Graduate and Early Careers Team

With 16 years’ experience in the graduate market, we place the best Minds into structured internships and graduate schemes, entry level positions and early career roles. 

We specialise in candidates with a blend of IQ and EQ, evaluated using our unique Consulting Skill Set criteria. We predominantly partner with Professional Services, Investment & Advisory, Retail and Digital fims, but support a wide range of industries seeking individuals with the consulting skill set

The brightest minds, the most exciting opportunities.


97%

OF OUR UK CANDIDATES WENT TO TOP 15 UNIVERSITIES


 

What we do

INDIVIDUAL

HIRES

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Placing top commercial graduates or junior professionals into their first or second jobs throughout the year. 

SCHEMES & INTERNS 

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Support for end-to-end graduate or management schemes or internship positions.

TOP-UP 

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Sourcing extra firepower into existing schemes that require additional volume, calibre or diversity.

 

Who are our Early Career Minds:

  • Top graduates and junior professionals individuals in the UK and Europe – We benchmark all Minds at AAB and above at A-level (or equivalent) and a 2:1 or above at degree level.
  • We don’t just focus on IQ, but carefully source Minds who also demonstrate EQ. Through assessment against our Consulting Skill Set, we ensure that individuals in our network have a high degree of personal impact and communications skills, alongside their high academics. 
  • The ever developing network is added to each year through 100 of the top graduates from UK universities, sourced through our competitive Ones to Watch talent spotting programme for future leaders. 

 

Individual hires

Our Graduate and Early Career team have built a network of individuals with 0-4 years of commercial experience. After taking a detailed brief of your specific role, candidates are individually assessed for your team by a dedicated candidate manager, allowing us to maintain a consistent shortlist to hire ratio of 3:1.

 

Typical Roles

Analyst, Investment Associate, Strategy Consultant, Insight Associate, Graduate Analyst, Commercial Analyst, Research Analyst, Executive Assistant.

Salaries from £25k - £55k

 

           

Graduate Scheme and Intern Services

End-to-end graduate schemes - We design, build and run full graduate programmes. Acting as an extension of your own team, we tour and run events at the leading universities and business schools in Europe. Our in-house marketing team will ensure brand alignment, and we have a strong record of correcting legacy challenges around candidate calibre, diversity and applicant volume.

 

Proposition Development - Is a graduate scheme entirely new to your company? We can help you develop the whole proposition, not just for the market, but internally as well.

 

 

Top-up Services

Are you looking to add some additional top-tier candidates into an existing scheme? By actively sourcing those hard to find candidates and engaging with our network throughout the year, adding to your scheme out of the traditional cycle is a well-established part of our offering. 

 

We have an excellent track record of assisting in completing schemes with a variety of companies, from investment banks to retail corporations filling up existing graduate schemes with a few outstanding candidates.