Graduate Blogs
Mentoring Trainees – what I got from the experience
04 May 2017 | Posted by Christopher Gill

Lead Software Engineer Chris shares his experience of mentoring trainees in one of our development programmes!

Earn as you Learn – choosing a different path
07 February 2017 | Posted by Leah Fullerton

In this blog post, one of our EAYL students gives us the lowdown on the last three and a half years, experiences and opportunities.

Standing out from the crowd with the perfect CV
Putting together your first CV? Want to give yours that edge? Check out our new blog post for some expert tips.
25 September 2016 | Posted by Donna Russell

Putting together your first CV? Want to give it that winning edge? Check out our new blog post for some expert hints and tips.

My placement year in Kainos
Read what placement software engineer Justin had to say about his year in Kainos
05 September 2016 | Posted by Justin Graham

I had just started my first week of second year at University when I got the phone call – I could not have been happier! Kainos offering me a placement was something I had wanted for quite a while. Being inspired by the company had driven me to what I wanted in a career. The…

Mentoring the iOS developers of the future
Kelly, Graduate Software Engineer discusses working at Kainos for the first year of her career in IT.
25 August 2016 | Posted by Kelly Moore

“I think I’ve learnt more in one week of AppCamp than in a whole year of uni” – A quote from one of our AppCampers this year, and no, we didn’t make her say that! How I got here… After an amazing placement year with Kainos where I got many opportunities and gained much more experience…

My year in UX Design
Eilis describes her first year as a UX Designer in Kainos
02 August 2016 | Posted by Eilis van der Merwe

When I started to write this post about my year as a UX Designer within Kainos, my first initial thought was “how do I write this post without it being completely cheesy and cliché?”. The worry to be over the top lasted all of 5 minutes. So prepare for the cheese. When searching for a…

Training in Kainos: not just something we talk about!
06 May 2016 | Posted by Jane Askin

‘So what does your company offer in terms of training & development?’  It’s a question that gets asked time after time, interview after interview.  But is it a question we ask just because, well, we need to ask something? Personally, I don’t think so. In all of the years that I’ve worked in training and…