START-TECH Graduate Program

About the program 

The START-TECH program is a one - year program in Spain (Madrid & Barcelona) designed for recent graduates. The purpose is accelerating your professional development and enabling you to be key contributors to improve patients' lives.

Are you interested in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and at an early stage of your career?

This is your opportunity
Come and join us if you want to start your career at a company that values new ideas and ways of working. We will give you the opportunity to grow and develop your skills to continue to grow both personally and professionally. You will have access to the latest technologies and have the support of our mentors to guarantee a great learning experience.

By joining this program you will be able to apply to the position that matches both your interests and skills. 
Explore our current roles and apply:

Who are you?

As an ideal candidate you are: 
  • Looking for their first professional experience and graduated from your last degree no more than 3 years ago. 
  • Proficient in English.
  • Work permit to work in Spain.
  • A team player, who listens to their colleagues but is not afraid to share your own ideas. 
  • A proactive person and comfortable with speaking up constructively.
  • Comfort with uncertainty.
  • Looking for a purpose where your work will have a real impact in patient lives. Your work is meaningful to you.
  • Not afraid to fail and learn.

What will you get out of the program?

  • Build an extensive network within Roche and upskill yourself for future roles.
  • Great work environment designed to foster participants' learning experience.
  • Work in a flexible scheme. 
  • Part of a global team and building connections around the world. 
  • Access to training and development opportunities. 
  • Getting to know more people that share your passions and interests with a community of interns. 
  • Hands-on experience within our agile teams, contribute to major technical achievements and benefit from a dedicated mentorship. 
  • Contrato de Pr├ícticas: Targeted to early graduates looking for a professional internship.
  • Competitive salary package and benefits with flexible work scheme. 

Our Recruitment Process:

The process has different steps and it usually takes around 2 months to complete before you receive an offer. All of our connections are done through our application system so please be aware of any communication to your email. 

  • CV Application
  • Assessment or Interview 
  • Offer extension 

Explore our locations

Madrid Informatics 


One of our key Technological Hubs worldwide for Roche. 

This Technology Hub has over 500 employees, mostly engineers dedicated to various branches of technology such as cybersecurity, AI/GenAI/MLOps, automation, observability, reliability, cloud, data & analytics, etc. 

It is a multicultural environment with more than 20 nationalities, and English is the official language as it is part of a global network of technological nodes that provide services to the company and work in collaboration with each other, such as Switzerland, Kuala Lumpur, Canada, or Poland. 

Program details:
  • Duration: 12 months fixed term graduate internship contract 
  • Recruitment cycles: April & October 
  • Onboarding: July & January 

Barcelona Software Hub 


One of our key innovation and development centers globally. 
Multidisciplinary teams composed of people from over 20 nationalities, integrated into the Group's global R&D networks, work on the development of:


  1. Automation software for new platforms 
  2. Information systems for management and functionality of all types of work volumes in clinical laboratories, to gain efficiency, quality and patient safety. 
  3. Integration systems, digital developments, global infrastructure for information systems and new technology products. 

Program details:
  • Duration: 12 months fixed term graduate internship contract 
  • Recruitment cycles: May & October 
  • Onboarding: September & January 
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Open positions in Madrid
Our next recruitment cycle will start in October 2024
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