Graduate schemes

Find out more about graduate schemes, IET accredited companies and advice on how to highlight your skills at each stage of your application.

Young professionals A job on a graduate scheme is, for many, the post-graduation goal. The recruitment process can be tough, and you may have to undertake psychometric tests and attend assessment centres, all on top of filling out application forms and attending interviews. 

Find out more about graduate schemes, IET accredited companies and advice on how to highlight your skills at each stage of your application.

An introduction to graduate schemes

A graduate scheme is a great way to start work for a large company, gain experience in many areas and integrate yourself into the workplace after university.


How to plan your job search

Creating the perfect job hunting plan can help you to focus your job search more efficiently.


What employers look for

The top skills and abilities employers look for in graduate scheme recruits.


Psychometric tests simplified

Demystify psychometrics and reveal what these assessments actually involve and are being used to achieve.


Recruitment tests - an introduction

An introduction to some of the recruitment tests you may come across when applying for a job.


Meet the employers

Engineering and IT graduate scheme providers and their programmes.


Meet the graduates

Engineering and IT graduates share their grad scheme experiences.


Benefits of accredited schemes

An IET accredited scheme is quality assured, meaning you’ll be choosing a programme with the best support for professional development and career progression.