Perfect PRODUCTS Perfect CAREERS
You’re an ambitious graduate looking for the perfect place to make the most of your talents and build a career. You’ve found it at M&S.
We strive for perfection in everything we do. You can find it in all of our stores and every aspect of our operations. You can see it in our exquisitely executed, expertly edited fashion collections; and taste it in our melt-in-the-mouth food ranges. You can feel it in every fibre of our fabrics and experience it through the warmth of our customer service. Perfection is what inspires us; and what our customers have come to expect. As a bright, talented graduate, we see no reason why you should settle for anything less. Which is why we’ve created perfect careers with you in mind.
We now welcome over 33 million customers through our doors and over 6.1 million people to our website every single week. And our continued growth has seen us develop new channels and expand into new markets. Meaning, for you, that we can offer virtually unlimited opportunities.
So whether you want to pursue a career in retail management or specialise in one of the many Head Office disciplines that make our business tick, the perfect role is waiting for you here at M&S.
Applications for our business placement and graduate programmes for 2016 are now closed. We will open for our 2017 intake later in the year.
Explore graduate opportunities
Retail Management - Graduate Programme
There’s management, and then there’s M&S Management. Millions of pounds worth of budget; hundreds and thousands of items and a multi-channel retail strategy.
Retail Management - Business Placement
If you’re looking for invaluable retail experience, real challenge and career-starting opportunities, M&S Retail Management has it all.
Human Resources - Business Placement
The problem with studying Human Resources is that most courses don’t involve enough humans. Theory and case studies can only take you so far. It’s direct experience with real people that creates real knowledge.
Human Resources - Graduate Programme
It’s not just about finding the right bright sparks to join us. It’s about making sure those sparks stay alight, stay keen and engaged.
Logistics and Supply Chain - Graduate Programme
If you’re adept at multi-tasking and ready for the challenge of your life, then M&S Logistics could deliver against your career aspirations and more. We’ve a mind-boggling amount of products, suppliers, stores and people to consider, but if you’ve got the head for it we’ve got the programme.
Marketing - Graduate Programme
If you’re keen to help drive one of the biggest brands in Britain, here’s the place to do it. You could spend eighteen months gaining invaluable experience across our entire marketing mix including: the customer insight unit, design studio, brand management, product presentation, relationship marketing, international marketing, digital marketing and campaigns, and events.
Property - Graduate Programme
Imagine looking after one of the biggest retail estates in the country – getting involved in everything from acquisition, planning and managing to fit outs, modernisations and maintenance. If you’re an ambitious graduate this could be the ultimate test of your capabilities.
M&S Digital - Business Placement
Online isn’t just leading our business; it’s leading the world. Now here’s your chance to help shape the online experience for one of Britain’s most-loved brands, transforming the retail experience for millions of people every day.
M&S Digital - Graduate Programme
M&S is a global multi-channel retailer at the forefront of using technology in new ways to enhance our customers' experience with our brand. Our first iPhone app received over 580,000 downloads in year one, and we have launched iPads and browse & order points into many of our high street stores. Combining bricks and clicks, we’ve not just moved with the times but ahead of them striving to offer customers a high quality, seamless experience across all our shopping channels that they won’t find anywhere else.
IT Business Analyst - Graduate Programme
Based within the Project Management team, you’ll learn more about the projects the IT Group are delivering to the business – from our website to our warehouses, and to the retail systems that are revolutionising the way our customers shop.
Software Engineering - Graduate Programme
It’s a far cry from fixing laptops. Multi-channel retailing and sparkly new technology (the sort that’s so good the customer barely notices it) is at the heart of our strategy. Saying yes to this IT programme is saying yes to sitting in the front seat of a leading business driving innovation.
Design - Graduate Programme
If you have a passion for fashion and creative vision, we could turn your ideas into reality.
Product Technology - Graduate Programme
Join one of our talented teams and step into a world of possibilities. You’ll work hand in hand with our Designers, Buyers and Merchandisers to help deliver the brilliant fashion and quality homewares that our customers love – ensuring our brand values remain seamless.
Buying - Graduate Programme
If you delight in hearing people say “Yes!” then we’d like to see you. Step into the biggest shopping market you can imagine, starting in the role of Graduate Trainee Assistant Buyer. Working alongside one of our buying teams such as Womenswear, you’ll help hunt down the best and trendiest new products and develop them ready to be sold in store.
Merchandising - Graduate Programme
If you’re thinking of a career with a retailer, you couldn’t think much bigger than M&S. We’re the largest and most trusted in the UK, with a massive range of merchandise to manage.
Food Technology - Business Placement
Imagine a whole year of having to create and (yes, let’s be honest here) eat delicious M&S food. You’ll work alongside our Food Technology experts, ensuring our products are of the highest quality and our supplier factories maintain the same standards too.
Food Technology - Graduate Programme
Day-to-day you’ll work closely alongside your buyer and product developer, to bring new products to life from their initial concept in the kitchen to full scale production at our factories and, finally, into our stores. From holding quality control panels, investigating customer complaints and attending new product trials at suppliers, no two days are the same.
Food Buyer - Graduate Programme
Get ready for the largest shopping list you’ve ever seen when you join our first-class team of foodie fanatics, scouring the land for all sorts of things, including the choicest cuts of meat, best breads and most decadent desserts.