7 jobs to consider if you're not sure what you want to do

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Not sure what direction to head in after graduation? 

If you're no closer to working out what career to take than you were five years ago, these companies offer internships, rotational programmes and flexible roles to help make that final decision a bit easier. 


1. Teach First - STEM Internship 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: National living wage of around £307 a week
  • When to apply: 15 Dec 2019


Dip your toe in the teaching pond on Teach First's STEM internship. This opportunity is the perfect way to learn more about teaching and gain insight into what the Teach First programme is like, before making a decision on whether it's a career you'd be interested in pursuing. If you like the sound of it, click the link below to find out more. 



 Big Four firm PwC are one of the biggest Professional Services firms in the UK, and they're offering you the chance to join them on an eleven-month Industrial Placement. They have opportunities in a range of business areas, where you'll get a feel for life at PwC and learn more about what a career in the industry will be like. 



Johnson Matthey's Commercial Programme consists of three 8-month rotations where you'll work in different locations and business sectors each time. This rotational structure not only helps you build a broad skill-set but also gives you a taste of a range of areas of the business, from market research to sales, so you can decide what suits you best. Johnson Matthey recruit on an on-going basis, so make sure you apply sooner rather than later. 



If you know you want to work for a large company but aren't sure where in that company you want to work, J.P. Morgan's Summer Internship Programs are for you. Over 10-12 weeks, you'll gain valuable experience working in one of J.P Morgan's business areas and learn from top leaders in the company. This is a great way to get your foot in the door at this global business. 



American Express use their Strategic Planning Group as a talent pool for the company, so you'll have a very high chance of taking on new roles in business units across the globe within 2-3 years. This is the ideal programme if you're still unsure where to head in your career, as it offers you the flexibility to move roles within the company - don't miss out. 



Gain an understanding of what a career in the Civil Service could be like for you on this Early Diversity Internship Programme. You'll shadow Fast Streamers, network with key people at the company and gain a real insight into life at the Civil Service. If you like what you see, this programme is great foundation for applying to the Summer Diversity Internship Programme. 



By the time you've finished this Enterprise Leadership Graduate Programme at Lloyds Banking Group you'll have enough experience and expertise to build a career in almost any division within the company. All you need to join this leading digital bank is a 2:2 degree in any discipline and a passion for learning and innovation. Click the link below to apply.