7 graduate jobs you should apply for if you were in a uni society

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Ever wondered whether to include society achievements on your CV? 

Through your extra-curricular commitments, chances are you've gained a range of skills that can make your application stand out from the rest. We've picked out 7 graduate jobs where you can use these experiences to do just that - check them out below.


1. NMPi - Partnerships Executive 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Deadline: ASAP 


If the social side of being part of a society is what you enjoyed most, this role as a Partnerships Executive at NMPi might appeal to you. You'll spend a lot time out of the office, building connections and growing new partnerships at industry events and meetings, as well as supporting the wider team with pitches and projects. Plus, there will be plenty of social events to get involved in outside of work too. 



If you enjoyed taking on the responsibility of starting or growing a society at university, you'll enjoy being a Business Development Manager. This role gives you the freedom to be truly entrepreneurial as you help us develop a better business development strategy and drum up new business. If you're ready to meet and beat targets, apply now. 



Your social skills and ability to build close-knit relationships are essential for this role at The Acorn Group. As a Trainee Estate Agent you'll identify buyers' needs, take them to viewings, negotiate offers and ultimately secure deals. In return for your hard work you'll receive high commission, great rewards and a long term career plan. 



Put the communication, listening and leadership skills you honed as a part of a society to good use in this role. Spencer Ogden are looking for graduates like you to join them help continue their success securing the best talent for their innovative clients across all sectors. It's a fast-paced role with amazing prospects for potential growth, both personal and professional.



If you're on a society committee, being confident and having natural leadership skills is essential. These skills will prove particularly useful when you join Chivas Brothers' Operations Programme. During the programme you'll get to grips with how every part of the business operates and receive the training you need to become a member of the leadership team in no time. 



Got experience of working towards a goal in a team? That's exactly what you'll be doing in this role. Wilkinson Partners connect senior-level professionals with their new careers in the Tax and Governance sectors. You'll be a key part of this process as a Researcher, with the chance to earn up to £45,000 in your first year alone and plenty of socials to celebrate with your team.


Got experience in Sales, whether it's flogging tickets or applying for funding? Page Group are looking for ambitious grads to earn up to £30,000 in their first year as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. You'll receive market leading training from their Talent Development team before taking on your own network of clients. Previous grads have progressed all the way to Directors - could you be next? 



Still in a society? 

If you're still a student and want a way to connect with graduate employers and earn money for your society, check out our sister site Kaampus right here. On signing up you'll be linked with companies who can sponsor your society; in return, all you have to do is share their employment opportunities with your members. It's a win-win!