They say university is an experience like no other. Employers want to build on your experiences and help develop you further. They want the best - analytical, articulate, technically gifted and commercially sharp individuals with a clear end goal.
As a graduate you will bring fresh thinking, new perspectives and enthusiasm to a sector vital to UK infrastructure. It's a fast paced and dynamic environment and employers are focused on developing new technologies to meet future needs. You will have real responsibility and an opportunity to make an impact from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands.
The breadth and diversity of roles may surprise you! So whether your passion is in engineering, cyber security, commercial operations, human resources, sales, marketing, project management or another specialism it is likely that you will find a graduate programme to suit your skills. And, if your aspiration is to work overseas, many employers have programmes with an international focus.
Work your way to the top!
A graduate scheme is a fantastic way to kick off your career and an exciting opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress to a senior role or long-term career within your chosen specialism. Employer programmes will have different entry requirements - the majority of employers in our sector ask for a minimum Bachelors degree at a 2.2 or above. It is usual for a graduate to spend between 18 months and 3 years undertaking various placements to provide an insight into the different areas of a business and a great foundation in general management. You'll be part of a sector that's innovative and inclusive. Employers in our network value diverse points of view and also ensure that their graduates benefit from exceptional learning and development opportunities.
E.ON graduates and undergraduates showcase some of their initiatives
Salary £27,500 Bachelors / £28,500 Masters. If defending IT infrastructure and networks, hacking sites on behalf of National Grid or combating cyber-crimes appeals to you, then starting a career in cyber security is for you.
Salary £27,500 Bachelors / £28,500 Masters. Through the Finance graduate scheme you will undertake three, 12 month placements in a variety of different teams, with the aim of offering a breadth of experiences in the many different types of Finance teams.
Starting Salary: £29,000. Here in Human Resources, we put our energy into making sure that the people of E.ON are given everything they need to power our business. Building their capabilities. Promoting fairness. Promoting diversity.
Salary £28,900. You will be supporting SSE’s growth in the energy industry and commitment to the UK’s green agenda - SSE is the largest generator of energy through renewable sources, a market leader in the electric vehicle (EV) evolution!
At Scottish Power we know that people are our strongest asset. If you have energy, intelligence, passion and a desire to succeed in your chosen discipline then our two year graduate programme is the ideal way to start your journey.
Looking to gain hands on experience, working on key projects, alongside technical specialists to support your university studies? We have Summer Internship and Year in Industry opportunities in across a wide range of specialisms.