It can be more difficult to know what career options are available to you if you’ve studied a humanities subject. However – great news! The skills you develop when studying a humanities subject stand you in great stead for a wide number of career options. Here we showcase five fantastic Bright Network employers who actively encourage applications from humanities students.
Dare to Challenge Everything. Do you ever wonder What if? What’s next? Can you see the opportunities, the possibilities? The never-been-done, the what-could-be? Then you’re AXA's type of graduate. A global leader in insurance and asset management, they are transforming their business so that we can protect people better. But to make change happen, AXA are looking for the brightest and most curious of minds. Here in the UK, they run five graduate programmes: Business Leaders, Actuarial, Finance, IT and Digital Leaders, Data Science. Whichever programme you join them in, they’ll give you superb training, development and support.
Burges Salmon LLP
A leading law firm with global reach. At Burges Salmon, excellent client service underpins all that they do. Their working culture is open, collaborative and strongly client-focused. They provide the highest standards of legal and business advice to clients across the UK. Burges Salmon enhance the already considerable ability of all our lawyers by providing a real breadth of advice, recognising the broader requirements of their clients and taking into account their strategic, commercial and other needs.
As an integrated business, KPMG is in a strong position to respond to client needs, bringing together the right teams at the right time, across disciplines and across borders. The key to their success lies in their ability to match our insights and skills to the strategic goals of clients, day in and day out. KPMG in the UK has 22 offices and is part of a global network of member firms offering Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG's people are at the heart of our continued success and being part of the firm is being part of a community of talented and innovative people, working together to have a positive, lasting impact on clients. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives.
Mckinsey & Co
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. They are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions, as they work with leading organisations across the private, public and social sectors. At Mckinsey you'll build your capabilities and leadership skills at every level and every opportunity. Working with their international client base, you'll fully participate in the process and lead the ongoing work.
National Audit Office
National Audit Office's work, along with that of the Committee of Public Accounts, leads to savings and other efficiency gains worth millions of pounds – almost £1.15 billion in 2014. They audit the financial statements of all central government departments, agencies and other public bodies and report the results to Parliament. The work is 'big hitting', high quality, varied and worthwhile. It has a real impact on the nation. The skills and knowledge of their people are our greatest asset and they are passionate about finding the right people to help them achieve their vision to help the nation spend wisely.