CPP Web Portal

The CPP web portal allows students to register their CVs and for CPP member companies to browse these and advertise opportunities relevant to students.

Recruit Our Students

If your company wants to hire our students, contact Victoria Nicholl by email or by calling +44 (0)20 7594 8278

Our Corporate Partnership Programme (CPP) is designed to facilitate recruitment and other interactions between companies and students (including Industrial Placements, technical talks and prizes).

The CPP provides DoC students with the opportunity to benefit from our enhanced relationship with partner organisations by assisting students with their employment searches. In addition, any funds raised through the CPP will be used primarily for academic sponsorship to benefit students.

Alongside the programme, we run the Applications of Computing in Industry lecture series. This timetabled series of talks is given by our Corporate Partners and is designed to inform our students about how Computer Science is applied to meet business challenges.

Current benefactors
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amazon Amazon’s mission is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. Amazon’s evolution from website to e-commerce and publishing partner to development platform is driven by the pioneering spirit that is part of the company’s DNA. The world’s brightest technology minds come to Amazon to research and develop new technologies that improve the lives of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world. Because that's what being Earth's most customer-centric company is all about, and it's still Day 1 at Amazon. More than 230,000 employees worldwide keep the wheels turning at Amazon, with corporate offices, fulfilment centers and development centres across the globe. Amazon is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates and interns across our roles in Technology.
arm  ARM is the world’s leading semiconductor IP company. We develop and license technology that is at the heart of many of the digital electronics devices sold each year, from smartphones and tablets to sensors and servers. Our hardware and software is intrinsic to the development of technology in billions of products which improve the lives of more than 80% of the world’s population. We have opportunities for students at all levels of academic experience from summer or 6-12 month internships to graduate/PhD level roles. You’ll play your part in shaping the extraordinary whilst working alongside industry experts. Find out more about our current vacancies here.
BlackRock BlackRock was founded 25 years ago by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to start a very different company. One that combined the best of a financial leader and a technology pioneer. And one that focused many diverse views on a singular purpose: making a difference in the lives of the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust us with their money-and their futures-every day. Aladdin is central to our technology strategy and it unifies BlackRock by providing everyone with a common language and a central point of reference for our investment activities globally. The Aladdin Product group utilizes sophisticated web services, Java applications and C++ servers, tied together by a real-time messaging system and connected to a large and sophisticated database.
citadel  Citadel is a worldwide leader in finance that uses next-generation technology and alpha-driven strategies to transform the global economy. We tackle some of the toughest problems in the industry by pushing ourselves to be the best again and again. It's demanding work for the brightest minds, but we wouldn't have it any other way. Here, great ideas come from everyone.
Formicary Established in 2000 with offices in Europe, North America and Australia, Formicary is an information technology company that focuses on providing first class solutions for the financial services industry. We currently provide softwares and specialist services to many of the world's largest investment banks.
G-RESEARCH G-RESEARCH, a Financial Research Company based in central London, produces automated trading platforms for use in real-time algorithmic trading. Our sophisticated modelling platform systematically leverages investment research. Using this, combined with our software and IT systems, we evaluate, forecast and simulate investment ideas; systematically test for and control risk in investment portfolios, and maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products. Our trading software and services are used globally around the clock.
Google At Google, you have the opportunity to do impactful and challenging work no matter where you are. Our engineers work on exciting, cutting-edge computer science problems. We are also looking for the brightest minds in media, sales, marketing, finance and product management to help us change the world. We hire at all levels of academic experience for opportunities throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa including Dublin, London, Tel Aviv, Wroclaw and Zurich.
Microsoft No matter what your passion is, you'll find it here.  Imagine the opportunities you'll have in a company with 100,000 employees in more than 100 countries, working on hundreds of products-spanning games, phones, developer tools, business solutions and operating systems.  We work hard, but we value work/life balance, and each of us defines what that means to us.  So why not explore what we do, where we do it, and what life is really like at Microsoft.  You just might be surprised.
Morgan Stanley At Morgan Stanley, Technology works as a strategic partner with our business units and with the world's leading technology companies, to redefine how we do business in financial markets that are increasingly global, complex, and dynamic. Our technologists sit side by side with our traders, bankers, and investment management professionals, to explore how advanced technology can help us set new standards for excellence in the financial world. Join a company where you have a chance to make a rapid impact as a technologist. We offer a 6 month Industrial Placement Programme, a 10 week Summer Internship Programme and a Full-time Analyst Programme.
Ocado Ocado, the pioneering, award winning online retailer, is revolutionising the way people shop for groceries. With one of the largest automated warehouses in the world, leading edge inventory management and routing systems, innovative smartphone apps and a critically acclaimed web shop, our unique business model has enabled us to grow into a publicly listed company with a £600 million turnover in less than 10 years. Almost all of the software that runs our business is developed by Ocado Technology, Ocado's IT division, and we are continuously looking to hire more top flight computer scientists - and graduates in related disciplines - to build our next generation of software systems. From the combinatorial optimisation algorithms that fine tune our daily delivery routes to the machine learning techniques that drive our consumer demand forecasting, to our embedded control systems, and designing the user interface experiences that form the public face of our company to our customers, we will offer you new challenges each and every day that will require you to apply all of your education and creativity to solve.
Remora Remora is a fast growing cyber security consultancy. We are trusted advisors to CEOs and directors who are not comfortable being sitting ducks as their companies are targeted by ever more potent and sophisticated waves of cyber attacks. Our clients—given their level of exposure—are not thrilled about paying for protection they don’t understand and that usually doesn’t work. We show them how to set the agenda with their IT people, what they really need to worry about, what they should be spending, and how to know if it’s working. When our phone rings, it’s usually because someone is in serious trouble.
Details of companies in our corporate partnership programme
Details of companies in our corporate partnership programme

