Career Progression

Bigger and better things!
Zurich - video
"The beauty of the graduate programme is that I'm learning more and more about myself with each rotation" – Abi, Graduate in International Property Underwriting.
Chartership in the RAF
Royal Air Force - video
Gareth is working towards his Chartered Engineer status with the Royal Air Force – find out how you can do the same.
Completing a master’s degree on the side
Cummins - video
Emma, Placement Student at Cummins, tells us about how the company supports its graduates to complete a master's degree part-time alongside their day job. Find out more.
PhDs – what are my options?
ABB Ltd - video
Xiaotang Gu, Mechanical engineer, has completed a PhD with ABB. If you're thinking about doing a PhD, have a listen to Xiaotang's experiences and advice...
How to work our grad programme for all its worth.
Atkins - blog
Find out Louise's secret to enjoying so many amazing opportunities so early in her career.
“You can have numerous careers within Atkins”
Atkins - podcast
Safety Engineer Louis tells us all about his favourite project, and Geotechnical Engineer Suzzy outlines the training and development opportunities at Atkins.
Benefit from a strong network and support system
Network Rail - podcast
We hear from Ade, Mechanical Engineering Graduate, on his role at Network Rail and where he sees himself progressing. Find out about the company’s relocation packages and how it supports its graduates towards Chartership.
What can I get involved in as a KPMG graduate?
KPMG - video
Graduate Trainee Tina describes the amazing volunteering opportunities available at KPMG.
What BOC graduates have learnt along the way
BOC - podcast
BOC graduates tell us about their journey so far and what they've learnt along the way.
"Just because you go into industry doesn't mean you can't do a PhD"
Johnson Matthey - video
Learn what your options are when it comes to PhDs, and what support you can receive from companies like Johnson Matthey.
Set up to succeed
Royal Air Force - video
Changing paths, working in the Falkland Islands and managing a team of 52 people – we think James's journey is definitely worth a listen if you're starting a role with the Royal Air Force.
What soft skills will you learn?
Science & Technology Facilities Council - video
From teamwork to communication, and from technical learning to becoming a STEM ambassador – Ben Bealing from STFC reveals the variety of skills you can learn on the company's graduate programme.
Take control of your own training
Cummins - video
Bharathy, Lab Operations Engineer, tells us all about the different training opportunities she’s had at Cummins.
“It’s the perfect role for me!”
Network Rail - podcast
Alex talks us through what her day-to-day life was like as an Assistant Project Engineer at Network Rail, and tells us all about where she is now.
Monika's experience working in Frankfurt on the INEOS graduate programme
INEOS - podcast
"What can I say... How long have you got? It was great!"
Training, development, help and support
KPMG - video
Discover the various ways KPMG supports the training and development of its graduates – from Graduate Trainees Tina Kimfumu and Lydia Luff.
"There are so many opportunities."
Arup - podcast
Arup graduate, Martin, tells us why it's important to experience different parts of the business and to stay open minded when new opportunities arise.
What’s your five-year plan?
Atkins - podcast
Assistant Engineer Thevani’s five-year plan will give you an insight into the kinds of opportunities Atkins offers – from Chartership to working in different offices around the world.