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5 graduate opportunities to apply for if you want to get into business management

Amy O'Neill

Ready to put your business skills into practice?

We've found six new graduate opportunities that are ideal for business-savvy graduates looking for a wya into the industry. You don't necessarily need a degree in Business Management to apply to these roles, if you have a keen eye for strategy, creativity, and innovation, then you'll excel in any of these roles. Below, you'll find opportunities from Milwaukee, CCS, PwC, and more. 

 

1. Graduate Leadership Programme - Milwaukee

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: 31st October 2021

Milwaukee's Graduate Leadership Programme is designed to help you build all the skills you need for a fulfilling career in management. Working from home, you'll start out as a Field Marketing Executive, typically supporting a group of well-known and respected national accounts, maintaining valuable relationships, and nurturing partnerships to help the company grow. It's an ideal role for graduates woh are looking to learn about business development from the ground up, and will lead you into roles such as Sales, Business Development, and Account Management. 

Apply here

 

2. Graduate Management Trainee - Enterprise Rent-A-Car

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: London
  • Deadline: ASAP

Open to graduates of all degree subjects and results, this award-winning Graduate Management Training Programme will help fast-track you to management through excellent training and career development. After a classroom-based orientation session, you'll be based in one of Enterprise's branches, gaining hands-on experience  and learning the many valuable skills you'll need to manage a business - everything from sales, marketing and account management to coaching, mentoring and leadership skills - with the potential to become a Branch Manager in as little as two years.

Apply here

 

3. Graduate Business Management Scheme - CCS

  • Salary: £27,000
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

CCS' graduate programme will give you the opportunity to rotate across the business, gaining vital experience in the following core areas: Operations, HR, Finance, and Project Management to help you understand the needs of the business. From there, you can expect full in-house training from the CCS senior management team along with  rapid internal progression and continued personal development that's tailored to you.

Apply here

 

4. Graduate Scheme - MDS

  • Salary: £22,000-£23,000
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Deadline: ASAP

Every year, MDS nurtures talented graduates to become future leaders in the UK's ever-expanding manufacturing sector. On this two-year rotational programme, you'll work on unique challenges alongside a cohort of like-minded graduates as you learn the ins and outs of the business. You'll also be matched to a placement twice a year, to let you proactively explore your strengths and find your ideal fit without making a long-term commitment to one role or business.

Apply here

 

5. Future Leaders Graduate Programme - ITW 

  • Salary: £24,000
  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex; Glenrothes, Scotland; Middelfart, Denmark
  • Deadline: 31st December 2021

You might think that ITW only work in Construction Products, but there's a wealth of opportunity available across the business. As part of their Future Leaders Graduate Programme, you'll take on two 12-month placements: one in a commercial role, working with the sales & marketing teams and one at one of ITW's manufacturing facilities, working with production, engineering and distribution teams. This will give you the chance to experience the business from both sides, letting you find your ideal role and develop a skill set that fits your long-term career goals. 

Apply here

 

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