Graduates at Imperial College London

Imperial College London is looking to recruit graduates to its Graduate Finance Training Scheme. We want graduates who are passionate about higher education and who are serious about building a career in Finance in the higher education sector. We welcome graduates with undergraduate degrees in any discipline.

Applicants for the scheme should demonstrate and provide examples of how their skills and experiences meet the following qualities identified.

Who we're looking for?

We are looking for candidates who are motivated, personable, self-starters with the drive to deliver excellence in Finance.

You must be passionate about supporting the College in achieving its academic mission which includes biomedical research that impacts on the health and wealth of societies, managing and delivering solutions for pandemics, teaching the next business leaders of the future and leading world-class research, training and innovation towards effective action on climate change and the environment.

Imperial is committed to equality of opportunity.


To apply you must meet the below minimum entry requirements:

  • You should have obtained or be predicted a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree, in any discipline.
  • Numeracy skills and knowledge are essential so you must have an A level in Mathematics if your degree is not in a numerate subject (Grade B and above).
  • You should have a minimum of 128 UCAS points (or equivalent) excluding General Studies based on the new tariff.
  • You should have grade 9 – 4 (A*- C) at GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
  • No prior experience is necessary.


  • Proactive – enthusiastic and inquisitive, showing initiative and seeking opportunities to improve the way things are done
  • Problem-solving – able to analyse information, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Communication – able to get messages across clearly and succinctly, both orally and in writing
  • Teamwork – able to liaise effectively with a wide range of colleagues, welcoming different perspectives
  • Time-management– able to manage and prioritise a diverse workload at the same time as studying for an accounting qualification


  • An interest in personal and professional development
  • An interest in Higher Education
  • An interest in pursuing a career in Finance

Further Information

The training component of our Graduate Finance Trainee Scheme is funded by the apprenticeship levy and is fully aligned to the level 7 Accountancy or Taxation Professional apprenticeship standard.

Right to work in England

Please note that applicants should have the right to work in the UK and an eligible residency status (please refer to Education and Skills Funding Agency rules, Annex A, for further information).