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Jasmine's Story

Get the inside story on what it’s like to be an MI5 graduate on one of our four schemes.

(Note, for security reasons, these videos feature actors.)

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Find out what Jasmine thinks about the Intelligence and Data Analyst Programme (IDADP).

Listen to Nick chatting about what the Business Enabler Entry Scheme (BEES) involves.

Watch Lily’s take on the Technology Graduate Development Programme (TGDP).

Let Alexis tell you about the Intelligence Officer Development Programme (IODP).

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What We Have to Offer

A career at MI5 is like no other. Not only is it rewarding and unique but the variety here is like nowhere else. Talented individuals from a range of backgrounds join our graduate development programmes. What other jobs put you at the cutting edge of news events, help stop terror attacks on the street of our cities, protect our secrets and prevent cyber-attacks? Our programmes develop your skills in a supportive and collaborative environment, putting you at the heart of MI5’s investigations. Whichever programme you choose, you will be directly contributing to keeping the country safe.

STARTING SALARY

£30,000+

MI5 offers a very competitive starting salary for graduates starting from £30,000 with a guaranteed increase after one year. Along with an attractive pension scheme, and an interest-free season ticket loan, we offer many more excellent benefits.

WORK LIFE BALANCE

Flexible

A common misconception is that there is no work-life balance at MI5. However due to the nature of our work you can’t take it home with you, so when you leave the office you really do leave your work behind you.

FUTURE

Career Growth

We’ll make sure you have all the training you need and the opportunity for continuous development throughout your career. You’ll have access to a wide variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES

Intelligence and Data Analyst Development Programme (I&DADP)

Our Intelligence and Data Analysts use advanced data analytical techniques that place them at the heart of MI5's investigations.

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Intelligence Officer Development Programme (IODP)

As the country faces increased threats to national security, a role as an Intelligence Officer gives you the opportunity to have a tangible impact on the security of the UK.

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Technology Graduate Development Programme (TGDP)

Our Technology Graduate Development Programme offers an exciting opportunity to work in a unique and stimulating environment, where technology plays a crucial and increasingly frontline role.

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Business Enablers Entry Scheme(BEES)

Our Business Enablers help keep the country safe by providing the vital services that MI5 needs to operate.

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Find out about MI5 graduate careers

A lot of people have heard of MI5. But few know what we do. Download our brochure to learn more about our interesting, rewarding and exciting graduate careers.

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