Right now, thousands of graduands across the UK are waiting for their graduation ceremony, while countless others have already made the transition into graduate life.
If you’re one of these people, chances are you’re currently in the midst of, or just about to start, your graduate job hunt.
To support you as you take your first steps, we’ve picked out 5 of the latest jobs to arrive on GradTouch.com – take a look and see what’s out there.
1. Arriva – Human Resources Graduate Programme
Deadline: 12 July 2018
This European transport leader’s scheme has been purposefully designed to transform graduates with a background and passion for Human Resources into industry leaders within 18-months. Enrol and you’ll develop an expert, practical understanding of HR during a number of placements and projects, while also getting the chance to gain experience within Arriva’s Business Change and Communications teams too. You can also expect the support of senior management, countless training opportunities, the chance to network with Arriva grads from across the globe and a £25,000 starting salary.
2. Computacenter – Account Management Associate Programme
Deadline: October 2017
Looking to break into Sales? This strategic development programme is the perfect opportunity to do so within a FTSE 250 business. Over the course of 18-months, you’ll rotate around the organisation – which just so happens to be the leading independent IT infrastructure provider in Europe – strengthening your strategic thinking, Sales techniques and problem solving skills. Positions are available in London, Reading and Hertfordshire, with each location offering a £28,000 salary and a clear career path from the start.
3. The By Design Group – Graduate Programme
Deadline: 4 July 2018
This one-of-a-kind scheme will see you travelling the country, leading independent investigations for a growing company specialising in all things Legal and HR. After spending a little time building your confidence and knowledge under the guidance of experienced colleagues, you’ll be trusted to manage your own investigations – interviewing witnesses, writing up statements and gathering evidence to discover the truth in cases covering everything from disciplinary proceedings to whistle-blowing. Not only is this an exciting role, where no two days will be the same, but you’ll also get the chance to influence the direction your career takes, whether you choose to remain in Investigations or follow another route in the wider business.
4. Colossus Bets – Betting Pools Operator
Deadline: 7 August 2017
Spend your days immersed in the world of football, managing this sports and gaming leader’s market, helping with Customer Service, monitoring their Social Media platforms and so much more. Prove yourself and there’ll be plenty of opportunities to make your mark – this start-up is proud of the progression they offer to grads, providing the training required to take on roles across the wider business in the future, including those in Marketing, Client Relations and Business Development. Throw in team lunches on Fridays, a well-stocked fridge and monthly dinners out and you know you’ll be joining a winner here.
5. NMPi – Graduate Account Executive
Deadline: 2 August 2017
NMPi’s mission is simple: place adverts in the right place, at the right time, across web, mobile and tablets. As their graduate, you’ll run your own digital adverts (PPC, Paid Search or Programmatic Display) for big brands across a number of online destinations, including Google search, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, while earning £22,000 plus bonuses. You’ll need to be good with numbers, and a person who is analytical and creative in equal measure, utilising your skills in all of these areas to build successful, real world campaigns.