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Shortlists 2019

Here are our 2019 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards shortlists!

To view the 2018 winners, click here.

The sector awards

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2019, sponsored by the University of Exeter

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • National Audit Office
  • PwC
  • RSM

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2019, sponsored by NFU Mutual

  • American Express
  • Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • Capital One
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • HSBC
  • Lloyd's
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Santander

The most popular graduate recruiter in construction, civil engineering and surveying award 2019, sponsored by the University of Liverpool

  • AECOM
  • Arup
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construct UK
  • Kier Group
  • Mace
  • Morgan Sindall
  • Mott MacDonald
  • SNC-Lavalin's Atkins
  • WSP

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2019, sponsored by SHL

  • Accenture
  • Bain & Company
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • BT
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • IBM
  • KPMG
  • McKinsey & Company
  • PwC

The most popular graduate recruiter in consumer goods – manufacturing and marketing award 2019, sponsored by TJX Europe

  • Adidas Group
  • Diageo
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • L'Oréal
  • Mars
  • Mondelez International
  • Nestlé
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Unilever

The most popular graduate recruiter in energy and utilities award 2019, sponsored by Trendence UK

  • Anglian Water
  • BP
  • E.ON
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • ScottishPower
  • Shell
  • Total
  • Wood
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering, design and manufacture award 2019, sponsored by UK Power Networks

  • Airbus
  • Aston Martin
  • BAE Systems
  • BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)
  • Boeing
  • British Airways
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Siemens

The most popular graduate recruiter in hospitality, leisure and tourism award 2019, sponsored by TARGETrecruit

  • Camp America
  • Center Parcs
  • Fitness First
  • Hilton
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Merlin Entertainments
  • P&O
  • Thomas Cook
  • TUI Travel

The most popular graduate recruiter in investment banking and investment award 2019, sponsored by TARGETconnect

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • BlackRock
  • Citi
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Morgan Stanley

The most popular graduate recruiter in IT and technology award 2019, sponsored by CGI

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Bloomberg
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Rockstar Games
  • Samsung
  • Sky

The most popular graduate recruiter in law award 2019, sponsored by Police Now

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Baker McKenzie LLP
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Slaughter and May
  • White & Case LLP

The most popular graduate recruiter in logistics, transport and supply chain award 2019, sponsored by Blackbridge Communications

  • Boeing
  • British Airways
  • DHL
  • FirstGroup
  • McLaren
  • Transport for London

The most popular graduate recruiter in the public sector award 2019, sponsored by Kraft Heinz

  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • European Commission
  • GCHQ
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Local Government - National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP)
  • MI5 - The Security Service
  • MI6 - Secret Intelligence Service
  • NHS Leadership Academy
  • Teach First

The most popular graduate recruiter in retail award 2019, sponsored by Meet & Engage

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Arcadia Group (Topshop, Burton, Dorothy Perkins)
  • BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)
  • Boots
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • M&S
  • Tesco

The most popular graduate recruiter in scientific research and development award 2019, sponsored by Wonkhe

  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer
  • Boots
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Merck
  • nucleargraduates
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • STFC (The Science and Technology Facilities Council)

The best university employability strategy

The best university employability strategy award 2019, sponsored by ACCA

  • Bath Spa University
  • University College Dublin
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Swansea University
  • University of Westminster

The student panel awards

The apprentice of the year award 2019, sponsored by Inmarsat

  • Brandon Caine, Capgemini
  • Daniela Zanni, Arup
  • Ellie Everett, CGI
  • Emma Radley, EY
  • Hayley Stedmans, KPMG
  • Lori French, IBM
  • Luke Hiller, IBM
  • Nanki Kaur, KPMG
  • Xander Taylor, Mott MacDonald
  • Yifan Wang, Aon

The best school leaver programme award 2019, sponsored by TMP Worldwide

  • Barratt Developments
  • BDO
  • Capgemini
  • CGI
  • EY
  • Google
  • L'Oréal
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Morrisons (submitted by Amberjack)
  • PwC

