities in the UK (London, Oxford) and in the US (Dayton, Utah, New York, Philadelphia).