8 companies hiring STEM students and graduates right now

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

If you have a STEM degree, your skills are in demand.

Here are 8 companies that are looking for graduates with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics related degrees across the UK right now.


1. PA Consulting - Graduate Applied Scientist

  • Where: Cambridge
  • Salary: £31,500
  • Deadline: 31 Dec 2020

If you're on track for a 2.1 in a physical science subject, don't miss out on this opportunity to join PA Consulting as a Applied Scientist. You'll apply your science know-how to real life problems to help clients gain a competitive edge. Think creativity, problem-solving and plenty of hands-on learning, and you'll be on the right lines with this role. Ready for the challenge?


Of course a large part of your role on this programme will cover core finance skills like risk management and accounting, but beyond that you'll also play a part in the wider decision making in the business and ultimately help Bakkavor grow and thrive. You''ll interact with all areas of the company too so come the end of the programme, you'll be well-equipped for whatever the future holds. 


As a Junior Analyst at Proseed Capital you'll play a key role in a range of activities including Investment Research, Analysis, Investor Relations and Site Inspections. This will require strong numerical ability and an analytical mind, so it's essential that your degree is heavily numbers based. If you've got the credentials and you're ambitious and proactive, apply now! 


PwC are one of the country's largest and most prestigious Professional Services firms and they're giving you the opportunity to build a career with them in Audit. You don't need a STEM degree specifically to apply as PwC offer thorough technical training, however the skills gained from your degree will definitely help you stand out. So what are you waiting for? Don't miss out.



Hiring on behalf of Reckitt Benckiser, a world leading consumer health, hygiene and nutrition company, Page Group are on the hunt for motivated, numerate graduates who're interested in working for a FTSE10 business. Across the programme you'll work in 4 areas of finance: sales, marketing, supply and corporate, and receive full support in gaining your professional CIMA qualification. This is the perfect platform for a successful career in Finance management. 


Though not the typical career route for a STEM student, for technical and science graduates this Food Technology Placement Programme is a great opportunity to get a taste life working at a world-leading fresh food manufacturer. From working in the office-based team to the factory-based team, you'll gain a range of experience and start building a skill-set that will be essential if you pursue a career in the industry. 


Train with ICAEW and not only will you have the chance to work in one of a range of workplaces, from start-ups to government bodies, but you'll join a global network of over 147,000 business professionals who're working to build a world of strong economies. Plus, once you've successfully achieved the qualification it'll open the door to a world of opportunities! 


PA's Digital Trust and Cyber Security team works with organisations to manage, protect and make the most of their information assets to build strong brands. You'll be doing just that on this placement year, as you learn all about how to stay one step ahead of digital threats and risk. If you're studying towards a degree in computer science or a related subject, don't wait around to apply!