5 jobs you can apply for now, but don't start until next year

Sally Bracegirdle
Head of Marketing

Get your graduate job lined up in advance.

Applications are now open for these graduate jobs even though you won't actually start working until next year. Get ahead of the game by applying now and look forward to getting started in the future.


1. Teach First - Training Programme

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

Applications are now open for the 2021 intake of graduate trainee teachers onto the largest teacher training and leadership programme in the UK. On the programme you'll receive world-class training, including a fully-funded PGDE (worth up to double the credits of a PGCE), a full salary from day one and expert support from Teach First and your school. The earlier you apply, the more chance you'll have of securing your first-choice subject and location


Join AlphaSights in January 2021 and set out on a clear path towards leading your own team and managing blue-chip client relationships within two years’ time. After five years you could even be running your own multimillion-dollar book of business! If you're commercially-minded and you can speak French, make sure AlphaSights get your application soon.


Named one of the best companies to work for in the UK in 2019, XPO Logistics are looking for graduates to join them in January and enter the world of supply chain and logistics. During this 2-year rotational programme, you'll learn the ropes in a variety of areas, including warehousing, transport and projects. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to complete professional qualifications which will set you up for a hugely successful career in leadership and management.


You can start your career-boosting adventure to China with Global Teacher Recruitment at various points throughout the year, so you can choose the time that best suits you. As an ESL Teacher you'll teach English to children aged between 2.5 -12 years old at one of several centres across mainland China. You'll receive all the support you need before, during and after your contract, including help with obtaining a visa, finding accommodation and training for the role.



PwC are currently inviting graduates who are interested in joining them in the future to register their interest today. In doing so, you'll put yourself at the front of the queue to hear about upcoming opportunities that will start opening for applications soon. During this time of economic uncertainty thanks to COVID-19, the work PwC does to help businesses stay agile and successful is more important than ever, so this will be an exciting time to join!



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