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​​​​​​​Early Careers

Where potential meets innovation

Our Early Career opportunities in the UK are split between Burgess Hill and Welwyn Garden City, and are designed to give those with little to no work experience the opportunity to work and begin your career journey. 

By entering our early careers programmes, we will enable and empower you to develop and learn about yourself, whilst adding real value to our global organisation. 

Whilst a part of a dynamic, diverse and inclusive organisation, your efforts will only enhance our overarching goal of “doing now what patients need next”.
The next step is yours!

Roche: Our purpose

We have had a presence in the UK since 1908, operating in 3 main business areas: 

Our pharmaceutical business focuses on the global research and development of medicines, through to local commercialisation and treatment of our patients.

⧫ Diagnostics : We have a leading role in providing a broad and cutting-edge portfolio of trests and technology to prevent, diagnose and manage diseases. 

 Diabetes Care : We provide diabetes management solutions and services to iprove the live of those with diabetes. 

Our Apprenticeship Programmes are for school leavers and or Degree students, who want to train in a subject area that will give them a qualification at the end of the programme.
If you are currently studying and want to gain a perspective on your future career prospects you can gain industry experience during the summer or on a placement year (Industrial Placement/Sandwich year/Gap year).
Graduates & PostDoc. Research Fellowships
Our Graduate & Postdoctoral opportunities are for those who have recently graduated from their degrees (Bachelors, Masters, PhD), and want to take their first steps into work or further research.
Registrar Clinical Fellowships
Not to be confused with Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, these programmes are for Specialist Trainee Doctors who are undergoing specialist training within the NHS.

What to expect at Roche

⧫ Mentor scheme - You’ll be given the opportunity to be mentored by Roche personnel - they can provide guidance on networking, your career or any matters important to you and your development


⧫ Buddy scheme - You will be provided with a buddy - someone from your function who can offer support on technical development
⧫ International early in career rogramme community - You'll have the opportunity to get in contact with students doing similar programmes across Roche locally and globally
⧫ Pre-induction activities - Prior to joining you’ll have the opportunity to meet your team, your manager and all of the current students that are on the programme you’re joining

Development opportunities:

⧫ Opportunity to work on challenging, business-critical projects
⧫ Shadow other functions & networking opportunities 
⧫ Support on deciding ‘What’s next’
⧫ Practicing and broadening your competencies: Reflection, Networking, Growth Mindset, and Agility

Career benefits: 

⧫ Gaining valuable work experience that will kick start your career journey
⧫ Flexible working arrangements such as working from home and flexible working hours
⧫ All of our Early Career opportunities are paid! - Competitive salary, eligibility for bonus and benefits
⧫ Early Career Extracurricular opportunities - All kinds of ‘societies’, on-site gym, wellbeing initiatives, volunteering, etc.
⧫ Ownership of projects/work - You’ll be doing meaningful work that can help Roche "do now what patients need next"

Find out how to apply here


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Roche Early Careers UK