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/ 3 years ago /

 Article by Brenda Wong

The best graduate schemes you didn’t know you should apply for

Now that exams are over, it’s time to focus on the job hunt. To make your job hunt even easier, we’ve rounded up the best graduate schemes for entry in 2018 we’ve found so far. Why are they so great, you ask? Well, if you’re looking for a well-paid, entry-level, well-structured programme after university, these listings will probably float your boat. Let’s take a look.

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Best Graduate Schemes 2018

Economist Graduate, Ofcom

The company in a nutshell 🥜

Ofcom keeps a watchful eye on the UK’s telecoms, TV, radio and postal industries to make sure they’re doing the best for all of us. They regulate most of the nation’s interactive media.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • BBC Regulation – you get to work on regulating the BBC, as Ofcom have just taken on some additional responsibilities.
  • Planning for 5G mobile coverage across the United Kingdom. Goodbye slow mobile internet speeds.
  • The Digital Communications Review – you’ll get to work on a far-reaching strategic review of the communications market as a whole.
  • Premier League football rights investigation – perfect for any football nuts out there.

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

The listed salary is £30k-40k a year.

Business/Project Management Graduate, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The company in a nutshell 🥜

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is a company all about innovation for tomorrow. They help customers use technology to transform industries, markets and lives. Not only do they help people optimise their traditional IT, they help build secure, cloud-enabled and mobile-friendly solutions too.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • This is a really varied role that lasts for 24 months.
  • You’ll get experience across these areas: Business and Project Analysis, Business Development, Sales Strategy and Planning, Business Operations and more.
  • Success in the programme will potentially lead to permanent roles in these business areas.

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

Salary is listed as ‘Competitive’.

Cyber Security Graduate Programme, EY

The company in a nutshell 🥜

EY is a leading professional services organisation. They advise many of the world’s most important companies on the issues that are shaping tomorrow.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • You’ll help clients define and execute business-specific roadmaps for managing and reducing Cyber-Risk.
  • You’ll work with data to help identify key risks, and define and implement controls to minimise them.

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

Salary is listed as ‘Competitive’.

Communications Graduate Programme, Shell

The company in a nutshell 🥜

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. They employ an average of 93,000 people across the world.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • You’ll get to maintain and enhance Shell’s overall reputation through communications with stakeholders and the wider public.
  • You will be building Shell’s brand through stories, op-eds, speeches and campaign narratives.
  • Part of your job will include creating compelling stories with visual and interactive elements.

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

The listed salary is £30k-40k a year.

Trainee Graduate Accountant, Mazars

The company in a nutshell 🥜

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation. They specialise in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. Mazars and its correspondents are active in 87 countries.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • You’ll be supporting the Accounting and Outsourcing Services Team on the delivery of statutory accounts, management accounts and VAT return preparation for clients.
  • Your responsibilities will include preparing financial statements, maintaining accounting records and preparing management accounts/VAT returns for clients.
  • You’ll be studying towards a professional qualification in accounting alongside this programme.

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

The listed salary is £30k-40k a year.

Software Engineering Academy, Sky

The company in a nutshell 🥜

Sky is one of Europe’s leading entertainment companies, and serves over 21 million customers across five countries.

What do I get to do? 🙋

  • You’ll be developing the software used on air by Sky Sports and Sky News.
  • One project involves constructing the interface for the relaunch of NowTV.
  • You’ll be creating eye-catching content for Sky.com and Skysports.com

Let’s get it straight, how much will I be paid? 💸

Salary is listed as ‘Competitive’.

So there you have it! Some of the best graduate schemes we’ve found so far.

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