Coventry is a city located in the Midlands, nestled between Birmingham and Northampton. Predominantly known for its cathedral, Coventry also has a popular university, Coventry University, and football club, Coventry City. Graduates from Coventry University might choose to stay in the city, and there are some great graduate programmes in the centre or nearby. Here are some graduate schemes being advertised in Coventry at the moment.

Jaguar Land Rover

Industry: Design, Engineering, Corporate

Salary: Starting from £29,000 per annum, plus £2,000 joining benefit

Jaguar Land Rover is a popular graduate employer in the Midlands, and it currently has three different graduate schemes on offer: Design, Engineering and Corporate. Each position comes with a host of benefits, including mentoring and coaching from industry-leading experts, 26 days holiday allowance and access to the company’s on-site facilities. Click here to learn more about the graduate programmes with Jaguar Land Rover and what they entail.

Unipart Expert Practices

Industry: Consulting

Salary: £30,000 per annum, plus performance based benefits

Unipart Expert Practices will shortly be recruiting for their 2020 Graduate Consultant Programme. The two-year scheme will see successful applicants work with clients and colleagues to help deliver client projects from diagnostic to design and final delivery. You must have achieved a 2:1 or above in your degree subject (Economics, Maths or the Sciences preferably) and have a proactive, can-do attitude.


Industry: Engineering

Salary: Competitive

Keller are looking for graduates in the Coventry area to go through their development programme, which supports successful applicants in becoming a fully qualified engineer in a two-year time period. Graduates will work within a range of disciplines across the company and its operating divisions, leading to the development of new skills, increased responsibilities and improved professional development.


Industry: Education

Salary: £8.63-£8.72 per hour

Are you looking for a temporary graduate placement? Would you like to have some influence over the curriculum at Coventry University? TheFutureWorks are offering 3,6, or 12 month Placement Internships, where successful applicants will work as part of Curriculum 2025. As part of the team, you will work alongside academic course teams to refresh the way students are taught.

Rise Technical Recruitment Limited

Industry: Chemical distribution

Salary: £25,000-£30,000 per annum plus bonuses and car allowance

Rise Technical Recruitment Limited are working with a specialist chemical distribution company to look for someone to join their prestigious graduate scheme as a Graduate Account Manager. The role will see the successful applicant work closely with existing customers and work hard to develop new relationships with manufacturers and research institutions. Graduates will need a masters degree in a relevant discipline (Chemical, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics, Semiconductors etc) for this position.

Cadent Gas Limited

Industry: HR

Salary: £27,500-£28,500 per annum, plus accommodation allowance and bonus scheme

Cadent Gas Limited is the UK’s largest owner and distributor of gas networks. Their 19 month HR Graduate Programme will show participants what it’s like to be at the heart of the business through two different placements – one in their HR department and the other in a department of your choice. To apply, you will need a minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant degree discipline and a valid UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle.