#Hottestjobsintheworld – Most popular jobs from the 18th to 24th November

A couple of new additions have spiced up this week's #Hottestjobsintheworld, including one that got our Facebook followers salivating. This week's most popular jobs has few hangers on from last week and a few from weeks gone past, but what we can see from this is the popularity of these jobs that it is close and graduates are always looking to strive for the best.

Graduates must remember that these top 5 jobs are receiving high volume of applications, so if you're considering applying you should make sure your application is tailored to what they want and what they are looking for.

5. Mi5 - Intelligence officer

Still managing to hold on after coming in at fifth place last week, Mi5's Intelligence Officer Scheme has managed to keep its place. The £25,000 a year scheme is open to all graduates with a 2:2 or higher, however be warned their application process is stringent and really manages to sort out the best from the rest. Graduates can look to work in fields like International Counter Terrorism, Northern Ireland, Cyber Intelligence, Counter Intelligence, with the option to move into different fields within Mi5 like Human Resources or Policy once you have completed a two year placement on one of the sections.

4. Airbus - Direct Entry Graduate (DEG) Programme

A resurgent role that has worked its way back into the top five is Airbus's Direct Entry Graduate Programme. This role is perfect for graduates that want to perfect skills in management or technical and scientific fields. The DEG Programme has something for everyone and is open for roles in Engineering, Programme and Project Management, support functions like Procurement and Supply Chain Logistics, Finance and HR, plus many more.

3. Cancer Research - Graduate Training Programme NEW!

One of this week's new additions comes from Cancer Research with their Graduate Training Programme. The programme is based in London and offers £24,000 plus benefits for graduates to join them in fields like Corporate, Science, IT, Fundraising and Marketing or Policy, Information and Communications. Cancer Research UK want graduates to come in and be innovative and bold in their day to day work, making sure that they doing the best they can on ground breaking projects.

2. Thorntons - Graduate Scheme NEW!

The nation's favourite chocolate retailer has opened their scheme this week and has been inundated with applications. Graduates are applying for many of the opportunities available at the high street shop, including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Marketing, HR, Retail Trading, Commercial Sales, plus many more. The scheme lasts 27 months and is split up into three nine month placements, with the aim to encouraging the candidate's well rounded approach to their specialism.

1. BP - Graduate Schemes

BP has now become immovable at the top of the list now. After several weeks in second place, BP is still the most popular job of the last week. Top for the third week in a row now and second for two weeks before that, BP's Graduate Schemes have graduates flocking towards them. Paying a staggering £33,000 on entry, with opportunities in Engineering, Science based fields and business and trading, BP is offering a premium scheme for those that show themselves to be committed, driven, and talented and have the dynamic personality to cope in such an environment as BP.

By James Howell
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