The best diversity and inclusion strategy award 2019, sponsored by Clyde & Co

  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Deloitte (submitted by SMRS)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)
  • EY
  • FDM Group
  • HSBC
  • L'Oréal
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Police Now

The best innovation in student recruitment award 2019, sponsored by Showcaser

  • Accenture (working with AIA Worldwide)
  • BP (submitted by AIA Worldwide and The Smarty Train)
  • CGI
  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse
  • IBM
  • Lidl UK (submitted by OME)
  • Morgan Stanley (working with Amplify Trading)
  • Siemens (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Unilever

The best work experience programme award 2019, sponsored by Rolls-Royce

  • Allen & Overy LLP – Vacation Schemes (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Baker McKenzie LLP
  • Bloomberg
  • Clifford Chance – SPARK
  • Clifford Chance – Summer Vac Scheme
  • Deutsche Bank
  • EY
  • HSBC
  • IBM – Ignite
  • Teach First

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting fewer than 50 hires a year) award 2019, sponsored by HSBC

  • Capital One (submitted by Blackbridge)
  • Chivas Brothers (submitted by Pink Squid)
  • Heathrow Airport Group (submitted by Amberjack)
  • J. Murphy & Sons (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Lidl UK (submitted by OME)
  • Mars (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)
  • Next (submitted by Havas People)
  • Unilever

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting more than 50 hires a year) award 2019, sponsored by L’Oréal

  • Accenture (working with AIA Worldwide)
  • CGI
  • Clifford Chance
  • Deloitte (submitted by SMRS)
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • HSBC
  • HSBC (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • L'Oréal (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)
  • M&S (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Rolls-Royce (submitted by Blackbridge)

The best use of social media award 2019, sponsored by Lloyd’s

  • CGI
  • Clifford Chance – LinkedIn
  • Clifford Chance – PathMotion
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • HSBC (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • M&S (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Mars (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)
  • Shoosmiths
  • Unilever

The rising star award 2019, sponsored by Lidl

  • Alex Hinsley, Aon
  • Boon Seng Pui, Accenture
  • Elliott Morrison, HSBC
  • Natacha Johnson, Mott MacDonald
  • Natalie Greenway, Mott MacDonald
  • Nawid Daoud, AECOM
  • Paul Muchatuta, Mott MacDonald
  • Robert Hart, Mott MacDonald
  • Saida Odutayo, Unlocked Graduates
  • Sarah McIntyre, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)

The best graduate website award 2019, sponsored by Eli

  • Accenture
  • Argos (submitted by Wiser)
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Barclays (submitted by Tonic)
  • BDO
  • Clifford Chance
  • EY
  • Hogan Lovells (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • J. Murphy & Sons (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Lloyds Banking Group

The best on-boarding experience award 2019, sponsored by SHL

  • CGI
  • Clifford Chance
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Frontline
  • HSBC
  • NFU Mutual
  • nucleargraduates
  • Police Now (submitted by CA3)
  • RBS (submitted by CA3)

The best social mobility strategy award 2019, sponsored by the University of Leicester

  • Accenture
  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Baker McKenzie LLP
  • Capgemini
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent)
  • EY
  • FDM Group
  • Grant Thornton

The AGCAS award

The AGCAS award for excellence in careers and employability service engagement 2019, sponsored by AGCAS

  • American Express (nominated by the University of Brighton)
  • Babcock (nominated by the University of Plymouth)
  • PeopleScout (nominated by UWE Bristol)
  • Teach First (nominated by The Open University)
  • White Cube (nominated by the University of Aberdeen)

The graduate employer of the year

The graduate employer of the year award 2019, sponsored by Hodes – Part of Symphony Talent

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • FDM Group
  • HSBC Global Investment Bank
  • IBM

To view the 2018 winners, click here.