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Whether you're looking for schemes, placements, or internships, these 8 graduate employers have it all

Amy O'Neill

We've found 8 graduate employers offering a number of opportunities this winter - from graduate schemes, placements, and internships.

There are lots of ways to kick of your graduate career, you're not just limited to finding an entry-level job. In fact, top graduate employers across the UK are more open than ever to alternative routes such as graduate programmes and summer internships, as well as work placements for those still in university. Check out the positions below to find your ideal graduate opportunity:

 

1. Deals Graduate Programme, PwC

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol
  • Deadline: ASAP

Looking to start out your graduate career with one of the Big Four? Then PwC's Deals Graduate Programme will give you just that. As part of this programme, you’ll work on anything from international take-over bids to economic crime investigations and cases of insolvency, and receive excellent opportunities for growth and career development.

Apply here

 

2. 2022 Graduate Associate Product Manager, American Express

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Burgess Hill
  • Deadline: 19th November 2021

The Product Analyst role at American Express is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to help shape experiences for one of the world’s top brands. You'll be responsible for the development and execution of new and emerging products, services and/or technology platforms, manage projects from concept through production partnering with the necessary teams, and be a passionate advocate for the customer.

Apply here

 

3.  Software Academy Placement Year, Capital One

  • Salary: £22,000 + £3,000 Joining Bonus
  • Location: London and Nottingham
  • Deadline: 3rd October 2021

If you have a love of technology and are looking to make it your new career, joining Capital One's Software Academy Placement Year will set you up on the right path. At the Academy, you’ll learn how to build great systems, languages, tools and frameworks, while also working across teams to learn about Quality and Infrastructure Engineering, Development, and Cyber Security. 

Apply here

 

4.  Legal Summer Internship, PwC

  • Salary: Competitive 
  • Location: London 
  • Deadline: 22nd January 2022 

PwC's Legal Summer Vacation Scheme is the perfect entry into a career in Business Law; the two-week schemes for students run in the summer and will help you decide whether a career with PwC is right for you. You'll get a taste of what life is like in the company's client-facing legal practice, which is home to some 3,700+ business lawyers across over 100 countries. At the end of the summer, you could also be offered a training contract with PwC for after you graduate - complete with a flexible start date wherever possible.

Apply here

 

5. Graduate Programme, BAE Systems

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

BAE Systems' graduate programme is designed to give you ownership of your career aspirations, supported by training and practical experience to help you succeed. Once enrolled, you'll be given a mentor who will offer insights and experience when you need it. You’ll also participate in development modules with graduates across our different businesses and be supported in your career development as you progress within the company.

Apply here

 

6. Client Executive, SMG

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nottingham and Remote
  • Deadline: ASAP

As a Client Executive with SMG, you'll dive into the world of digital marketing and work with some of the most popular global brands. Not a training scheme or an internship, this graduate job is ideal for those that want to dive right into life at their new role. From day one, you'll get to participate in brainstorms to help create campaigns for their clients, and learn how to executive these campaigns effectively. You'll also get a host of other benefits such as a 20% discretionary bonus scheme, a flexible and hybrid working environment, and a £500 Uni Fund towards Learning & Development.

Apply here

 

7.2022 Credit & Fraud Risk Undergraduate Summer Internship, American Express

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: London
  • Deadline: 19th November 2021

American Express'  Summer Internship Programme starts in June 2022 and lasts for 10 weeks. During this programme, you'll enrol on an induction day and training sessions to get you used to life at American Express, then work on meaningful projects which will have real business impact, as well as receiving regular development and feedback on your role. To apply, you should be currently enrolled  in a full-time undergraduate degree programme and in your penultimate year of study.

Apply here

 

8. Undergraduate Work Placements, PwC

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

PwC are also offering eleven-month work placements for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You can choose to find a placement in areas such as Audit, Deals, Operation, Tax, and Technology, where you'll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting projects. You could also sit a selection of professional accounting exams during your placement, and leave with a graduate job offer to fast track into a second year role upon graduation. 

Apply here

 

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