Welcome back! Another week, another chance for you to see the most popular graduate jobs from the last seven days. As always the top 5 places are hotly contested, with some jobs storming to the top, while others make a late surge despite them closing in a few weeks. Get your 2015 off to a flying start and apply for some of these incredible opportunities. Here are this week's #HottestjobsintheWorld!
What you need to know: Based in London, East Sussex and Cambridgeshire, working with local councils and the finances
What you need to show: Minimum 2.2 degree. from any degree background, strong numerical skills and be computer literate Perfect careers available if you're interested in: Accounting, Finance and Public Sector and Services The Local Government Graduate Finance Programme is a fantastic way for graduates to start their careers in public finance. Graduates are able to work in a range of London boroughs, East Sussex and Cambridgeshire. As part of this scheme successful applicants will join a bespoke rotational scheme, which will give them exposure to every element of public finance whilst attached to a specific local authority or other public service. Graduates will also be sponsored to study for the unique and prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) Professional Qualification.
What you need to know: Paid summer internship in Insurance for 8 weeks, working in London What you need to show: Potential for the future, interested in a career in Insurance and be able to show the drive to succeed
Perfect careers available if you're interested in: Insurance Lloyds, or Lloyd's of London as they were once known, are one of the oldest and most established Insurance firms around. And it might surprise you to know that they are also one of the most innovative. They are looking for graduates and students to join them for eight weeks between mid-June and mid-August. This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates to experience life at a leading Insurance firm. They are looking for graduates who can show they have the potential to be a future leader with this historic organisation.
What you need to show : Be commercially minded, with the ability to think strategically, tactically and practically Perfect role if you're interested in: Management, Finance, HR, Legal and Retail Asda are one of the UK largest supermarkets and they are looking to draft in the new generation of graduates to bring their company forward. They have a range of opportunities open and are looking to place passionate and practical graduates in areas like: Marketing, Property, Finance, IT, Legal, HR and e-Commerce. For these roles, Asda want to see graduates with a real desire to succeed and who are able to hit the ground running. Asda believe they are able to match a graduate's ambition, so they want applicants who will work hard and always looking to improve.
What you need to know: Software company looking to recruit graduates into the asset finance industry
CHP are a company that pride themselves on taking the best graduates around and offering them first class career opportunities. When they first start, graduates receive an intensive induction into the asset finance industry, software development and consultancy skills, before being assigned to a project where they can put their training into practice. Early on at CHP, after a month long training period, graduates will be working on a client site or based in the London office, and their first role will typically involve software development. As well as designing and developing software, during a project CHP also need to modify business processes to ensure the client is working as effectively as possible, test that everything works, transfer all the data from the old system to ALFA, and provide support through the go-live process and into the future.
And the official #HottestjobsintheWorld is...
What you need to know: Based nationwide, with a salary of £25,000 and the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of logistics and distribution
What you need to show : 2.1 minimum degree, be proactive and able to take on a challenge Perfect role if you're interested in: Distribution and Logistics, Marketing, Management, Finance, Accountancy and Banking Only just on the site this week, we can expect to see Royal Mail being a part of the #HottestjobsintheWorld for the weeks to come. Royal Mail have launched their professional graduate programmes with streams in Commercial, Finance, Technology and HR. They are open for graduates with the real desire to succeed at such a large company. The schemes on offer from Royal Mail are all personally created to ensure that the successful graduate applicants are able to succeed and thrive at the organisation. As ever, the future of Royal Mail is always uncertain, but they are an organisation driving to be the best in what they do.