Graduate Future Leaders Programme

Become a Future Leader at GSK and help change the face of healthcare. 


Our Future Leaders Programme offers graduates the opportunity through structured development with challenging experiences to gain the right capabilities to become a future leader in our growing global business. Firstly you join one of our functions – you pick which one best suits your skills and aspirations – and have multiple rotations within that function.  In this time, you’ll learn about our exciting business and contribute to significant work objectives.   Whilst on the programme we’ll help you make a choice, listening to your preferences and looking at your performance; You can continue on your path to deepen your expertise in your chosen area, or gain greater breadth of experience, potentially across different international geographies and functions; ultimately inspiring and leading others.  Both are essential to our future business growth


These two development paths ensure graduates that join our Future Leaders Programme will have a robust development and a stronger future, whatever path they choose.


To apply, you must be on track for a 2.1 degree or have achieved this already. Our recruitment process takes place annually from September onwards. We encourage you to apply as early as possible.

Explore our Future Leaders Programmes

Future Leaders Programme Communications

Are you a strong writer, creative thinker, with good project management and people skills? Find out more about graduate communications careers.

Future Leaders Programme Engineering

Want a career that’s all about taking newly developed products into full-scale manufacture? Read more about graduate engineering and manufacturing careers here.

Future Leaders Programme Environmental Health & Safety

Are you interested in playing your part in helping to protect and enhance people’s health and well being and also protecting the planet. By joining our team of Environment Health and Safety (EHS) professionals there is an opportunity to do just that within GSK.

Future Leaders Programme Finance

Looking for a grounding in financial management and experience of different global businesses? Discover more about graduate finance careers here.

Future Leaders Programme Health Outcomes

Are you interested in developing your analytical and collaborative skills? Take a look at our Health Outcomes programme where the economic and humanistic impact of medical treatments evaluated.

Future Leaders Programme Human Resources

Do you want broad human resources (HR) experience in a global business with over 99,000 people? Explore our graduate HR programme.

Future Leaders Programme IT

Could you use your information technology (IT) skills to deliver life-enhancing healthcare? Learn more about our graduate IT programme.

Future Leaders Programme Management

Do you want to make a name for yourself and gain great training, progression and rewards? Our brand new Future Leaders Management Programme could be the answer.

Future Leaders Programme Procurement

Are you interested in procurement, project management and supplier negotiation? Read about our UK graduate roles in procurement.

Future Leaders Programme Product Development (R&D)

Do you want to join a science-led global business and develop medicines to help people do more, feel better and live longer?

Future Leaders Programme Regulatory Affairs (R&D)

Do you have a passion for science and at the same time want to develop your skills outside of the lab environment? Do you want to play a key role in getting medicines to patients across the world? If yes, then you should consider a career in Regulatory Affairs within our world-leading Pharmaceutical R&D organisation.

Future Leaders Programme Sales and Marketing

Could you take 1,200 branded products to 150 markets worldwide? Learn how graduates can apply for our UK sales and marketing roles.

Future Leaders Programme Science

Do you want to help deliver four billion packs of medicine and healthcare products every year? Find out how graduates can apply to our UK science programme.

Future Leaders Programme Supply Chain

Do you want to gain awareness and understanding of the multiple functions and steps involved in an end to end supply chain?

Graduate marketing internship (12 months paid)

Interested in diving into a marketing intership working with major global brands? Take a look at our 12 month (paid) opportunity.

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