If you want to break into a big organisation, receive expert training and get well paid in the process, a graduate training scheme could be for you.
1. They are offered by big organisations
Graduates schemes are typically offered by big organisations such as the Civil Service, PwC and the NHS.
2. They are fixed term
Training schemes are typically offered to graduates for a fixed term of between 18 months and two years.
3. They are competitive
Graduate schemes are a great opportunity to work and train in a real job. As they are well-paid, they are competitive and many require a degree classification of 2:1 or above.
5. You need to apply early
Don’t wait until graduation to suss out a scheme – applications will be open from the autumn of final year and typically close by Christmas. Check out MyFuture for details of graduate schemes relevant to you.
6. You can find them online
With a bit of desktop research, you can find details of graduate schemes across the UK and Ireland. Here are five sites to check:
Search graduate training opportunities with huge organisations including Google, Amazon and BBC.
From the Royal Navy to Bloomberg, search for graduate training opportunities.
Search graduate jobs, schemes and internships.
Search graduate jobs, schemes and internships across Ireland.
Search graduate opportunities in Engineering and Technology.