Katie Davies

With summer in full force and graduate job hunting well underway, we’ve rounded up some of the very best graduate jobs closing soon. From molecular biologist roles to laboratory technicians, web designers and software engineers, there’s plenty of brilliant opportunities out there.

However, with application deadlines looming, it’s time to start submitting your CV! So, what are you waiting for? Begin your application today and start the next chapter of your career in STEM.


IT Support Engineer

Where: Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Abingdon, Thame, Aylesbury, Headington, etc.)

Salary: £22,000 - £27,000 depending on experience

This former Tech Track 100 company is looking for a professional IT Support Engineer who has good experience in a similar role and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. The company build pioneering web applications and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. This role is perfect for someone with experience working in a Service Desk Team, managing support tickets and escalations, as well as managing IT systems. With added bonuses such as training, progression, good holidays, casual dress code, good office location, pension, death in service and discounts on internal products, this is not an opportunity to be missed! 


Technical Support Chemist

Where: Southampton, South East England

Salary: £18-20k plus benefits (including Healthcare & Travel Expenses)

Next up in our list of graduate jobs closing soon is for the chemists out there. If you’re a recent chemistry graduate or have a related degree, join this world-leading developer of highly specialised wet chemistry laboratory equipment.  With locations worldwide and a reputation for providing the best technical support across the globe, this large company is looking for a passionate Technical Support Chemist. You’ll be tasked with installing product instrumentation, commissioning and delivering training at client laboratories in various locations. Apply now, before it’s too late!


Graduate Development Engineer (Mechanical or Motorsport)

Where: Close to Cardiff and Newport areas

Salary: Up to £20000 per annum

If you have a passion for mechanical and motorsport engineering, an established engineering company is currently looking for a talented graduate development engineer to join their growing team. Specialising in the design and development of innovative technology for use within vehicle and power generation markets, this large company is based in the South Wales area. The successful candidate will need to be educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or Motorsport Engineering and have a full UK driving license. With the application deadline looming, contact us today to submit your CV.


Plant Molecular Biologist

Where: Norwich, East Anglia

Salary: Competitive Dependent on Experience

Kick start your career as a Plant Molecular Biologist at this plant sciences company and be involved in the development of new precise genome editing projects. If you’re educated to PhD or master’s level and have experience in molecular biology techniques such as genotyping (PCR), gel electrophoresis and plasmid preparation, then this could be the perfect role for you!  But be quick, this is one of our most popular graduate jobs closing soon.


Laboratory Technician – Chemical Analysis

Where: Northamptonshire (commutable from Northampton, Brixworth, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby, etc.)

Salary: £16-17k Dependent upon experience, opportunities for progression

Do you dream of securing a job in a scientific laboratory? A well-known material testing company based in Northamptonshire are on the lookout for a technician with a degree in Chemistry, Material Science or Forensic Science related subject. The company have been operating for almost 100 years and have a positive history of hiring graduates and helping them progress throughout the business. With excellent benefits and a wealth of training opportunities, find out more about this role today.


Graduate Web Designer

Where: Knutsford, Cheshire

Salary: £23,000 upwards dependent upon experience

Are you a graduate web designer who can think outside the box and deliver innovative solutions? This graduate job closing soon could be perfect for you. The company are looking for someone who understands business and technical requirements, with the ability to translate these to produce wireframes and prototypes that can help deliver final designs. So, if you have a degree in computer science or an IT related subject with software ability, contact us today to find out more information.


Graduate Test Engineer – Mechanical Engineering

Where: South Wales

Salary: Up to £20000 per annum

Next up in our guide to some of the best graduate jobs closing soon is a fantastic opportunity at an established engineering company. Specialising in the design and development of innovative technology for use within the vehicle and power generation markets, they are looking for a graduate test engineer. Based within the Product Development team, the candidate will focus on the design, development, prototyping and testing of fuel cell technology products.


Graduate Software Engineer – Java

Where: Kent

Salary: Competitive

An information management consultancy based in Kent are looking to recruit a talented software engineer onto their development programme. Offering an opportunity to enhance your skills and progress your career, this could be the perfect role for you.  You will work with large national corporations daily to understand their business needs and requirements. One of the best graduate jobs closing soon, get in touch with one of our consultants today and submit your application.

Graduate Jobs Closing Soon: Apply today!

If any of these fantastic roles catch your eye, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our friendly recruitment team. Either apply online or give us a call on 0151 236 8000 to discuss any of the roles further. But don’t forget, with application deadlines fast approaching, you’ll have to get in there fast!

Unsure of what career path you want to take, or maybe you’d like the opportunity to talk to employers face to face? Our sister company STEM Women run a number of events across the UK for female STEM graduates looking to secure a job in a STEM industry. Check out our events page and register your attendance today!