09 September 2015

Helping students and graduates start their career

This year we’re more committed than ever to helping students and graduates kick-start their careers.

From September 2015 we’ll have even more graduate opportunities in various business areas, including; Digital & Change, Customer & Employee Experience, as well as Finance & Analytics.

We take a closer look at what our graduate schemes can offer you and how the programme works.

Why work at Nationwide?

We’re an established company: Working for Nationwide means you’ll be part of the world’s largest building society with over 14 million members. We’ve got 17,000 employees across the UK.

We’re forward thinking: We’re always trying to think of and develop new ways to help us stay ahead of the competition and ensure customers’ changing needs are met. We were the first bank to launch internet banking in 1997 and the first financial company to provide 24/7 customer service on social media.

We’re willing to invest time and effort in our staff: Our graduates benefit from 1:1 mentoring relationships with business leaders, as well as regular reviews with line managers and their Placement Manager. Our excellent reputation for training and development is demonstrated by our Gold Investors in People accreditation.

We offer a competitive benefits package: Staff perks include healthcare package options, possible flexible working, the option to buy further holidays and discounted shopping vouchers.

We believe in equality and diversity: We strive to treat our staff the same way we do our customers – with fairness, openness and warmth. Over 65% of our workforce are women and we’ve been named a top 50 employer for women by The Times. We’re also an accredited Mindful Employer.

Top reasons to work for Nationwide


Whether you're a Graduate or finishing your degree, we offer a range of opportunities to help you take the first step on your career path.

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