Perhaps you know exactly what you would like to do after graduation, or perhaps you’re still considering your options? Whatever point you are at in planning your career, you'll find lots of support, resources and activities available at Warwick Business School and The University of Warwick to help you make decisions, enhance your employability skills and achieve your career goals.
At WBS 95% of our BSc Accounting & Finance graduates go on to work or further study 15 months after completing the course (Discover Uni, 2022).
Where do our graduates work?
- Bank of America
- Deutsche Bank
- Goldman Sachs
- HM Revenue and Customs
- JP Morgan
- Lloyds Banking Group
- Royal Bank of Scotland.
What do our graduates do?
- Audit Associate
- ACA Graduate Trainee
- Assurance Associate
- Business Consultant
- Capital Markets Analyst
- Commercial Analyst
- Consulting Analyst
- Corporate Analyst Graduate Trainee
- Investment Banking Analyst
- Macro Trader
- Markets & Security Services Analyst
- Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst
- Technology Infrastructure Analyst
- Trainee Accountant.
Source: WBS Cohort Data Class of 2015 to 2022. This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
*The Graduate Market 2023 Report
**UK Government's 2018 LEO dataset
Careers support and coaching
Our dedicated CareersPlus team provides specialised careers services solely for Warwick Business School students including:
- 1-2-1 careers coaching
- Career planning and preparation workshops
- Employer events
- Work placements and internships.
Bespoke employer events organised specifically for our students have seen the likes of EY, L’Oréal, Aldi, Johnson & Johnson, Royal Bank of Scotland, Grant Thornton UK LLP, Accenture and Aston Martin visit Warwick Business School, providing students with great networking opportunities and links to top local, national and international brands.
Upon commencing your course, you will also be able to access our exclusive social media pages on Facebook and LinkedIn, whereby you can view further opportunities, employer events and career resources specifically aimed at WBS students and graduates.
Student Careers & Skills
In addition, you will have access to the University of Warwick’s Centre for Student Careers & Skills who also provide skills workshops, access to job vacancies and further opportunities to meet employers on campus.
The university's job site, MyAdvantage lists thousands of graduate jobs, placement and internship opportunities throughout the year, as well as a range of other useful online resources.
Events organised throughout the year include the Business, Finance & Consultancy Fair, Investment Banking Uncovered, Careers in Advertising, Marketing and PR, Careers in Digital Communications, Careers in Politics and Government plus many more.
At WBS, we host the Undergraduate Placement Fair. This is an opportunity for undergraduates to meet with a range of employers from a variety of different sectors, regarding their year in industry placement opportunities that their organisation offers. Although the fair predominantly focuses on placements, employers in attendance will also be available to discuss their spring week, insight programme, summer internship and graduate level roles with first and final year students as well. Find out more about the Undergraduate Placement Fair.
You may also be interested in securing a summer internship, or applying for a Spring Week or Insight Programme position at an accountancy, finance, or law firm or in an investment bank. These opportunities are also becoming increasingly popular across other sectors as well. Our dedicated CareersPlus team will be on hand to support you with your application.
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