Brighton is a popular seaside resort on the South coast of England. Not only is the city a great place to live if you enjoy being by the seaside, but it is also in nearby proximity to London, making it an excellent place to search for a graduate job. Here are 30 graduate schemes in Brighton at the moment.

The Grand Brighton

Industry: Hospitality

Salary: Competitive

Are you looking for a career in the hospitality industry? The Grand Brighton, recent winners of the Best Employer in the national Catey awards, would like applicants for their HEADWAY Graduate programme. The company offers two 18 month programmes, each offering a fantastic insight into the business.


Industry: Actuary

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Bupa is a global health insurance provider operating clinics, dental practices and hospitals across the UK. Their three-year Actuarial Graduate Scheme will expose successful applicants to a range of actuarial disciplines through three 12 month rotations across Bupa Global, Bupa UK and Group Functions. During this time, you will also study to become a qualified actuary with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).

IT Career Switch Ltd

Industry: IT

Salary: £18,000-£30,000 per annum

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in a career in IT with little prior experience in the industry. IT Career Switch Ltd is recruiting for companies who are looking to hire IT Technician Traineeship graduates. If your application is successful, you will receive a mixture of online and practical training, leading up to the completion of the CompTIA A+ exams.

 Supply Desk

Industry: Education

Salary: £55-£70 per day

Are you a Psychology graduate who is interested in working with children? Supply Desk has found that psychology graduates make great teaching assistants and are now looking for more recent graduates to take on roles in primary schools in the Brighton area. For more information, please contact Megan on 01273 609993 or email  (please attach a CV to the email.)


Industry: Software Engineering

Salary: Competitive

NetBuilder is currently recruiting graduates to join their NETbuilder Scholarship program. The program runs for eight weeks, with the aim of successful candidates becoming fully trained and accredited as Splunk Administrators by the finish date. At the end of the eight weeks, you will be offered a permanent position with NETbuilder working in their Brighton Delivery Centre or entirely remotely.

Kingsgate Recruitment

Industry: Administration

Salary: £20,000 per annum

This role is based in Crawley, a short distance from Brighton. A well-known college is looking for candidates to join their prestigious graduate scheme. You will first take on the role of an Administrator, however, there will be opportunities for you to move between departments. Please visit the Kingsgate Recruitment website to see a full list of job responsibilities.

Finance the Future

Industry: Finance

Salary: Competitive

Finance the Future’s Local Government Graduate Finance Programme brings together local authorities and other public services to recruit and train graduates each year in the Brighton area. The four-year scheme is designed to give you the experience, knowledge and understanding you need to be a future leader in the world of public finance.

 Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Industry: Healthcare

Salary: £21,892-£24,157 per annum

Time for Dementia is an award-winning programme offered by the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which is designed to create a new generation of healthcare professionals who are more educated and understanding about Dementia. The role will involve regular contact with families affected by Dementia, alongside undergraduate health care students and colleagues.


Industry: Project Analytics

Salary: Competitive

Grayce allows graduates to kickstart their careers through their three-year Development Programme. Based in Horsham, you will be given hands-on experience with clients from some of the UK’s leading organisations, training and development through online study and 1-2-1 coaching and access to their Future Opportunities Programme.


Industry: Business Analytics

Salary: Competitive

If you’re not interested in Project Analytics, maybe you would be more suitable for the Business Analytics graduate scheme over with Grayce. As a Business Analyst, you will work within a project team, helping to plan for the future in line with goals and objectives. If you have experience evaluating and analysing data, creating solutions, communicating with a variety of people, then their Business Analyst role could be for you.

Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Industry: Automotive

Salary: Starting from £21,000 per annum

Would you like a career in the automotive industry with opportunities to work with companies such as Red Bull and Ferrari? An incredibly prestigious company is looking for graduates to take part in their three-month training programme, joining the team as a talent acquisition specialist.

Teaching Personnel Education Recruitment

Industry: Education

Salary: £1080 per month

Teaching Personnel’s Future Teachers Programme is perfect for any graduates who would like to work in a secondary school. During the programme, successful applicants will take on a full-time Graduate Teaching Assistant role in a school in the city before completing a teacher training course.

Institute of Chartered Accountants

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Competitive

As a Trainee ICAEW Chartered Accountant, you will undertake the ACA (a globally-recognised chartered accountancy qualification), which offers a structured training and development programme with four integrated elements. The elements are as follows: Practical work experience, Ethics and professional curiosity, Accountancy, Finance and Business Modules and Professional Development. You do not need to have a degree in a specific subject to apply for this graduate scheme.

QA Consulting

Industry: Digital Consultancy

Salary: Competitive

This graduate scheme is your gateway into a career in digital consultancy. The 12-week programme is designed to teach candidates all the skills and knowledge they will need to become a successful digital consultant by the end of the training period, with an average salary increase of £3,600 after the scheme has been completed.


Industry: Chartered Surveying

Salary: Competitive

Allsop offers a two-year graduate scheme allows successful candidates to complete their APC (assessment of professional competence) qualification, with opportunities to continue their careers with the company upon completion. You will receive a range of benefits, including a Season Ticket loan, study leave and 22 days paid holiday.

Terry Paris Associates

Industry: Engineering

Salary: £26,000 per annum

This graduate scheme will be based in Horsham, a 40-minute commute from Brighton. Terry Paris Associates are searching for applicants for their two-year-long Engineering Graduate Programme, which will allow graduates to undertake a number of placements across their clients’ technology business before specialising. You will be working full time (37 ½ hours per week) and will be given 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Industry: Retail Management

Salary: Competitive

The award-winning Graduate Management Training Programme at Enterprise Rent-A-Car will see participants be awarded the position of Branch Manager in as little as two years. During the initial training period of 8-12 months, graduates will gain enough hands-on experience and key skills to see them later progress into more senior roles.