The Graduate Experience at RSA

Our graduate experience mobilises and equips you with a strong business foundation within your chosen role.  We will support you through enriching learning experiences and provide all the tools you need to fulfil your potential. In return, we ask you to show drive and passion toward developing your skills and adding value to the RSA business.

Most of our graduate roles are underpinned by a degree or master's level Apprenticeship which is a supportive and structured journey to further professional qualifications and provides the vital knowledge and skills required to be successful within your chosen field.

What we offer

We will support you to achieve and be successful through your graduate journey, as well as providing access to excellent benefits as part of your career development, including:

  • Competitive salaries – starting at £30,000
  • Dedicated Talent Coach and RSA business mentor
  • Dedicated study time each week
  • A comprehensive development plan that includes technical and behavioural skills
  • Facilitated Learning and Development workshops plus guest speaker sessions
  • Quarterly networking and community events
  • Sessions on well-being and emotional fitness
  • Annual volunteering opportunities as part of the programme’s giving back pledge 

What we’re looking for

We want your motivation and ambition to shine through. So, if you are a graduate on track for – or you have already achieved a 2:2 classification, then we would love to hear from you.  You will need to be excited by a challenge and ready to make an impact, alongside having a zest for continuous learning and the commitment to invest time into further professional development.

Application Process

1. Online Application (Opens November to December)

You will need to complete an initial online application form; this includes some motivational and eligibility questions which ensure you meet the requirements of our programmes.

2. Pre-Assessments (January to March)

Once you have met the eligibility criteria, you will be sent our online situational judgment pre-assessments, these typically take 20 to 40 minutes to complete.  You will need to reach our requirements to move through to the next stage of the application.

3. Telephone Interview (January to March)

After sailing through the pre-assessments, you will be invited to a short telephone interview

4. Strengths-based Assessment Centre (Spring)

Our assessment centres are the final stage of the application, where we will invite you into our offices to meet with us face to face.  We run strengths-based assessment activities all designed to remove bias, and promote an inclusive experience so you can easily position your true self and what you can bring to RSA.

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