Maths graduates may not always be aware of the various employment opportunities available to them. Below we offer a list of employer websites divided into several categories.
This list is just a sample of the organisations who employ graduates with mathematical skills. There are many more.
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Bank of England
As the country’s central bank, the Bank of England play a fundamental role in the UK economy – ensuring monetary stability and contributing to financial stability. Their work is challenging, high profile, and truly fascinating. It has an impact on the entire nation.
They set monetary policy to control inflation and devise economic policy. They’re also involved in a broad range of other activities too, some of which include working with the government and other banks.
And in 2013, the government plans for the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to be established as part of the Bank of England, to promote the safety and security of banks and insurance companies.
Meeting challenges takes innovative thinking and an intensely collaborative approach. Upon joining, many people are surprised by just how friendly, welcoming, and open their environment is. It’s not the only surprising thing about the Bank of England. So take a closer look, and see the Bank differently.
If you are considering what career will utilise your maths degree and numeracy skills in a fun, exciting, fast paced environment then have you considered a career in online media and digital advertising? Maths, stats, Economics and Science graduates are highly sort after in this field due to the analytical nature of the industry.
Aspire are leading specialists in recruiting graduate candidates into their first and second jobs within London based media, digital and technology organisations. Established in 1993, Aspire recruit over 500 graduates a year into media agencies, publishers, ecommerce businesses and tech companies. With the growth of online advertising and big data these roles are increasingly analytical and require candidates with a mathematical background to help drive the ever-changing landscape of digital advertising.
Transport / Travel
EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and largest producer of low-carbon electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest energy groups, they generate around one fifth of the UK’s electricity and employ around 15,000 people in the UK.
They offer diverse and highly rewarding graduate schemes in many areas including their Mathematics Graduate Scheme. This is an opportunity not to be missed. Each of their graduate programmes offers a different introduction to the fast-paced and fascinating business of energy. All of them offer challenging work, rapid progress, extensive training and opportunities to work towards relevant professional qualifications.
In addition, their 12 month paid Industrial Placement opportunities are a perfect way for undergraduates to develop their expertise in a hands-on environment, developing key skills and knowledge in their chosen field, with first class mentoring and training from industry experts. Due to the size and scope of their business, they are able to offer diverse and unique placements in nuclear science, engineering and commercial areas of the business.