School of Social and Political Sciences
There are lots of opportunities for you to make great use of your degree studies. A helpful starting point is the ‘what can I do with my degree page’ on Prospects. Click on the below subject areas to link to the pages which are likely to be most relevant to School of Social and Political Sciences graduates:
The BSA, British Sociological Society's website is a great source of information on latest events, opportunities and resources as well as having a vacancies board where you can search for employment opportunities. You can also follow them on Twitter.
If you are looking for a graduate scheme into policing, take a look at Police Now.
Police Now's mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and increase the public's confidence in policing by recruiting and developing a diverse group of individuals to be leaders in society and on the policing frontline.
Their two-year national programmes train outstanding graduates to become police officers and detectives working in partnership to transform communities.
Top Tip: Do some research into the various initiatives Police Now are involved in, such as The Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP).
The RAF recruit to a variety of roles within their RAF Policing function. As well as generalist policing recruits, they also recruit and train for a number of different specialist areas such as aviation security, counter intelligence, protective security, military working dogs and information & cyber security. Their website provides further information into roles and the recruitment process.
Top Tip: If you would like to book onto one of the RAF Campus workshops, book your place through our events page . If you would like to have a chat with our contacts at the Lincoln Recruitment Office, please get in touch with Becca or Lyn and we’ll make an introduction for you.
Below are web links to other graduate appropriate schemes which School of Social and Political Sciences graduates may be interested in exploring:
- Cyber Risk Graduate Programme with Deloitte
- Loss Prevention Crime & Analytics Management European Graduate Programme with TKMaxx
- GCHQ Graduate Schemes
- Unlocked (2 year leadership development programme)
- Probation Officer
- Youth Justice Worker with the Youth Custody Service
- Cyber Security Consultant with Capgemini
Don’t forget to look at the information provided on the page for all College of Social Science graduates too.