Exclusive

Bright Network Research 2018/19

Our annual research report What do graduates want? reveals the career preferences, concerns and preferences of 3,000+ talented undergraduates, breaking down their responses by gender, graduation year, ethnicity and educational background. To access the report click on the link below

What do graduates want? | 2018

A look at what 3,000+ Bright Network members want from their career and future employers

Exclusive

Bright Network Research 2018/19

Our annual research report What do graduates want? reveals the career preferences, concerns and preferences of 3,000+ talented undergraduates, breaking down their responses by gender, graduation year, ethnicity and educational background. To access the report click on the link below

What do graduates want? | 2018

A look at what 3,000+ Bright Network members want from their career and future employers

Key Findings

  • 49% of those surveyed do not feel or are unsure as to whether university is equipping them for the world of work.
  • 90% of 2018 graduates will leave university with some work experience.
  • 58% of those surveyed expect to start a graduate job straight after university. 57% are confident about securing a graduate role.
  • 41% of current undergraduates believe Brexit will have a negative impact on their job prospects.
  • 35% of those surveyed feel that their background has hindered them in an application for either work or academic study.
  • 61%  of respondents are most likely to apply for graduate roles based in London.
  • 88% of those surveyed would reject an offer they had already received for a better one – with 54% citing a more prestigious firm or a more exciting role as the main reasons for doing so.

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