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Our 2023 graduate vacancies will open in September, 2022.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, 30th October.

You'll ideally have a minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant degree discipline, along with related work or project experience. The exception to this is our Finance Programme, where applicants must have a degree of 2:1 or above. You will have previous experience of working in a team environment and will be used to setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges.

The start date is early September 2023.

You need to wait 6 months from the date of your original application before reapplying.

SSE welcomes applications from all nationalities. Please note that any successful candidate must be able to evidence a valid right to work prior to commencement of employment. If sponsorship is required, we may be able to provide support. Sponsoring international candidates is a complex process involving numerous procedures which must be followed precisely in order to comply with immigration legislation. We look at requests on a case by case basis. Please note the overall decision on visa applications sit with UKVI and not SSE.

It's important to us that all candidates have a positive experience of the graduate recruitment procress. Please contact if you need any adjustments made. This will not affect your application and we'll do everything we can to support you in the recruitment process.

We welcome applications from all graduates who meet the minimum entry requirement.

We ask that you research carefully all of the available opportunities and choose the one which most closely fits your, qualifications, skills and experience. Commitment to the business area you apply for is important.

We have a four stage application process that involves an online application, online tests and interview and then a final assessment. You can find out more about our assessment process