Current members
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Amadeus Amadeus Services Limited is a global market leading IT company that develops innovative technology solutions for the world's leading travel service providers. Our mindset and our business are truly global. We thrive by sharing information across borders and across businesses in working environments that foster open, fluid communication. We are looking for talented graduates to join us as Software Engineers and Functional Analysts with knowledge of C/C++, Java, NT, UML, Oracle, Assembler, TPF, TCP/IP and/or MQ Series.
Bloomberg Bloomberg, the premier financial technology firm, offers exciting opportunities for highly motivated software developers to build and enhance its state of the art line of products. You will join a team and gain responsibility for the full lifecycle of a portion of our product, making a tangible contribution to the design, implementation and testing of software. We recruit throughout the year for interns and full-time software developers.
 casewise For more than 25 years, Casewise has helped organizations around the world re-engineer operations, refine enterprise architecture, drive business transformation and achieve long-term objectives. We've worked with more than 3,000 blue-chip corporations and government bodies. We partner with many of the leading global management consulting and strategy firms, incorporating our proprietary business transformation technology and methodologies into their services.Our strategic consultants, business process specialists, enterprise architects, and dedicated trainers work with clients to help their businesses run better. They ensure that every element - people, processes, technology, applications - works in perfect alignment to deliver optimal business results. From strategy to design and delivery, our dedicated and creative teams use a proven, consistent methodology to drive meaningful and lasting business transformation.
 cisco The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.
Credit Suisse Credit Suisse is a global financial services company providing a broad range of advisory services, solutions and products in Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking. Credit Suisse is active in more than 50 countries and employs over 46,000 people. We offer entry-level hiring programs in a variety of business areas. Our programs give you the chance to make a difference from day one, and provide world-class training and support to help you to develop into a future business leader. And throughout your career with us, you will benefit from cross-business and international mobility opportunities. We look for people with a wide range of experiences, interests and degrees who will add fresh perspectives to our business. A career with us means that you can help shape our future.
Facebook At Facebook our development cycle is extremely fast, and we've built tools to keep it that way. It's common to write code and have it running on the live site a few days later. This comes as a pleasant surprise to engineers who have worked at other companies where code takes months or years to see the light of day. You can help build the next-generation systems behind Facebook's products, create web applications that reach millions of people, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that's working to help people connect with each other around the globe. Join us!
Flextrade Founded in 1996, Flextrade UK Ltd is the global leader in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms and execution systems for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. We are always looking for the brightest engineers and recruit all year-round. We have a casual dress code, free food on Fridays, plenty of benefits and most importantly a lot of flexibility about how you work. Our developers have lots of freedom to build the tools and techniques required to make the best software possible. If you have good ideas, this is the place where you can get stuck in and put them in action.
GSA Capital GSA Capital is a multi-award winning quantitative investment firm. We apply a systematic approach to investing on liquid markets for equity, futures and foreign exchange globally. We have built an exemplary track record stretching for more than a decade of producing superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients, who include some of the world's largest institutional investors. Our organisation is research-led with a heavy emphasis on scientific rigour. All trading decisions are automated with individual trades generated and executed systematically by computer algorithms conceived, carefully developed and rigorously tested by our team of researchers and software engineers. We operate a meritocracy: people are rewarded based on merit and excellence, not necessarily on experience. We seek to avoid the bureaucracy of larger organisations and keep our management structures flat so decisions can be made efficiently and changes implemented quickly. People working at GSA enjoy a culture of trust and innovation.
