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Banking Investment / December 15, 2013

LONDON - 26 JAN 2016 - Goldman Sachs is today announcing the launch of an apprenticeship programme in London, in partnership with Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). From Autumn 2016, a class of apprentices will join the ‘Degree Apprenticeship Programme’, a flagship scheme launched by the UK government in March 2015.

The ‘Degree Apprenticeship Programme’ will allow participants to complete an apprenticeship within Goldman Sachs’ Technology Division, whilst studying for a degree at QMUL. After the four year programme, participants will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions, with the potential opportunity of a full time position with Goldman Sachs. The format of the programme offers students a path to higher education whilst also receiving a competitive salary.

Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Harriett Baldwin said: “A key part of the government’s long term plan is to ensure that our workforce has the skills it needs to succeed. That is why we’re committed to creating 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.”

“I know from personal experience the career opportunities that are available in financial services and that is why I am delighted that Goldman Sachs is launching a new degree-level apprenticeship programme today. This is an exciting scheme that will give young people the opportunity to forge careers in one of Britain’s most important industries.”

Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. While studying for the course, students will be able to specialise in Software Engineering and learn about new technologies and modern innovators, programming techniques and innovative software design. The placement within Goldman Sachs’ technology division will allow the students to apply these academic skills to ongoing real time software and engineering assignments.