Graduate schemes overview

Keeping our success story moving forward. In all kinds of new ways.

Our graduate schemes are designed to nurture our future leaders. If you’re up to the challenge, the opportunities are enormous. Many of our past graduates have gone on to make a big impact across the business – on Divisional Boards, our Senior Leadership Team and Branch Steering Groups. In fact, two of the Partnership’s current Board of Directors joined the business through our Graduate scheme.

All schemes include an element of core skills development, the purpose of which is to give all graduates experience across all areas of the Partnership, exposure to a variety of senior business leaders, opportunities to work with different individuals and the chance to develop a strong graduate community.

Beyond that, each scheme provides more specific experience, specialist or generalist, as well as technical training and support for any relevant professional qualifications.

A more comprehensive explanation of the Partnership’s graduate Core Development Programme, and how this will help you gain the skills required to be a success at the Partnership is available at our Core Development Programme page.

To apply for any of our schemes please visit Search Jobs and select ‘Graduate/Placements under job types.

If you’d like a thorough grounding within a pioneering retailer which will prepare you for life as a senior leader at the John Lewis Partnership – find out more about our Graduate Leadership scheme.

Or if you’d like to launch your career in an office environment that supports our extensive retail operation through technology, find out more about our Graduate Technology Scheme.

If you want to find out whether a scheme is right for you, please explore the Realistic Job Previews for each scheme or read our graduate blog.


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