IBM IBM is the world leader in IT services and consultancy. Across industries including business, finance, health, retail, sport, media and entertainment, it's likely that an IBM system or solution is helping to provide the service. We offer a Graduate Scheme, Industrial Trainee Placement Scheme and Extreme Blue Summer Internship programme. Applications are now being accepted on our recruitment website for Graduate Software Development roles and Graduate Information Developer roles, as well as our 12-week Extreme Blue Summer internships. We will be in touch with all students who register interest with us through the website.
Imagination Technologies Imagination Technologies is a global leader in multimedia and communication silicon technologies. We create and license market-leading processor cores for graphics, video, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP and multi-standard communications applications. Target markets include mobile phone, handheld multimedia, home consumer entertainment, mobile and low-power computing, and in-car electronics. Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide.
Improbable Improbable are a London-based technology company who want to enable new experiences by unlocking the power of distributed, real-time, persistent simulations. We want this to totally change gaming, as well as open new opportunities in diverse industries such as defence, finance, health, and city simulation. We are privately funded by a carefully selected group of experienced entrepreneurs and investors with roots in some of the biggest technology success stories of the last decade. In just two years, we have grown to over fifty-five people, and we continue to expand aggressively as we prepare for a pivotal, ambitious year ahead that will see us emerge from stealth mode.
 IL The Information Lab has a simple mission: to help people make sense of data. We believe that companies which use data well will have better futures than those that don’t and have been helping clients such as Facebook, Unilever, Easyjet and UBS do so by specialising in the leading products for data visualisation and data integration ‐Tableau and Alteryx ‐ since 2011. To satisfy increasing demand from our clients and a skills shortage in this area, we are hiring a number of Consulting Analysts to undertake a 2 year training contract with The Information Lab which will include extensive training at our recently opened Data School, followed by the opportunity to work on exciting engagements with our Blue chip client base. We have brought together an exceptional team of coaches within the school ‐ this includes 2 of the first 7 people to be selected as Tableau Zen Masters, the current holder of the Alteryx Grand Prix (one of only five Alteryx ACEs globally) trophy and many others ‐ to give you some of the best training available in these two fast growing technologies and have also prepared a broad curriculum which will ensure you learn best practice techniques for storing, managing and presenting data alongside other consultancy skills before applying this with our clients.
King King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games. We have more than 195 fun titles in over 200 countries. Our hits include Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. We have 356 million average monthly unique users, as of fourth quarter 2014, across web and mobile platforms. At King, we design casual games with a broad appeal, which are easy to learn and challenging to master, allowing people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesize entertainment.
Maxeler Maxeler is pioneering a multidisciplinary approach to High Performance Computing using dataflow technology. We develop dataflow supercomputers that typically deliver orders-of-magnitude improvements in terms of performance and energy efficiency compared to conventional servers. Our technology is applied to range of domains, including computational finance, oil and gas exploration, scientific computing and engineering, and networking. At Maxeler, you will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary group of computer scientists, electrical engineers, mathematicians and physicists. Working together, teams of engineers tackle exciting and challenging projects that combine hardware and software expertise, analysis, algorithm design and architecture with implementation in C/C++, Java or a host of other languages. Maxeler’s headquarters and main R&D facilities are located in London, with further offices in the United States. Find out more about careers at Maxeler here.
McLaren McLaren Applied Technologies is an innovative company that delivers breakthroughs in performance through the application of advanced technology and design. Our business is built on the foundations of McLaren's skills in design, technology, data management, predictive analytics and simulation. We work with pioneers and visionaries who share our ambition to win. The output is high-performance design of products and processes across a range of industries from health and wellness, motorsport and transport and extends to consumer brands.
