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9 jobs you can secure before you graduate

It's final term and suddenly graduation and the real world don’t seem all that far away...

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


1. Nicoll Curtin - Trainee Recruitment Consultant 

  • London
  • £23,000 - £25,000 + commission
  • Deadline: ASAP

Join Nicoll Curtin and work with clients such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Facebook. With offices in the UK, Zurich, Singapore and New York, Nicoll Curtin have plans to continue to grow globally, making this an ideal opportunity for you to develop with them and reap the financial and professional rewards. 




2. deVere Group - Trainee Associate Wealth Advisor 

  • International 
  • £25,000 - £40,000 
  • Deadline: ASAP

It's not too late to join this 18-month programme to fast-track your career as an International Wealth Advisor. deVere Group are looking for positive, energetic graduates of any discipline who will receive unlimited earning potential as well as the opportunity to work in one of 71 global offices. 




3. Colas Rail - Commercial 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.




4. 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.




5. 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.




6. FDM - Software Developer Graduate Programme 

  • London, Leeds and Glasgow
  • Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

FDM are looking for graduates with 2:2 or higher within a STEM subject to join their global company. You will become an expert within your field working with world renowned companies such as Virgin Media and AXA. If you have ambitions to succeed within the IT industry, it's not too late to get onto this Programme. 




7. Maxxima - Trainee Recruitment Consultant 

  • Shoreditch, London
  • £20,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

This NHS-accredited organisation proves you can be ambitious and business-minded while working with integrity and respect. Maxxima believe that graduates are the key to their growth so you can expect to be fully supported in your training as well as doubling your salary within your first year.




8. 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.




9. 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.