7 graduate jobs all final years should apply for

So, your last winter term has been and gone - suddenly graduation and the real world don’t seem all that far away...

Below you’ll find top employers who are already opening their virtual doors for the graduate intake of 2018 – which could include you.



1. Colas Rail - Technical Programme

  • Nationwide
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 31 May 2018

Join one of the world's leading providers of railway infrastructure, receive expert training and become a Chartered Engineer in a discipline of your choice. They're hiring graduates with a 2:1 (or predicted) grade in any Engineering-related subject, with vacancies in Birmingham, Brentwood, Bristol, Cardiff, Dartford, London, Manchester, Rugby, Tonbridge and York.




2. AlphaSights - Associate Programme

  • London
  • £34,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

AlphaSights have years of expertise in connecting businesses with the knowledge they need to succeed. Their graduate programme is designed to launch your Consultancy career and accelerate your progression within the company - and if you're graduating this summer, they have start dates in both July and September.




3. ICS – Volunteering Programme

  • International
  • Volunteering placement
  • Deadline: 9 May 2018

Working alongside local volunteers, you’ll be using your skills to help some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America with ICS. Placements last between 10 and 12 weeks, starting from March 2018, with 99% of previous volunteers stating the programme helped their professional development.




4. RWE Supply & Trading - Finance Graduate Programme

  • Essen and Cologne, with possibility for rotations across the UK and Netherlands
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: ASAP

Rotate across key Financial departments within this world-leading Energy trading company, home to the largest trading centre in Europe. You'll be supported by senior leaders and have the opportunity to take on real responsibility - previous grads have gone on to lead exciting new projects across the globe.




5. Rustlers - Graduate Scheme

  • Kirkham, Preston
  • £19,000 - £22,000
  • Deadline: 28 February 2018

Starting in July, this grad scheme will accelerate your progression into Management across 18 months, as you gain vital work experience in business areas ranging from Sales and Marketing to Food Technology and Operations. Performance-related bonuses, a subsidised gym membership and plenty of other company perks are up for grabs too.




6. Softcat – Graduate Account Executive

  • Nationwide
  • Up to £24,000 OTE
  • Deadline: 2 May 2018

The Softcat training scheme is structured to ensure you work your way up to leadership, and the fact that over 80% of their current managers started here shows that it works. You’ll also benefit from uncapped commission and regular rewards including exotic trips abroad to Hawaii, Las Vegas and more.




7. Aldi - Graduate Area Manager

  • Nationwide
  • £44,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

Take on the management of a multi-million pound area of this leading retailer's UK empire, with plenty of support and hands-on training to ensure you're ready to hit the ground running. With ambitious expansion plans ahead, Aldi are hiring graduates all year round, so get your application in early to get ahead of the game.




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