Netcraft Netcraft is an Internet services company based in Bath which provides Internet data mining, defences against fraud and phishing, web application security testing, and automated penetration testing. Clients include many of the world's leading Internet infrastructure and financial companies, and in particular, Netcraft' anti-phishing services are very widely licensed, ultimately protecting hundreds of millions of people.
NewVoiceMedia NewVoiceMedia is a leading provider of true cloud contact centre and voice solutions, enabling businesses of all sizes to deliver a personal and unique customer experience, quickly and securely. Customer service is the lifeblood of any organisation and NewVoiceMedia's ContactWorld for Sales & Marketing and ContactWorld for Service make every customer interaction a great experience. Service availability and security are critical attributes of the cloud. NewVoiceMedia guarantees 99.999% service availability, and transparently backs that up with a Trust Site, which offers real-time data on how its services are performing. Established more than 10 years and now serving over 8,000 agents, NewVoiceMedia has 200+ customers in 30 countries with over 300 call centres on 5 continents covering most industry sectors.
Next Jump Next Jump are a world leading web development company, providing corporate reward sites for most of the largest and most prestigious organisations in the FTSE100 including BT, HSBC, RBS, GSK and many more. We are looking for technology rockstars who are driven and enthusiastic and have a passion for cutting edge technology. Based in London, you'll be joining a fast-paced and rapidly-growing company that aims to make itself the best place to work in the world and therefore offer great perks such as free healthy breakfast, snacks and dinner every day, at least two trips a year to the head office in New York, private healthcare, gym membership, free laundry service etc.
Overleaf OverleafOverleaf is a collaborative writing and publishing system that makes the whole process of producing academic papers much quicker for both authors and publishers. Developed by the writeLaTeX team and now with over 170,000 users worldwide, it aims to make science and research faster, more open and more transparent by bringing the whole scientific process into one place, from idea to writing to review to publication. Find out more and give Overleaf a try today.
OxFORD Asset Management OxFORD Asset Management is an investment management company with a quantitative focus, based in Oxford, England. We invest and trade world-wide, 24 hours a day. Most of our trading is done automatically by our proprietary algorithms and software. Our team of mathematicians, scientists and engineers work with the latest technologies to develop these algorithms and tools to navigate a wide range of markets. Our team of 70 includes researchers, who identify opportunities and build our quantitative models and strategies, software engineers, who design the software that drives our investment strategies, and IT infrastructure specialists, who design and support our infrastructure. We tackle real-world problems with an open mind, and believe that the best ideas can come from anywhere. We place a great deal of value on clear thinking that leads to elegant solutions. We encourage a culture of innovation and craftsmanship, and embrace a philosophy of continual improvement. With release cycles measured in hours, you get immediate feedback on your work.
Palantir Palantir is inspired by a simple idea: that with good technology and enough data, intelligent people can find new solutions to hard problems and change the world for the better. For organizations addressing many of today's most critical challenges, the necessary information is already out there, waiting to be understood. We build technology that allows people to make sense of their data, equipping them with the intelligence they need for their missions to succeed. Palantir's current customers are a mix of government agencies, financial institutions and non-profits. Collectively, their impact on the world is so large it's difficult to measure, and we're proud that our work contributes to that impact. We change the world for the better by writing software that reveals intelligence hidden within hairy, complex systems - but the software is merely the means to our end of solving the world's biggest problems.
Pivotal As a recognized leader in highly disciplined agile software development practices, Pivotal Labs has been building high reliability software for over 20 years. We build consumer and enterprise web and mobile applications for global clients, and have a growing practice building applications for the iOS and Android platforms. We also developed Pivotal Tracker, the project management and collaboration tool used by thousands of software developers worldwide.   
 
