Management roles exist in all sectors and types of organisations. Graduate opportunities have been increasing in recent years and are expected to continue to increase (www.highfliers.co.uk).
While a degree in Business can be helpful, most of the graduate opportunities for this type of work are open to students of any degree discipline, and employers are keen to receive applications from students studying a diverse range of degree subjects.
There are many graduate schemes in this area. Most of these will be well advertised on MyFuture and other student and graduate job websites. Examples include:
Some of these organisations will run placement and internship schemes which will be well advertised on MyFuture and other student and graduate job websites.
Other great ways to gain experience and demonstrate your aptitude for these roles:
UK and Global:
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On Campus resources:
Opportunities in this sector are well advertised on MyFuture
Unadvertised roles & networking:
These roles will be well advertised, but networking with alumni and potential employers is highly recommended to build commercial awareness and help you stand out from the crowd.
Job search websites specific to Northern Ireland include:
On Campus resources:
Many of the key employers listed above are large international organisations with opportunities around the world. Home students who want to work overseas are advertised to apply locally and then move once within the job.
International students may find it easier to apply for opportunities in their home countries and then move.
Useful sites for finding student and graduate jobs in this sector in UK, Ireland and further afield:
Prospects Job Sectors and Gradireland sector career guides will help you to search for employment in this employment sector.
Prospects: Business consulting and management
Further information resources are available at the Student Guidance Centre Hub (Opening hours: Mon- Fri 09:00- 17:00), including free copies of Gradireland, TargetJobs and Prospects guides plus self-help guides and employer brochures. The Student Guidance Centre Hub has free wifi, tea and coffee.
This information is obtained from a variety of sources, including the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS), Prospects, Gradireland and relevant professional organisations and other appropriate resources, as available.
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