Technology: IT and Software Engineering
A career as a software engineer means you will work in an evolving environment that can be both challenging and satisfying. Many graduates from the following degrees have found rewarding careers in software engineering:
* Computer software/computer systems engineering
* Information systems
* Computer science
A number of opportunities can be found both with large multinationals as well as small and medium-sized business. Many organisations offer software engineering graduate programmes, both in the public and private sector. To find the latest graduate software engineer jobs take a look at our jobs board or sign up to receive our jobs alerts.
IT Graduate jobs
Information technology is now central in the workplace and in most people's lives. Almost every industry and sector has a need for IT skills. For an IT graduate, this means there are a broad number of opportunities across the country and across industries. IT graduate roles can include:
* IT/application analyst
* Data analyst
* IT consultant
* Games developer
* Network engineer
* SEO specialist
* Web developer
* Web designer
Competition for top graduates is fierce, and as a result, IT graduate jobs can have a competitive starting salary. As a specialist graduate recruiter, we excel at matching employers with the right graduate. Sign up to receive job alerts today!
IT graduate schemes
There is an array of IT graduate schemes out there and no two are the same. From banks to technology companies to government organisations, which ones to apply for will depend on what you want to do, what industry you wish to work in and where in the country you want to work.
At STEM graduates, our jobs board has the latest graduate IT jobs and graduate software engineer jobs available across the country including in London, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Automotive & Aerospace Graduate
Apply for the Best Automotive & Aerospace Graduate Jobs
An automotive engineering degree opens up several opportunities with a wide range of companies including manufacturers, Formula One, sport and design firms. As an automotive graduate the types of jobs you can apply for include:
- Automotive engineer
- Technician engineer
- Test driver
- Automotive design engineer
- Project manager
- Quality engineer
This is not an exhaustive list and there are many other roles in the automotive industry that may not have been mentioned here. The types of skills needed for candidates who are looking for automotive graduate jobs include:
- Knowledge of CAD
- Problem solving using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, thermodynamic or pneumatic principles
- Communication skills
- Ability to design around different key stakeholders e.g. government, customers, the public
- Time management and organisation skills
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Aerospace engineering graduate jobs
Aerospace engineering graduate jobs break down into two major overlapping branches; aeronautical engineering - which takes in flight technology within the earth’s atmosphere - and astronautical engineering - which focusses on space technology. Our specialist aerospace graduate recruiters are also frequently able to identify graduate jobs in different industry sectors, dependent upon the modules that graduates have studied. Subjects such as thermodynamic, hydraulic and CAD related modules are highly sought after by a number of employers.
Many aerospace engineering graduate jobs are with large manufacturers, the armed forces, airline companies, NASA, the European Space Agency and the Civil Aviation Authority. This is a competitive industry and many employers are looking for candidates that have at least a 2:1. The type of roles aerospace engineering graduates can apply for include:
- Aerospace engineer
- Maintenance engineer
- Manufacturing systems engineer
- Mechanical engineer
- Test pilot
- Astronautical engineer
Aeronautical engineering graduate jobs
Aeronautical engineering is mainly concerned with aircraft that fly within the earth’s atmosphere. This many include several types of aircraft such as commercial planes, military jets, helicopters and drones. Most jobs will sit within aircraft manufacturers, the military, research organisations and the CAA. With drones becoming an ever-increasing presence, there are now a number of roles for aeronautical engineers in drone companies or in organisations where drone use is a growing market (i.e. delivery companies.)
How to find an automotive, aerospace or aeronautical graduate job
At STEM Graduates, we help place aeronautical engineering graduates with companies who are looking for candidates with the qualifications and skills found within those degrees. Take a look at our jobs above or contact us today.
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