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7 Graduate opportunities that will seriously improve your CV

Amy O'Neill

Is your CV in need of some serious TLC?

We've found 7 graduate opportunities that will help you develop and build highly-desirable skills and experiences that you can use to bulk out your CV. With full-time graduate schemes from employers such as Johnson Matthey and Sigma Labs, as well as shorter placements and internships from BAE Systems and PwC, you'll be able to find something regardless of where you are in your university career right now. 

 

Industrial Placement, BAE Systems 

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

BAE Systems Industrial Placement will let you experience life cross a wide range of areas including business and finance, consultancy, project management and engineering, meaning you'll be able to get a feel for your career before you've even graduated. The programme offers valuable industry experience, enabling you to develop lifelong skills and a broad understanding of some of the UK's most important sectors. 

Apply here

 

Commercial Graduate Programme, Johnson Matthey

  • Salary:Competitive
  • Location: Various, Rotational
  • Deadline:ASAP

Commercial awareness is a highly sought-after skill, and Johnson Matthey's graduate programme is designed to help you build this vital skill. As a Commercial Graduate you will experience an early career that’s customer focused, challenging and fast paced, and have the opportunity to experience different commercial areas and industry sectors, developing highly transferable skills as you go.

Apply here

 

Future Leaders Graduate Programme, ITW 

  • Salary:£24,000
  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex / Glenrothes, Scotland / Middelfart, Denmark
  • Deadline: 31st December 2021

Another key skill that employers are always on the hunt for is leadership. Working at ITW Construction Products will help you develop your business acumen and embrace your inner entrepreneur. Lasting four two years, their graduate programme will lead to continued progression towards becoming a future leader in ITW.

Apply here

 

Graduate Software & Data Engineering Programme, Sigma Labs

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: London and remote
  • Deadline: 21st October 2021

If you're looking to build a career in Software and Data Engineering, then look no further than Sigma labs. Their programme is designed for tech-novices to develop and improve their skills in coding, leading to a number of exciting future career opportunities. You'll join a free 12 week intense programme covering JavaScript, SQL, data science, industry best practices and more - all to give you a comprehensive understanding of the most relevant technologies.

Apply here

 

Software Academy Internship Programme, Capital One

  • Salary: £25,000 + £1,000 joining bonus
  • Location: London and Nottingham
  • Deadline: ASAP

Capital One's Software Academy Internship Programme will help you boost your hard skills by providing you with industry-leading training and real-world experience on a number of creative projects. You'll also be assigned a programme mentor to make sure you're comfortable for the duration of your internship and to provide support wherever you need it.

Apply here

 

2022 Operational Excellence & Business Risk Strategy Internship, American Express

  • Salary:Competitive
  • Location: Brighton, UK
  • Deadline: 19th November 2021

American Express' Operational Internship starts next year, in June 2022, and runs for 10 weeks. Throughout this internship programme, you'll learn from one of the world's biggest companies and work on meaningful projects which will have real business impact. The skills you learn on this programme will be transferrable to whatever industry you choose to pursue - and having this internship on your CV will impress almost any employer.

Apply here

 

Summer Internships, PwC

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

PwC's Summer Internships are perfect for those looking to gain valuable work experience in between university semesters. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects, building valuable and industry-relevant skills to help you create a stand-out CV.

Apply here

 

 

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