Winners 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment winners! Click a category below to view the winners.

The Sector Awards – voted for by students

The most popular graduate recruiter - Accounting and financial management 2013, sponsored by ICAEW

Winner: PwC

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • GE FMP
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • National Audit Office

The most popular graduate recruiter – Banking, insurance and financial services 2013, sponsored by CPA Australia

Winner: HM Revenue & Customs

  • Allianz
  • Bank of England
  • Bloomberg
  • Financial Services Authority
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • Lloyd’s
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • RBS Group
  • Santander

The most popular graduate recruiter – Construction, civil engineering and surveying 2013, sponsored by Careersinconstruction.com

Winner: Atkins

  • AECOM
  • AMEC
  • Arup
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construct UK
  • Buro Happold
  • Laing O’Rourke
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Skanska

The most popular graduate recruiter – Consulting 2013, sponsored by SHL

Winner: McKinsey & Company

  • Accenture
  • Bain & Company
  • BCG The Boston Consulting Group
  • BT
  • Capgemini
  • IBM UK
  • Mars & Co
  • Mercer
  • PA Consulting Group

The most popular graduate recruiter – Consumer goods - manufacturing and marketing 2013, sponsored by GTI Recruiting Solutions

Winner: Unilever

  • adidas Group
  • The Body Shop International
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises
  • Estée Lauder Cosmetics
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Innocent Drinks
  • L'Oréal
  • Nestlé
  • Procter & Gamble

The most popular graduate recruiter – Energy and utilities 2013, sponsored by The IET

Winner: BP

  • Anglian Water Services
  • E.ON UK
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • RWE npower
  • ScottishPower
  • Shell
  • Total
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter – Engineering, design and manufacture 2013, sponsored by CGI

Winner: Rolls-Royce

  • Airbus (EADS Group)
  • The Army
  • BAE Systems
  • BMW (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Network Rail
  • The Royal Air Force
  • Transport for London

The most popular graduate recruiter – Investment banking and investment 2013, sponsored by Bloomberg Institute

Winner: Goldman Sachs

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays Investment Wealth
  • Citi
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • HSBC Global Banking and Markets
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Morgan Stanley
  • UBS

The most popular graduate recruiter – IT and technology 2013, sponsored by Aviva

Winner: Google

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Electronic Arts (EA)
  • Facebook
  • IBM UK
  • Microsoft
  • Samsung
  • Sky
  • Sony

The most popular graduate recruiter – Law 2013, sponsored by Stafford Long & Partners

Winner: Allen & Overy LLP

  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Hogan Lovells International LLP
  • Lawrence Graham LLP
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Slaughter and May

The most popular graduate recruiter – Public sector 2013, sponsored by Siemens

Winner: NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme

  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • EU Careers/European Commission
  • GCHQ
  • Metropolitan Police Service
  • Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
  • Security Service (MI5)
  • Teach First
  • UN - United Nations

The most popular graduate recruiter – Retail 2013, sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants Ltd

Winner: John Lewis Partnership

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Arcadia Group
  • Boots
  • The Co-operative
  • Marks & Spencer plc
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Tesco

The most popular graduate recruiter – Scientific research and development 2013, sponsored by Cut-e

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline

  • AAH Pharmaceuticals
  • AstraZeneca
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kraft Foods
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Procter & Gamble
  • STFC (The Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • Unilever

The best use of social media 2013, sponsored by Havas People

Winner: Tesco

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • The Army
  • BBC
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises
  • Google
  • McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd
  • Microsoft

The Student Panel Awards – voted for by students, apprentices & school-leavers

Best apprenticeship programme 2013, sponsored by Alexander Mann Solutions

Winner: IBM UK

  • Atomic Weapons Establishment
  • Barclays UK Retail Business Bank (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Barratt Developments PLC
  • EDF Energy (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • ITV
  • KPMG (submitted by SMRS)
  • Network Rail (submitted by Work Group)
  • Selex ES
  • Tube Lines (Transport for London)

The best school-leaver programme 2013, sponsored by Alexander Mann Solutions

Winner: Barclays UK Retail Business Bank (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)

