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Employers represented at the careers event

  Company About the organisation What they are looking for
CEB

CEB is the leading member-based advisory company. By combining the best practices of thousands of member companies with our advanced research methodologies and human capital analytics, we equip senior leaders and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to transform operations.

 
Compass Lexecon

One of the world’s leading economic consulting firms, Compass Lexecon provides law firms and corporations with clear analysis of complex issues. We provide expert economic advice on competition policy, regulation, and the assessment of damages in complex disputes.

We seek highly analytical candidates who are able to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients. Attention to detail and organisational skills are important, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Skills in STATA and Excel are desirable.

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the UK’s main competition and consumer authority.

 
Deloitte

Deloitte’s Economic Consulting Group provides advice to a wide range of leading public and private clients across industries and around the world. We apply our skills across a number of sectors, offering our clients services in competition analysis, regulation and public policy, commercial finance and strategy.

We are looking for candidates with excellent verbal and written communication skills, commercial acumen and an awareness of key business issues, and the desire to apply analytic and economic and/or financial skills to real life problems.

Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence. You will have a strong academic track record and be a recent graduate in a numerate subject, ideally related to finance or economics. However, we also welcome applications from candidates from other disciplines such as engineering and sciences. You must have excellent communication skills and be able to deliver clear and concise analysis. Additional fluency in another European language would be an advantage but is not essential.
Frontier Economics Frontier is one of the largest micro-economic consultancies in Europe with offices in Brussels, Cologne, Dublin, London, Paris and Madrid. We work with private, public and voluntary sector clients across the world to help them make better decisions. We apply our economic toolkit to help clients understand complex challenges. We are looking for graduates who can build good working relationships with our clients and use their knowledge of economics to address real world problems.
GES

The Government Economic Service (GES ) is the biggest recruiter of economist in the UK and part of the civil service Fast Stream graduate programme.

 
HM Treasury

HM Treasury is the government’s economic and finance ministry. We employ a team of around 1,000, predominantly in policy roles. You will find the majority of us in modern headquarters overlooking St James's Park - right in the heart of Westminster. Our policy team advise Ministers on maintaining control over public spending, deciding how money is raised from taxpayers, setting the direction of the UK’s economic policy and working to achieve strong and sustainable economic growth. This gives us a say in every part, of every policy, across every government department.

To thrive as a Policy Adviser at HM Treasury you need a talent for grasping ideas quickly and taking complex information on board, strong analytical skills and a ruthless filter for the irrelevant or distracting. Then you need the communication skills to convey your findings precisely and clearly. You’ll need to be able to hold your own and handle a high degree of responsibility and challenge.

Mars

Since 1932 Mars has been producing much loved brands in the UK, employing nearly 4,000 Associates across several sites in the UK, manufacturing confectionery, food, petcare and drinks products. How we work at Mars is guided by our Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. Associates put our Mars Principles into action every day to make a difference for people and the planet through our performance.

Our graduate development programmes are different to most. For one thing, we don’t have a set way of working. If you think we can do things better or more efficiently, we want to hear about it. And that’s not all. It will be very much down to you to seek out new opportunities – new opportunities for our business, for your projects and for your career.

ODI

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is a leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

 
Orbis Investments

Orbis is a 26-year old global investment management firm. Our paid rotational summer internship within our Fund Operations group seeks to attract motivated students interested in working in finance, but who may not yet have experience of the financial world.

We don’t look for specific experience or a particular skill set, we look for self-starters who are prepared to push themselves to learn and grow; passionate, driven, independent thinkers, with strong academic records, who will relish working in a high performing environment.

Oxera Consulting LLP

Oxera is an independent economics consultancy renowned for integrity, intellectual rigour and work of the highest quality. We offer international governments, regulators and major companies independent advice. Our economists are some of the best brains in the business.

Candidates should have, or be expecting, a first-class degree in economics or joint honours, with an emphasis on microeconomics, industrial organisation, finance and/or econometrics.

PwC

We're one of the world’s leading professional services organisations with 195,000 people across 157 countries. And based on the opportunity we offer, students have voted us the number one Graduate Employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last 12 years.

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’. Please see the ‘Apply’ section of our website for more details.

RBB Economics

RBB Economics is an independent economics consultancy specialising in competition law matters. We apply the latest advances in economic theory, statistical and econometric techniques in helping our clients address complex competition challenges.

Qualifications are usually to postgraduate level, however we do offer some places to those holding an undergraduate degree. A particular interest in industrial organisation is welcome, as is the ability to apply economic theory to a wide range of practical situations.

Teach First

We are an influential charity, engaging the brightest talent to fight educational inequality. We develop leaders for life, who accelerate their careers in education, business and beyond, towards a day when no child’s success is limited by their socio-economic background.

Young people need leaders: Exceptional people who can bring out the best in them and help them to become successful adults. We recruit graduates who can engage, stimulate and inspire, and offer dynamism, resilience and imagination. Teach First develops Leaders for Life.

Unilever Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods with products sold in over 190 countries and used by 2 billion consumers every day. Our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace, creating a better future with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. A growth mindset – it’s a positive, yet realistic attitude about the company's future. Consumer and customer focus – it’s seeing our brands through their eyes. Bias for action - it’s thoughtful action and intelligent risk-taking. Accountability and responsibility - it’s owning Unilever's overall performance. Building talent and teams - it's developing teams that pull together to win.