6 student and graduate jobs where you can make a difference in the world

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Make a positive impact not just on your company, but on the world. 

Whether you're helping to save the planet, inspiring the next generation or keeping our country safe, with these jobs you'll come home from work everyday knowing that you've done your bit to help change the world for the better. 


1. Police Now - Police Now 2020 National Graduate Leadership Programme 

  • Where: Nationwide 
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: 28 Feb 2020


If you want to make a lasting impact on your community, this National Graduate Leadership Programme at Police Now is for you. You'll do more than tackle crime as a Police Officer; you'll work with residents, stakeholders, charities and institutions in your community to make it a safe and thriving area to live and work. Plus, you'll gain skills in negotiation, problem solving and decision making while you're at it. 



Teach First are on a mission to unlock the potential in all children and they want ambitious and passionate graduates like you to join them. The influence you have on the young people you teach will go way beyond the classroom to have a long-lasting impact on their whole lives. You'll discover your own potential along the way and who knows, you might learn a thing or two from your students as well. 



Witherslack are the leading provider of specialist education and care for young people with social, emotional, mental health and learning needs and they're on the hunt for a Media Specialist. You'll plan and deliver inspiring specialist media programmes to students, with the aim to help them learn and develop in a stimulating and dynamic way. If you're media-savvy and love kids, you won't find a better role than this. 



How do you like the sound of working alongside a global climate leadership group to support 94 of the world's greatest cities in taking climate action to the next level? You'll do just that as a International Diplomacy Intern, gaining invaluable experience working with international colleagues at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, including the Head of City Diplomacy. If you want to do your bit for the fight for climate change, this is how. 



As part of the Risk & Reinsurance team at Willis Towers Watson you'll help the global insurance industry, governments and society at large manage and mitigate extreme threat, from natural catastrophes to technological or political risks. Without a team analysing these risks, Willis Towers Watson's global client base would be in a vulnerable position, so your work will certainly have a real impact. 



Ethical Hackers are crucial for maintaining tight cyber security at any company, but when you're dealing with the information stored in the computer networks of one of the largest global professional services firms in the world (and it's clients'), it's even more important. You'll work in PwC's Offensive Security team, legally breaking into websites, mobile applications and computer networks to help keep hackers out.