  • Accenture (submitted by Work Group)
  • Aviva (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Bank of England
  • Deloitte (submitted by Havas People)
  • Ernst & Young LLP (submitted by SAS)
  • Logica
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Siemens

The apprentice of the year 2013, sponsored by National Grid

Winner: Stavros Georgiou, HSBC Bank plc

  • John Webb, Atomic Weapons Establishment
  • Liam Bates, Arriva UK Bus
  • Jordan Greaves, EDF Energy (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Ged Lawrenson, IBM UK
  • Sadie Hawkins, IBM UK
  • Sam Gain, IBM UK
  • Taylor McGhee, IBM UK
  • Thomas Robinson Williams, IBM UK
  • Charlotte Chetwyn, Rolls-Royce

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting fewer than 50 graduates a year) 2013, sponsored by Graduate Promotions

Winner: Wragge & Co (submitted by ThirtyThree)

  • Capital One (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • The Co-operative Group (submitted by SMRS)
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • ICAP (submitted by City & Law)
  • Mars (submitted by Tonic)
  • Microsoft (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Mishcon de Reya
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Taylor Wessing (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting more than 50 graduates a year) 2013, sponsored by ThirtyThree

Winner: Deloitte (submitted by Havas People)

  • Accenture (submitted by Work Group)
  • Barclays Corporate Bank (submitted by Stafford Long & Partners)
  • EDF Energy (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Ernst & Young LLP (submitted by SAS)
  • Hewlett-Packard Limited (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Marks & Spencer plc (submitted by Wilding McArdle Wilson)
  • Santander (submitted by Alexander Mann Solutions)
  • Thales (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

The best graduate recruitment website 2013, sponsored by Arcadia Group

Winner: RBS Group (submitted by ThirtyThree)

  • Accenture (submitted by Work Group)
  • Allen & Overy LLP in partnership with This City
  • CMS Cameron McKenna (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • IBM UK
  • Marks & Spencer plc (submitted by Wilding McArdle Wilson)
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Wragge & Co (submitted by ThirtyThree)

The best undergraduate internship or vacation programme 2013, sponsored by HSBC Bank plc

Winner: Ernst & Young LLP (submitted by SAS)

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • BP
  • BP Class of  2012 (submitted by SAS)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Fujitsu Services Ltd
  • IBM UK
  • International Financial Data Services
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Simmons & Simmons

The diversity recruitment award 2013, sponsored by Abercrombie & Fitch

Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays Group
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Credit Suisse
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Jaguar Land Rover (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Teach First

The innovation on campus award 2013, sponsored by Dawson Walker Communications

Winner: Deloitte (submitted by Havas People)

  • Barclays Investment Bank – Opportunities on a Different Scale (submitted by Stafford Long & Partners)
  • Citi (submitted by JustOnCampus)
  • Clifford Chance (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • Ernst & Young LLP (submitted by SAS)
  • Jaguar Land Rover (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Morgan Stanley (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Rolls-Royce & L'Oréal
  • RBS Group – An Indian Summer (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • RBS Group – Bank You Build Game (submitted by Experience)

The Rising Star award 2013, sponsored by EDF Energy


Winner: Jodie Bamforth, Teach First

  • Nadia Nami, Asda
  • Sophie Pickersgill, Asda
  • James Foreman, EDF Energy
  • Michael Wilding, HSBC Bank plc
  • Thomas Pickard, IBM UK
  • James Gyves, Rolls-Royce
  • Sarah Hunt, Rolls-Royce
  • Graham Dickson, RWE npower
  • Sam Fryer, Wm Morrisons

The AGCAS Award

The AGCAS Award for Excellence in Careers Service Engagement 2013

Winner: APD Communications Ltd

  • American Express
  • Capgemini
  • Complete Control
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • UK Power Networks

The Graduate Employer of the Year

The 2013 Graduate Employer of the Year, sponsored by Bernard Hodes Group

Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

  • BP
  • Barclays Investment Bank
  • Barratt Developments PLC
  • L'Oréal
  • Teach First

The Special Achievement Award

The Special Achievement Award

Winner: Carl Gilleard


To view the 2012 winners, click here.