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If you’re ready to take your first step on your career leader, our Graduate Scheme is a brilliant place to build the skills you need to go do your thing.  

What it's all about?

It’s a great opportunity to work at Northern and be part of our 24-month Graduate programme.

We’ve designed our scheme to attract and develop talented young people into the rail industry. It can give you the skills you need to become a great manager of the future, and that includes a place on the Leadership Development Programme we’ve created for all our new managers.

What’s more, it will also help you build your experience across different areas of our business from Operations, to Customer Service, Finance, Marketing and more.

During the scheme, you’ll take part in graduate events, training modules and a range of development activities. And you’ll build your knowledge of our operation, strategy, business models, and more.

You’ll also work closely with Senior Managers across the business as you get busy on a number of projects with other Northern Graduates to help us achieve our targets. Above all, we’ll make sure that you’re carefully supported by your mentor, and that you have everything you need to become part of the wider family Graduate network.

 

Here's what we're looking for:

  • You’ll have already completed a 2:1 Bachelor or Masters degree
  • Some work experience would be useful, but it’s not essential
  • An appetite for working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Leadership potential and/or substantial technical knowledge
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • A high-performance and achievement mindset
  • An interest in experimentation and innovation
  • The ability to think creatively

 

And finally, you’ll also need to be either a graduate from a University in the North of England or you should already be living in the North.

 

Apply now

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