Graduate opportunities

The information below provides some links to graduate schemes and opportunities with a range of different employers and organisations.  You may also like to continue your job search by looking at the resources in our 'Job Vacancies' pages, here

» Agriculture & Animal Sciences

       Job vacancies in Zoos, Aquariums and Conservation, many of which require applicants to be degree qualified. All the organisations displaying vacancies are members of BIAZA.                   
    De Lacy Executive are a specialist agricultural and rural business recruitment consultancy, working with many of the leading names in the sector both in the UK and internationally. They offer a free service to candidates who hold a degree/HND level in a rural discipline.
    G's two year training programmes focus on Commercial, Technical, Operations, Business and Farming.  For more information and please click here.
  Job vacancies at London and Whipsnade Zoos, many of which require applicants to be degree qualified.


» Art & Design


EMC    Graduate Design Scheme with local company emc design which will prepare you to become an editorial designer. 
    See your ideas turn to reality working as an Assistant Graduate Designer with Marks & Spencer's Design Graduate Programme. 
    Help develop new technologies working as a Graduate Trainee Assistant Technologist with Marks & Spencer's Product Technologist Programme.  

» Business

The companies below offer graduate schemes in actuarial, assurance, audit, tax and leadership.  Please click on each logo to find out about the different opportunities available. 



Morrisons offer graduate schemes in corporate, buying and finance. 


  TUI offer a range of schemes including the Finance Graduate Programme.            

» Care & Childcare



 NHS Graduate Management Scheme is a fast track programme to equip you to become a senior healthcare manager. For more information and to apply please click here 

» Computers & IT

    The Software Engineering Graduate Scheme is a two-year programme during which time you will get to experience four different areas of BBC Design & Engineering.  To find out more click here

Click on the logo to find out about a range of graduate opportunities with IBM. 


The Technology Graduate Development Programme is a two year programme offering two streams - Business and Specialist.  To find out more click here.

  Click on the logo to find out about a range of graduate opportunities with Microsoft. 
    Click on the logo to find out about a range of IT graduate opportunities with Marks & Spencer.  

TUI offer a range of Graduate schemes including the IT Graduate Programme (UK only).


» Construction & Building Services

The companies below all offer a range of graduate schemes which upon successful completion will allow you to continue your career in areas such as construction management, quantity surveying, civil engineering, design and environmental consultancy.  Please click on each logo to find out about the many opportunities available.  

 BalfourBeatty    BarrattDev    Kier logo
 TaylorWimpey     Wolseley

» Engineering

The companies below all offer a range of different graduate schemes.  Please click on each logo to find out about the opportunities with that particular organisation.


» Hospitality

Devere    De Vere and Principal Hotel Group offer two graduate programmes - The Operations Management Scheme and the more Specialist Scheme which as the name sugggests allows applicants to focus on a particular aspect of the business, such as Conference Office Sales or F&B Operations.  The Operations Management programme is for those who wish to experience all aspects of hotel management including Housekeeping, Front Office, Human Resources amongst others. Click on the logo to find out more.               
    Marks & Spencer offer several graduate programmes and placements within food technology, product development and food buying.  Click on the logo to find out more information on each programme.  



» Performance, Music Technology & Media

The companies below offer a range of graduate schemes.  Please click on the individual logos to find out about the programs available with each organisation.  


»Psychology & Crime


    The two year national leadership programme trains outstanding graduates to become police officers.  For your chance to change communities for the better please click on the logo for more information.  
    The MI5 graduate programmes can offer you a challenging two years putting you at the centre of investigations. Choose between the Intelligence Officer Development Programme and the Intelligence and Data Analyst Development Programme
  The Secret Intelligence Service MI6 are developing a new entry level programme for those wishing to join the organisation and eventually become intelligence officers.  The programme is designed for candidates who have limited work experience but show the potential to succeed in the role. Successful recruits will receive enhanced training and support.  For more information please click on the logo.              

» Sport

  Completion of the The British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme could lead to employment within management of racecourses, studs, trainers yards and bookmakers.



» Teacher, Education & Training


  Click here to find out more about the Leadership Development Programme. 

» Travel & Tourism


    Merlin offer the two year Accelerate Graduate Development Programme which after completion could see you working in a variety of worldwide locations.         
     TUI offer several different Graduate schemes - International Graduate Leadership Programme, Graduate Leadership Programme (UK only) and the TUIfly Trainee Programme