10 Graduate roles you can apply for in January 2021

Sean Talbot

2020 is finally behind us, so let's look ahead to what we're going to achieve in 2021.

To help you kick-start your new year job search, we've scoured the graduate job market for you and selected a handful of cool, interesting and prestigious graduate schemes and jobs that are currently accepting applications. 

You'll see roles at Channel 4, Amazon, NHS Digital and more. 

If there is a deadline associated with the role we have listed it below. If you can't see a deadline that means applications are ongoing. As ever, we'd recommend applying for graduate roles sooner rather than later as they are often very popular and can close early if they are filled.


1. Production Training Scheme, Channel 4 

Do you want to learn about what goes into making great television programmes? Channel 4's Production Training Scheme is open to entry level television enthusiasts looking to break into the industry. The scheme is paid, lasts 12 months and there are opportunities across the UK, including: Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Cardiff, North Wales and Glasgow.

Deadline: January 29th 2021

Apply here


2. Product Marketing Graduate Programme, Red Bull 

Based in London, this graduate programme will see you work across marketing teams to manage, promote and distribute Red Bull products. Requirements include being curious, creative and hard-working. Find out more and apply below. 

Apply here


3. Digital Graduate Scheme, PA Consulting

Rotating through PA Consulting's Digital scheme will get you stuck into delivering some of the most advance solutions for clients, whether it’s shifting them to cloud platforms, building new digital sales channels or helping protect their business from advanced cyber threats. The salary for this one is £33,500. 

Apply here


4. Quantitative Finance Full Time Associate Programme, HSBC

This graduate programme at HSBC is for PhD students or those with a degree and experience in the industry. On this competitively paid two-year Associate Programme, you’ll experience life in HSBC's technical and quantitative analytics roles within the world of Markets & Securities Services, adding your voice and ideas to the business.

Deadline: February 14th 2021

Apply here


5. Graduate Business Programme, PwC

This graduate programme at one of the world's leading professional services organisations starts in September 2021 and is for anyone who has gained or is on track to achieve a 2:1 in any field. You'll jump straight into the role to learn through on-the-job training, as well as gaining a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business. 

Apply here


6. Business Development Graduate Program, Amazon 

The Amazon EU Student Programs Team is looking for ambitious graduates to join their Commercial Graduate Program in London or Manchester. You must be studying within Engineering, Commerce, Business administration or similar field.

Apply here


7. Trainee Accountant, HAT Group

This is your chance to join a well-recognised, highly-regarded three-year Chartered Accountancy training programme. You will attend expert courses, written and run by HAT Group, as well as learning in the workplace too. Over 88% of students pass first time.

Apply here


8. Graduate Scheme, Kepak (home of Rustlers)

Food innovators and pioneers of the micro-snack industry, Kepak produce some of the nation’s favourite convenience foods: Rustlers and Feasters. This 24 month rotational programme will see you gain experience in a wide range of business areas and give you the opportunity to work in the UK and Ireland.

Apply here


9. Graduate Scheme, NHS Digital

NHS Digital teams are responsible for continuously expanding and enhancing patient-facing services, including NHS.UK, NHS 111 online and the NHS App, which are used by millions of citizens as a ‘digital front door’ to check symptoms, determine whether they needed in-person care and access the latest information on COVID-19. If you have a 2:1 in Computer Science, Maths or similar, this could be your opportunity to do some essential and rewarding work. 

Deadline: February 19th 2021

Apply here


10. Sport and Fitness Sales Graduate Programme, Red Bull 

Another Red Bull graduate programme here for people with a strong interest and knowledge of sport. You’ll spend time working in the field, working with our key accounts, and working with our customer marketing team, to understand the full scale of the sales team roles and responsibilities.

Apply here