Calling all graduates!
Find out more about the Venture Graduate Programme and our upcoming graduate workshops by signing up.
Submit your CV and select the job areas that interest you and we will contact you to let you know when relevant graduate jobs become available.
Join our Venture Graduate community
We want you to benefit from interesting, challenging and rewarding work that enables you to learn and continually progress in your career.
That’s why we partner with quality, ambitious employers in a wide variety of sectors, including those leading the way in digital transformation and technology, sustainability, innovation and creativity.
Our employer partners share our values of encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion, and are committed to recognising you for who you are & what you can bring.
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.