After collating the figures, the results are in. Graduates have been furiously applying for many fantastic jobs all week, but these are the most popular 5. They are all still open for applications, so take a look and see if they're right for you.
5. BT - Graduate Business Programme
The BT Business programmes are an excellent avenue for any graduate that wants to be involved with world class business operations and at a global company. The BT programme wants graduates for a range of disciplines to ply their skills in a variety of schemes such as Legal, Marketing, Sales, Client Engagement, Project Management, Business Improvement, Business Analysis and Operational Team Management. For one of these roles, graduates need to be great communicators, personable and a team player.
4. Home Office -Asylum Decision-Maker
In fourth spot, we've got an excellent role from the Home office. Working as an Asylum Decision Maker at a range of locations up and down the country can be an excellent career for a graduate to embark upon. The role involves reviewing cases, interviewing seekers, and making case studies. A potentially very rewarding job, graduates need to have evidence of case handling work and hold at least a 2:2.
3. HMRC - Tax Professional Development Programme
Reaching third spot is another Public Sector role as HMRC are on the hunt to recruit Tax Professionals to a long term graduate scheme. The programmes aim to take graduates fresh out of university and train them up in a variety of Tax related roles. Successful graduates also work towards a professional qualification in Professional Studies in Taxation accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University. The four year course will have graduates fully prepped for the working world and starting on £27,045 plus benefits, it's not hard to see why this job was so popular.
2. BP - Graduate Programmes
The BP Graduate Programmes were always going to be popular and we're surprised they've been pipped to second place. The schemes offered by BP are extremely varied and give graduates the opportunity to turn their skills to broad areas in Science, Business or Technology. Graduates need to show BP exactly why they would be good for the company. The competition is so great that graduates should not just rely on excellent academic achievement, but provide evidence of excelling in certain fields relate to the role. With a starting salary of £33,000, how did it not win?
1. Jaguar Land Rover - Graduate PR, Communications and Public Affairs
Here's why…Jaguar Land Rover's Graduate programme in PR, Communications and Public affairs. Graduates have gone wild for this position and it's easy to see why. Based in either Warwick or Liverpool, successful graduates will be managing interaction with audiences and media outlets globally, orchestrating exhibitions and shows and communications with employees over public affairs. This exciting role, with an extra sweetener of £29,000, is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to learn their trade in an international manufacturing powerhouse.