Calling all graduates!
Find your dream job
Find your perfect graduate role in the Cardiff Capital Region with help from Venture Graduate!
Become a Venture Graduate
- Studied in the Cardiff Capital Region and want to stay
- Grew up in the region and want to come back
- Are looking for a fresh, new, and exciting challenge in a thriving region.
Be the first to know when graduate jobs are released
If you're interested in applying for a role as part of the Venture Graduate Scheme and would like to be notified when the roles are live you can register your interest on this website. The next intake of roles will be live from the 17th of October.
Why Cardiff Capital Region?
Cardiff Capital Region has plenty of opportunities for Venture Graduates. It’s filled with fantastic career prospects and has endless reasons to live and work in the region, including relatively low living costs, spectacular surroundings, and a vibrant event life with a wealth of activities and events on your doorstep, making South Wales the perfect place to call home.
University Careers Services
University Careers Services will offer support as their graduates navigate applications and assessment for graduate jobs. The 4 Universities within the Cardiff Capital Region will specifically support their graduates to plan and prepare for the Venture Graduate Scheme.
All degree backgrounds are welcome unless specially requested by the employer. The match between the graduate and the job role will be about the transferable knowledge and skills you have to offer the business
No, as long as you meet the requirement for the specific job, you are eligible to apply.
There will be a wide-range of internship positions depending on the needs of businesses – this could range from a digital marketing role in a business of 10 employees to project management in a company of 200 employees.
Yes, there will be 3 Cohorts per year.
Since the jobs are based at various sites in the region, any issues with access are described in the job adverts. We work with employers to make reasonable adjustments for jobs and encourage you to disclose any disabilities on your application form. Please contact us if you have any specific questions.
While we encourage use of the Welsh language on the scheme where possible, we can only accept applications in Welsh if the employer specifies this on the job description.
The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is an International Awarding Body whose qualifications are recognised internationally. We have listened to employers and recognise that Leadership and Management are essential skills for our Venture Graduates to develop. We have teamed up with the University of South Wales to deliver the Level 3 ILM qualification in Leadership and Management. Venture Graduates will also be registered with ILM for the duration of their course (up to 12 months).
The qualification is delivered virtually by USW
If you are not successful in a role, you most definitely can apply for another role. We work with many employers, who will all have different requirements, and we would encourage you to apply for another position. If you need further support or wish to discuss this further, please contact us.