Cloud Foundry is co-developed with Pivotal Labs. We are opinionated about how software should be built. Engineers pair program, all-day every-day, because we know it delivers remarkable results. We work in small teams in a large open team room. We believe in working at a sustainable pace – you’ll typically work hard for 8 hours each day, but then you’re off work to relax, recharge, and refocus.
PDT Partners PDT Partners was founded by Peter Muller in 1993 as a proprietary quantitative trading group within Morgan Stanley. PDT Partners became an independent investment manager in 2013, with offices in New York and London. We have a long and successful history with significant assets under management. Technology is in our DNA. Using state-of-the-art technology built in-house by our deep bench of talented developers, we develop and deploy quantitative, model-driven trading strategies to trade liquid assets globally. We value depth and expertise, intellectual curiosity, constant innovation and an exciting and enjoyable workplace. We're different from your typical finance company: We're not a huge organization but rather a nimble, tight-knit, growing group of scientists, business professionals, mathematicians and engineers. We are a passionate community of tech geeks, science fiction fans, LOTR aficionados, musicians, athletes and foodies!
Shell Our IT specialists are fundamental to the success of Shell. They help to build, implement and support IT solutions to a range of highly complex business functions, from Finance through to Engineering, in more than 90 countries. That is why we have one of the largest IT teams in the world. Our Business Analysts, Project Managers, IT Architects and Data Managers help to develop ground breaking projects that add value to Shell, working alongside some of the leading names in the industry, such as Microsoft, SAP and IBM. That is why it is important that candidates have commercial acumen as well as proven technology skills. In an IT career at Shell you will be offered technical, commercial and leadership training geared towards helping you become an accomplished Shell professional."
The Hut Group The Hut Group is a multi-website technology company that is reimaging online retail. A two-time Sunday Times profit track winner, we are a nimble giant with a start-up mentality. Built on a foundation of industry-leading technology, a world-class team and an intelligent approach to business, the Hut Group is fast becoming the world’s most important online retail organisation. We are building the world’s best online retail technology platform & operate 60 high-profit health and beauty websites at global scale, serving 500 million visitors in over 190 countries worldwide. We’re passionate about the power of big data and analytics, our technology provides scientific rigor to online retail, enabling us to make confidently make smart business decisions. We are the epitome of real-time retail, our websites can adjust strategy based on the here-and-now to maximise profit and ensure our customers get the best experience, even during times of intense traffic. Fuelled by an obsession with business models and the power of big data, THG’s young team of smart risk takers live by a “why not” philosophy, underpinned by a scientific rigor and technological excellence that has enabled them to successfully pioneer a new online retail landscape. We are looking for outstandingly talented & ambitious technologists in a variety of disciplines to join the team and contribute to industry leading growth projects.
Winton Capital Management Winton Capital Management is a world leading quantitative investment firm specialising in applying advanced statistical techniques and technology for the analysis of financial markets. Winton's unique culture of flexibility and innovation has allowed it to grow quickly and the company now employs 180 professionals across five locations in the UK and Asia.
yelp Yelp sees 89 million mobile users and 79 million desktop users every month. Keeping everything running smoothly requires the best and brightest in the industry. Our engineers come from diverse technical backgrounds and value digital craftsmanship,open­ source, and creative problem solving. We write tests, review code, and push multiple times a day. From operations and infrastructure teams that handle scaling traffic and building a deployment platform, to backend and front end teams that build features to enable users to find what they’re searching for, we have a talented group of extraordinary engineers that will help you grow and succeed.
Details of current members
Details of current members