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About us.

Hey, we’re The Very Group. Home of Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, and a team of 3,500 super-talented people.

We’ve been reinventing shopping experiences for over a century. Technology has played a huge part in that, helping us transition from catalogues’ to pureplay online retail, but we’re not the finished article.

As the UK's largest integrated retail and financial services provider, we have a pretty unique position across three huge industries (retail, technology and credit) and our ambition is bold, to build the number one shopping destination for shoppers who value credit anywhere online. But we believe with our passion and track record for reinvention, we can improve how the world pays and shops for the things they love. Think you can help us? Read on...


About the team.

Spend your placement year as part of our Information Security team and you’ll join a team that is shaping the future of digital security. The team deals with some of the most important tech issues facing our business today and it ensures our business operates securely in the digital world. You’ll put your learning into action in the fast-paced world of retail. And you’ll develop your skills every day, gain valuable insight into our business, culture and tech team and help deliver some live and interesting projects.
All the time we’ll keep you on your toes with different challenges and experiences to help you kick start your career.

About the role.


  • You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you. If it is - and you perform well - you could be back in our team after you graduate.
  • Build your technical knowledge and experience to be an effective technical cyber security expert

About you.


You should be an undergraduate currently studying for a degree, we are open to students from all backgrounds, but a STEM course would be an advantage, you will have a keen interest in technology and business issues. Students who succeed within cyber security are passionate about continually adapting their skills and knowledge to find solutions, so you must be curious. We are looking for someone who is keen to develop and learn new skills. Most importantly, you’ll have an appetite to learn about cyber and information security and how we can best support our clients. Above all, you’ll need to be brave, strong minded and a confident communicator and team player who isn’t afraid of hard work and can juggle different priorities in a fast-paced role.

How to apply

To join us on our 2020 intern programme, you’ll need to apply through our careers site with your cv and answer some questions. We will then be in touch in the next 2 weeks and if successful invited to our brilliant intern experience assessment day.

If you have any questions then please email Lyndsay.geraghty@theyverygroup.com

If you want to find out more about us, just visit https://theverygroup.jobs/early-careers-1

Please note the dates for the placement are starting July 2020

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

If you’re a current employee of The Very Group, please apply via Talent Online as an internal applicant.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status..

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