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7 graduate schemes that you can still apply for this year

Amy O'Neill

Just graduated? We've found 7 graduate schemes that are still accepting students from all backgrounds and abilities.

With graduate season well underway, you might think your window has passed for securing a spot on a graduate scheme this year, but all of the below programmes are still open to applicants until the end of the month. Whether you're looking for opportunities in technology, business, or finance, there's something here for everyone:

 

1. Data Science Graduate Scheme, AiCore

  • Salary:£35,000
  • Location: Remote
  • Deadline: 30th September 2021

If you're looking to get into the tech field, then AiCore's 18 -week programme is designed to get you industry-ready with in-depth training in Data Engineering, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. What's more, they'll also help you find your first role after you've graduate from the programme, so there's never been a better time to apply.  You don't need to have a degree in Data Science to apply, as the scheme is open to all graduates who want to launch a career in technology.

Apply here

 

2. 2021 Technology Graduate Programme, American Express

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Burgess Hill
  • Deadline: 19th November 2021

As part of the American Express Technology team, you'll have the opportunity to pick from a number of potential roles within the American Express (AE) Scrum teams, and explore different career paths through this two-year rotational programme. You might find yourself working as one of their Software Engineers, Data Architects, Product Owners or choose one of their hybrid roles across the organisation. Whatever you choose to do, you'll feel supported and empowered by AE's industry-leading training and development opportunities. 

Apply here

 

3. Finance Accelerate Programme, BAE Systems

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

The BAE Systems Finance Accelerate Programme is a three-year scheme, broken up into three placements across each year. Each of these placements will give you the opportunity to develop your finance and business skills, enabling you to gain a broad understanding of all aspects of finance and how these fit into the wider organisation. To apply, you should have a 2:1 degree in any discipline and be geographically flexible.

Apply here

 

4. Strategy Analyst Graduate Programme, Capital One

  • Salary: $40,000 + £5,000 joining bonus
  • Location: London and Nottingham
  • Deadline: 24th September 2021

You might think of Capital One as just a credit card provider, but there's so many opportunities available for you to take advantage of in the business. Their Strategy Analyst Graduate Programme is one of their most popular schemes, designed to improve your strategic thinking and come at problems from a fresh perspective. It doesn’t matter what degree you have. What does matter is that you bring a curious mindset and the desire to learn.

Apply here

 

5. Graduate Engineering Leadership Development Programme, Hilti

  • Salary: £32,000 + £7,500 OTE
  • Location: Manchester
  • Deadline: 31st October 2021

At Hilti, they're looking for the next generation of post-graduate talent to help drive their company forward. This is a management development programme like no other, spanning multiple years and with international exposure and real responsibility from day one.​ They're on the lookout for civil, structural or mechanical engineering graduates to work on some of the UK’s biggest construction projects from now until the end of October. 

Apply here

 

6. EY Consulting Graduate Programmes, Graduate Careers 

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

At EY, they're offering a number of Graduate Programmes in Business Consulting, Enterprise Risk, Sustainable Finance, Technology Consulting, and many more. As part of these programmes, you'll be working with a variety of clients from start-ups to recognisable organisations, listening to their business problems and helping them to find strategies and solutions. EY also function on an open access policy, meaning they don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone - but you should be working towards an honours degree to apply.

Apply here

 

7. 2022 Zurich Business Graduate Programme, Graduate Careers

  • Salary: £28,000
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: 17th October 2021

Zurich's business programme is split into four different rotations, the first being nine months followed by three six-month rotations. During this 27-month programme, you'll build up a strong understanding of the business and find out which area your skills fit best. With a £28,000 starting salary and extensive support to help you along your career journey, this graduate opportunity isn't one you'll want to miss out on.

Apply here

 

 

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