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Saatchi and Saatchi named among best firms for graduate jobs
Friday, 25 July 2008
Sales and marketing
Saatchi and Saatchi has been named as one of the top firms for graduate jobs, it has been revealed.
The Times has placed the advertising firm at number 73 in its list of best graduate employers.
According to the newspaper, the six week summer scholarship that the firm runs has proven popular with university leavers.
"During the programme participants join one of the agencys key account teams to experience the creative process and at the end of the process give a presentation to account directors and agency heads," the news provider states.
While the course offers only "nominal" pay, the Times points out that it will provide people with the skills needed for a career in the media, a highly popular sector among graduates.
Meanwhile, Dr Charlie Ball, chief researcher for the Higher Education Career Services Unit, has claimed that there is currently no downturn in the graduate jobs market.