Coming out of university can be daunting; for the first time in your life you have to stand on your own two feet and the idea that you might have to work 9-5 for the rest of your life is suddenly very real. Although we’re aware that we sound like a broken record, finding a job – and a job you actually like – is becoming harder and harder. Therefore earning your place on a graduate scheme is undoubtedly the best way to get your career moving fast and if you pick wisely, you won’t have to sacrifice good pay, either. For those graduating in the upcoming year, here are the highest paid jobs that you need to apply for, now.
It’s no secret that the giant supermarket chain has recently taken all of the others to town by offering some of the cheapest but highest quality goods you’ll find in a supermarket. The global retailer is recognised as giving students the opportunity to work for them with a clear path to progression – something that isn’t always guaranteed on all graduate programmes. As one of The Times’ Top 100 Employers, Aldi is a place that any gentleman would be lucky start his career at.
Starting salary (depending on sector) can be £42,000. Visit here for more.
If numbers are your thing, Deloitte is the place for you. Offering one of the most competitive graduate schemes in the industry, winning a place puts you in incredibly good steed for a future job there, too. The City is a place that has managed to have its fair share of controversy around the lifestyle that many of its employees tend to live, but don’t let that put you off. Starting out in a place like this is guaranteed to fire up your career – in the best possible way.
Starting salary is competitive, but usually starts at around £30,000. Visit here for more.
As global leaders in their field, BP have won themselves a brilliant reputation for their unrivalled graduate scheme and the opportunities that it brings. Whether you have years of internship experience or none at all, there’s almost guaranteed to be something that suits you here. Working here will give you the opportunity to see how the energy that a company like BP produces effect the products that you and I use on a daily basis.
Starting salary (depending on sector) can start at around £33,000. Visit here for more.
Much like its biggest competitor, Aldi, Lidl has created a serious name for itself by becoming one of the most sought after places in the country to work. With benefits coming out of your eyelids, we can promise you that this graduate scheme is very much worth applying for. And when a company makes a point of explaining that unlike most other retailers who’ve dropped their graduate scheme salaries, they’ve risen theirs, you know you’re in for something good.
Starting salary can start at £38,000. Visit here for more.
Which gentleman doesn’t want to channel his inner Harvey Spector? Well, if you actually do want to be a lawyer, Clifford Chance could be the place for you. As one of the country’s leading law firms, the firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources in every area you could possibly want to work in. And with a starting salary to rival the salary that most people twice your age will be on, what are you waiting for?
Starting salary can start at £42,000. Visit here for more.