Step Autumn 2017 Campus Tour

With what felt like a very brief summer already over and students back to the books, we’re heading out on the bike and to a campus near you this Autumn! If you want to hear all about our fantastic paid internships, placements and permanent graduate roles, please check out the dates below. OCTOBER Thursday 5th October –…

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Facts and Figures from the House of Commons BAME Internship programme

After a long and very competitive application and interview process, the recruitment has been completed on the House of Commons 12-month internship programme and we’re delighted to announce that three students have successfully been appointed, with start dates targeted for November. The aim of the programme was to provide work experience, employability support and guidance to…

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Higher level skills – the 2017 Masters cohort.

September and October may well mark the start of the academic year cycle but for Masters students, who are just completing their degrees, Autumn signals the start of their graduate job search.  For businesses who may be feeling they missed the flux of new graduates back in June and July, Masters students who are now…

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Gaining confidence and discovering skills – Victoria

Victoria is a 2017 Law graduate from Keele University. Her blog discusses the lessons gained from an eight week graduate e-commerce internship that she has recently completed. Victoria’s account is a great example of the varied lessons that internships can provide. An internship is a great way of testing out a company or role before…


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Bringing designs to life on my placement year – Munir

Munir is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Birmingham. He has recently completed a Mechanical Engineering sandwich placement with one of the world’s largest stair lift manufacturers and installers. The process of applying for a placement, as anyone going through the process will know, can be a long and time consuming task. However,…


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Summer’s over -back to business!

As politicians, schools, colleges and businesses return from their summer holidays, many  2017 graduates, who decided to take the summer off, are also returning from their international travels. We are seeing heightened activity among this group of new graduates who are turning their attention to their graduate job search. The 2017 Step graduate talent pool…

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Developing knowledge and broadening skills with PUMA UK – Simron

Simron is an Accounting and Finance student at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has recently completed a placement year as a Business Analyst with PUMA UK. After reading the job description for the role at PUMA I knew immediately that this was the placement that I really wanted. I did a lot of research about PUMA…


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From Step placement to head of department – Drew

Drew is the Head of Data Engineering at Lynchpin – a customer analytics consultancy. Lynchpin deliver valuable insight to their clients to help them understand their customers and deliver better experiences, products and marketing. Their impressive and diverse client list boasts international and UK based firms, including: MTV, Ticketmaster, HSBC, Nationwide, Emirates, Edinburgh Airport, Hotel…


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