Returnships & Returner Programmes

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Returning to work after a career break can be a daunting experience, but our FDM Getting Back to Business Programme is specifically designed to help with your transition. We believe that you can then return with the skills needed to help you make a positive impact on client site from day one.

Our diverse community of FDMers includes a wide range of life experience, and we are proud to say that we are an inclusive employer with over 80 nationalities working together and a median gender pay gap of 0% for two years running, compared to a UK average of 18.1%.

On our Getting Back to Business Programme you will receive seven weeks of commercially relevant business and technical training to refresh your existing knowledge and develop new skills to help you to regain confidence before returning to the corporate world. Our people are our priority and we are passionate about placing our returners into suitable roles with one of our clients including Barclays, The Post Office, Save the Children and Virgin Media, to name a few. We provide full support and mentoring throughout your two years with us and beyond, as well as various networking opportunities – you’ll feel part of the FDM family from day one!

Deloitte return to work programme

UK-wide, 20-25 week returnship.

Want a career that’s fulfilling, but not so sure about working full time? At Deloitte, we believe in agile working and the importance of a career that aligns with personal life choices. Our Return to Work programme is about nurturing diverse talent, in a way that works best for you. So, having experienced your career break, you can re-start ready and inspired to make an impact that matters.

UBS Career Comeback

London based full time programme.

Been out of the workforce for two or more years and ready to come back? Already built a career in financial services (or in a transferable role) and want to take the next step on your career path?

UBS Career Comeback combines on-the-job experience with classroom learning, mentoring and coaching. To support you as you ramp up and return to the corporate world. C&ORC (Compliance and Operational Risk), Client Advisors/Relationship Managers, Information Technology, Investment Banking, Legal, Portfolio and Fund Management, Research & Analysis, Sales, Trading.

Vodafone ReConnect

UK wide, flexible start dates. Ongoing application process.

Reconnect is an opportunity for you to join one of the leading companies in the world at your own pace. You will have a real job with responsibilities from the start but with lots of support in the first six months, including flexible working options.