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9 graduate jobs you should apply for this month, based on your degree subject

Amy O'Neill

Looking to put that degree to use? Here are the graduate jobs you should go after this month.

After 3-4 long years of studying, we don't blame you for wanting to find a job in a field that matches your degree. So, we've collected 9 graduate opportunities across a diverse range of sectors and degree backgrounds. While some of these roles explicitly ask for applications from candidates with a specific academic discipline, we've matched others based on how well the skills learned from your degree prepares you for the job.

You'll see opportunities from Lancaster University, PwC, Hanson Wade, and more:


1. Masters by Research: Enviroo, Lancaster University

  • Degree subject: Psychology
  • Salary: £16,000 (tax-free)
  • Deadline: 4 August 2021

Lancaster University are offering a number of paid research projects at their Centre for Global Eco-Innovation. The Enviroo project, which looks to analyse people’s recycling habits, is looking for a graduate with a degree in Psychology (or a similar field of study) to join them as a researcher for the duration of this one-year project. 

You'll be helping to determine the core attitudes, motivations and likely incentives in order to change people’s behaviour and make on-the-go recycling habitual. Successful candidates will receive a £16,000 tax-free stipend, reduced tuition fees, and the chance to work with industry-leading eco-innovations companies.

Apply here


2. Public Sector Admin Assistant, Invasion Camp Group

  • Degree subject: Business Administration
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

As a Public Sector Admin Assistant, you'll work under the Operations Manager to provide administrative support to members of the operational team and handle administrative requests and queries from senior managers. You can apply for this role without a degree, however, the skills described within the role would match up perfectly with a Business Administration graduate or someone with a similar degree background.

You'll need excellent communication and organisation skills, lots of familiarity with Google docs, sheets, MS excel and other MS office applications, as well as the ability to think on your feet and be a proactive problem solver.

Apply here


3. Masters by Research: Delkia, Lancaster University

  • Degree subject: Engineering or Physics
  • Salary: £16,000 (tax-free)
  • Deadline: 4 August 2021

Another Lancaster University research project is being run by Delkia. This one-year Masters by Research (MRes) offers candidates a unique opportunity to help develop a new type of innovative energy harnessing and recovery system. If successful, this system will hopefully be integrated into multiple sectors including marine and Aerospace. 

To apply for this project, Delkia and Lancaster University are asking for candidates with a 2:1 degree or above in Engineering, Physics or a Materials Science related field.

Apply here


4. Events Journalist, Peloton Events

  • Degree subject: Journalism, Media, or English
  • Salary: Up to £20,000 
  • Deadline: ASAP

If you're a Journalism, English or Media graduate, then Peloton have a new opportunity as an Events Journalist. Based out of their City Centre office in Manchester, you'll be helping to promote their virtual event content by preparing and presenting material for webinars and podcasts, finding potential interviewees, and generate topics and ideas for interviews, features and webinars.

It's important that you're familiar with journalistic practices, with experience in presenting or conducting interviews, as well as being able to work on multiple things at once.

Apply here


5. Conference Producer, Hanson Wade

  • Degree subject: Life Sciences
  • Salary: Up to £30,000 OTE
  • Deadline: ASAP

Hanson Wade are looking for a graduate with a degree in Life Sciences to join them as a Conference Producer for their scientific events. You'll join a high-performing conference production team, where you'll be contacting senior level executives by phone to research the content for the science community. 

You’ll then use your research to write the agenda, secure the speakers, guide the sales and marketing campaigns, and manage the profitability of each event. It's important that you hold an in-depth knowledge of science with a record of high academic achievement, and the ability to convert this into a content-rich agenda. 

Apply here


6. Graduate IT Analyst, Euroclear

  • Degree subject: Media and Communications
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: 6 August 2021

This graduate programme is designed to develop your skills in IT and Financial Markets from scratch. Applications are invited from 2020 and 2021 graduates across all classes of honours in non-IT disciplines. While any graduate with an honours degree in a non-Computer Science discipline will be considered for the role, the skills described in the candidate profile are well-suited to those from Communications backgrounds.

The role combines interpersonal skills with a strong analytical mind-set and the ability to o communicate well, both orally and in writing. Candidates are also encouraged to be inquisitive, self-motivated, and eager to progress. 

Apply here


7. Audit Graduate Programme (Autumn 2021), PwC 

  • Degree subject: Finance 
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: 21 July 2021

PwC's Audit Graduate Programme is open to all graduates with a 2:1 degree or above in any subject. However, Audit is a deep specialism and is often pursed by graduates who are comfortable handling lots of data, numbers, and spreadsheets. Usually, those who work in Audit are looking to build a career in fiance or technology, so it's no surprise that lots of PwC trainees come in from Finance or STEM-centric courses.

As part of the programme, you'll work with clients that cover a broad range of sectors such as banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance.

Apply here


8. Graduate English Tutor, Oxbridge Trinity Partners

  • Degree subject: English
  • Salary: Up to £50,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

Based in Russia, this opportunity allows candidates to live and work aboard for at least a year. Successful candidates are expected to have an excellent academic record with an expert grasp of the English language. Experience in teaching is preferable but not mandatory since Oxbridge believe in immersive learning. This role is ideal for English graduates with an artistic flair, who can think creatively and make learning fu for students.

Your accommodation, flights, and visa are contractually guaranteed, with 28 days paid annual leave and negotiable days off during week.

Apply here


9. Data Management Consultant, Kubrick 

  • Degree subject: Data Science 
  • Salary: Up to £40,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

As a Kubrick Data Management Consultant, you will learn how to use new technology and data systems to meet key business objectives. Although you don't need any experience to apply, you should be educated to degree level with at least A level mathematics or statistics. It's ideal for Data Science graduates who want to test and expand their knowledge of data management territories and programmes such as SQL, Python, Alteryx, and Tableau.

Those without a degree can also apply for this programme, but it's essential that you are comfortable with and want to work with data and are committed to producing high quality solutions.

Apply here





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