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7 graduate jobs you should apply for if you were in a uni society

Ever wondered whether to include society achievements on your CV? 

Through your extra-curricular commitments, chances are you've gained a range of skills that can make your application stand out from the rest. We've picked out 7 graduate jobs where you can use these experiences to do just that - check them out below.


1. Field Sales Solutions - Business Development Executive 

  • Where: Midlands and North West
  • Salary: £23,000 + 15% bonus + company car
  • Deadline: 27 Dec 2019 

If you enjoyed taking on the responsibility of starting or growing a society at university, you'll enjoy being a Business Development Executive. This role gives you the freedom to be truly entrepreneurial and help confectionery brand, Ferrero, achieve worldwide growth. They're looking for passionate graduates who can meet and beat targets. 




2. Aldi – Graduate Area Manager

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: £44,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

Jump straight into running your own site on a £44,000 starting salary, with a comprehensive training programme to ensure you learn all the tips and tricks of the trade as you go. The key thing here is leadership, so any evidence you have of leading a team in the past is a must-have on your CV. Hit the link below to find out more about life on the Aldi graduate scheme and apply.




3. The Acorn Group - Trainee Estate Agent 

  • Where: South East London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

Your social skills and ability to build close-knit relationships are essential for this role at The Acorn Group. As a Trainee Estate Agent you'll identify buyers' needs, take them to viewings, negotiate offers and ultimately secure deals. In return for your hard work you'll receive high commission, great rewards and a long term career plan. 




4. Spencer Ogden - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £22,500 + commission
  • Deadline: 30 Nov 2020

Put the communication, listening and leadership skills you honed as a part of a society to good use in this role. Spencer Ogden are looking for graduates like you to join them help continue their success securing the best talent for their innovative clients across all sectors. It's a fast-paced role with amazing prospects for potential growth, both personal and professional.




5. China Teaching Experience - Teach English in China

  • Where: China
  • Salary: up to £25,000
  • Deadline: 31 March 2020 

If you're on a society committee, being confident and having natural leadership skills is essential. These skills will prove particularly useful when you join China Teaching Experience. Over the 10 month placement you'll teach kindergarten, school or university students English and gain a free TEFL qualification while you're at it. Click below to begin your adventure. 




6. Wilkinson Partners - Researcher

  • Where: Bank, London
  • Salary: £22,000 + commission
  • Deadline: ASAP

Got experience of working towards a goal in a team? That's exactly what you'll be doing in this role. Wilkinson Partners connect senior-level professionals with their new careers in the Tax and Governance sectors. You'll be a key part of this process as a Researcher, with the chance to earn up to £45,000 in your first year alone and plenty of socials to celebrate with your team.




7. Page Group - Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: up to £30,000
  • Deadline: 09 Oct 2020 

Got experience in Sales, whether it's flogging tickets or applying for funding? Page Group are looking for ambitious grads to earn up to £30,000 in their first year as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. You'll receive market leading training from their Talent Development team before taking on your own network of clients. Previous grads have progressed all the way to Directors - could you be next? 



Still in a society? 

If you're still a student and want a way to connect with graduate employers and earn money for your society, check out our sister site Kaampus right here. On signing up you'll be linked with companies who can sponsor your society; in return, all you have to do is share their employment opportunities with your members. It's a win-win! ​​​​​​​