Vacation Programmes: What is Technology?

Technology is a real area of focus for our business – as it is for clients. Take cyber security — one of the world’s biggest threats. Working with everyone from governments to blue chip clients, we’re at the forefront of developing game-changing technology that’s set to counter this ever-increasing security risk. Supporting clients through advisory, creating learning technologies to technical delivery and implementation, our vacation trainees will learn how to help develop forward-thinking solutions to interesting and important issues — from online banking and new financial technologies to large scale infrastructure changes.

Untapped potential

As one of the fastest-growing business areas within KPMG, Technology offers plenty of scope for undergraduates looking to develop a career in technology. Here, you’ll be helping to shape our offer for the future and setting the scene for why technology is an increasingly critical part of any business.

Whether you already have technical experience or just the desire to learn more about this field, you’ll definitely need a passion for technology and the untapped potential it holds for ambitious businesses.

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To learn more about your role and our current options in Technology, explore our programmes below.

Technology Consulting

Technology underpins many of the most influential organisations in the world. Some might even say that technology is the lifeblood of most organisations. It enables the biggest business decisions and connects people around the globe. The opportunities that technology brings are matched only by its potential threats.

People who excel within Technology Consulting are passionate about continually adapting their skills and knowledge to find solutions that meet our clients' needs. 

KPMG’s Technology Consulting practice provide independent, jargon-free advice and technical expertise to help our clients realise the potential of their technology, manage their technology risks, and enable them to make the best use of their data.

The programme lasts four weeks. Throughout the programme, you‘ll have the opportunity to meet a broad range of KPMG professionals, contribute to challenging and high profile assignments and gain first-hand experience in how we work with our clients to understand and respond to their business needs.

At a glance

Business area Technology Consulting
Programme length Four weeks
Location Nationwide
Entry requirements Yes

Training and development

We want you to be able to get the most from your time with us, so this programme is a great opportunity to learn new skills, enhance your CV, learn about the world of work and, importantly, get your foot in the door of one of the leading professional services firms. 

If you then decide to join us after you graduate, you’ll have every opportunity to fulfil your potential. As well as having our support to gain professional qualifications, you’ll also have access to The Academy which offers outstanding levels of training and development for everyone who wants to excel at what they do.

Technology Delivery

Technology underpins many of the most influential organisations in the world. It enables the biggest business decisions and connects people around the globe. 

TechSolutions is a new supply-side business area in KPMG that will design, build and operate technology enabled solutions for clients to help them transform their businesses.  Our vision for TechSolutions is to deliver and support innovative, flexible technology-enabled solutions which solve our clients’ complex business problems, excite our people and deliver significant incremental value to the firm. 

The programme is four weeks in length. Throughout this time, you will have the opportunity to meet a broad range of KPMG professionals, contribute to challenging and high profile assignments and gain first-hand experience in how we work with our clients to understand and respond to their business needs. 

At a glance

Business area Technology Delivery
Programme length Four weeks
Location Nationwide
Entry requirements Yes

Training and development

We want you to be able to get the most from your time with us, so this programme is a great opportunity to learn new skills, enhance your CV, learn about the world of work and, importantly, get your foot in the door of one of the leading professional services firms. 

If you then decide to join us after you graduate, you’ll have every opportunity to fulfil your potential. As well as having our support to gain professional qualifications, you’ll also have access to The Academy which offers outstanding levels of training and development for everyone who wants to excel at what they do. 

Tax Global Mobility Services Technology

Advancements in technology are rapidly changing the way companies do business globally; and how employers are interacting with their employees.

We help organisations manage their global workforce and use technology to provide tax and advisory services to companies and individuals. 

Our mobile and web applications enable companies to manage and stay in touch with their employees around the world. You will work as part of a team to implement this technology for our clients. You will gather client requirements and translate these into working solutions. You will also help to test and support the software.

At a glance

Business area Tax - Global Mobiltiy Services (GMS) Technology
Programme Length Four weeks
Location Nationwide
Entry requirements Yes

Training and development

We want you to be able to get the most from your time with us, so this programme is a great opportunity to learn new skills, enhance your CV, learn about the world of work and, importantly, get your foot in the door of one of the leading professional services firms. 

If you then decide to join us after you graduate, you’ll have every opportunity to fulfil your potential. As well as having our support to gain professional qualifications, you’ll also have access to The Academy which offers outstanding levels of training and development for everyone who wants to excel at what they do. 


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