Ready to
take the
first steps on
your journey?

If you’re ambitious and motivated our graduate programme will give you the chance to accelerate your career journey. WHSmith is growing and embracing change, and we recognise that our graduates play an important part in keeping us future-focused and relevant. Benefitting from a structured programme you’ll get a chance to work with some of the brightest minds and biggest players at WHSmith.

"My first few months within the Business Development team have been exciting and challenging in equal measure"

Peter Travis, Business Development Graduate

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  • technology
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  • books
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  • Exciting opportunities across a number of Support Centre departments including Commercial, International and Business Development.

  • A structured 24 month programme which will build on your existing knowledge in addition to developing technical, behavioural and leadership skills.

  • Opportunities to rotate within your business unit to experience different roles within WHSmith.

  • Online, face to face and on-the-job learning.

  • One-to-ones and group sessions with the Executive team at WHSmith so you can begin to raise your profile from your first day.

Meet Katie

Meet Katie and hear her story so far from starting as a Graduate to becoming Trading Finance Controller.

Liz sat in Head Office

I was just fresh out of university and I wasn’t sure what to do and I sat down with my dad and we said, WHSmith. Really well known brand. Everybody loves it and it’d be great for your career!

Liz / WHSmith Travel, Brand Manager, Travel, London
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There's always something different going on everyone supports everyone no matter how busy they are. They'll always make time for you and you can grow.

Katie / whsmith, Trading Financial Controller, Swindon
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