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9 careers you can get into with any degree subject

Not sure which careers you can get into with your degree? You'd be surprised.

Although having a vocational degree can help you to get started in certain careers, it's not always obligatory. We've picked out some graduate opportunities that prove your degree can open lots of doors for you, no matter what it's in.


1. Finance  


Trainee Associate Wealth Management Dubai - deVere Group

  • Where: Dubai
  • Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 OTE
  • When to apply: ASAP

Fast track your career as an International Trainee Wealth Advisor with deVere’s 18 month programme, starting with a three-week fully expensed training programme in Dubai. Regardless of your degree background, deVere wants positive, determined graduates with a strong work ethic. 




Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant - SWAT

  • Where: London and South East 
  • Salary: Competitive 
  • When to apply: ASAP

You don't need any previous experience or qualifications to join SWAT and start your Accountancy career. SWAT work with 11 different accountancy companies, so after your interview, you'll be matched to the firm that is best suited to your strengths, interests and personality. 




2. Teaching 


EFL Teacher - English First

  • Where: China
  • Salary: 16,400RBM (around £1,851) per month
  • When to apply: ASAP

Ever thought about getting into Teaching? How about travelling? Well, at English First you can do both. Live abroad for a year teaching English in China to adults, children or a mix. You will also have the opportunity to learn Chinese and join a development programme to progress into more senior positions in English First. 




3. Recruitment 


Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Spencer Ogden 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £20,000 
  • When to apply: ASAP

Spencer Ogden are looking for disciplined, natural leaders to be a part of their fast-growing, innovative company. At Spencer Ogden you can expect an industry-leading, uncapped commission scheme alongside award-winning training to enable you to prosper as a Recruitment Consultant. 




Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Maxxima

  • Where: Shoreditch, London
  • Salary: £20,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Be part of leading NHS-accredited agency Maxxima who believe that graduates are key to their growth. A sucessful graduate at Maxxima follows a certain profile: a 2:2 in any subject, driven, a strong communicator, confident and a team player. Sound like you? Find out more below.




Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Nicoll Curtin 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

Nicoll Curtin are looking for 2:1 graduates of any discipline to join their award-winning company. If you have strong emotional intelligence and the ability to inspire others, start your recruitment journey with Nicoll Curtin and enjoy flexible working hours and an uncapped commission scheme. 




4. Digital, Advertising and Marketing 


Lead Generation Associate - AlphaSights

  • Where: London 
  • Salary: Competitive 
  • When to apply: ASAP

As a Lead Generation Associate, you'll be gathering industry knowledge, coordinating marketing campaigns and identifying potential partnerships. It's doesn't matter what degree you studied for this role; for AlphaSights, the ideal candidate is a graduate with a 'whatever-it-takes' mantra and an interest in marketing. Sound like you? Apply today.




Office and Communities Champion - Joss Search Recruitment 

  • Where: Mayfair, London 
  • Salary: £22,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

This is a really diverse entry level role for a recent graduate of any degree subject. As an Office and Communities Champion you'll have a number of responsibilities across the business, from producing the annual salary survey to creating content and managing the company social media platforms. Interested? Find out more below. 




Graduate Account Executive - The Media People

  • Where: Hatton Garden, London 
  • Salary: £20,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

The Media People are offering a route into the Digital and Advertising world for those with no specific degree or experience. As a Graduate Account Executive at The Media People your workload will be matched to your skills and interests, shaping your career progression from day one. 




Digital Marketing Apprentice - The Juice Academy 

  • Where: Manchester 
  • Salary: £16,000 over 18 months 
  • When to apply: 7 October 

The Juice Academy are creating the next generation of Digital Marketers. This is the perfect opportunity to get into this growing industry, while gaining industry-recognised qualifications working with some of the North West’s top brands such as UNILAD and Social Chain. 




Betting Pools Operator - Colossus Bets 

  • Where: Kings Cross, London
  • Salary: £21,000
  • When to apply: 11 August 

Your passion for sport - in particular Football and Horse Racing - is what will get you a job at this impressive start-up company. As a part of the Operations Team, you'll be involved with a range of tasks, including Social Media and Product Development. Don't miss out, this opportunity is closing soon.




5. Volunteering


Volunteering Programme - ICS

  • Where: Outside of UK
  • Salary: Placement 
  • When to apply: ASAP

Not quite ready for full-time work? Do something meaningful and spend 10-12 weeks helping some of the poorest communities in the world. You can have a direct impact on poverty as well as the opportunity for your own personal development with this once-in-a-lifetime experience.




6. Management


Graduate Area Manager - Aldi 

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: £44,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Aldi believe that you need to be energetic, determined and intelligent to be successful as an Area Manager - the degree subject you studied is not a factor. Over the course of 12 months you will develop your current leadership qualities further, while enjoying a fully expensed Audi A4 and travel opportunities. 




7. Research


Researcher - Joss Search Recruitment 

  • Where: Mayfair, London
  • Salary: £23,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Get into Research with the help and guidance of this close-knit team at Joss Search and enjoy flexible working hours and an annual discretionary bonus. If you’re a go-getting individual with a desire to work in the heart of London, this is for you.




Researcher - Wilkinson Partners 

  • Where: Monument, London
  • Salary: £20,000 + commission 
  • When to apply: ASAP

Dive into Research at Wilkinson Partners and you can expect to double your salary within the first year. Wilkinson Partners don't specify a certain degree, they'll provide you with an on-boarding programme as well as regular one-on-ones to actively support you to grow into a world-class Researcher. 




8. Events Management


Business Development Executive - Peloton Events

  • Where: Manchester 
  • Salary: £18,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Peloton Events are aware that the events industry covers a vast range of sectors, therefore they do not look for a specific degree. When you start as a Business Development Executive you will be supported as you work through a training programme to give you the building blocks for a successful career in Events Management. 




9. Sales


Account Manager - Square Up Media 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £23,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

Want to work with clients such as BMW, Hugo Boss, Tiffany & co and Virgin Holidays? Join Square Up and not only will you fill your portfolio with high-end brands, you'll also jet around the UK and Europe entertaining clients and networking. Click below to find out how this job could be yours.