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Shortlists 2020

Here are our 2020 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards shortlists!

To view the 2019 winners, click here.

The sector awards

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2020

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • FTI Consulting
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • National Audit Office
  • PwC
  • RSM
  • Smith & Williamson

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2020, sponsored by NFU Mutual

  • American Express
  • Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • HSBC
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • RBS
  • Santander

The most popular graduate recruiter in construction, civil engineering and surveying award 2020, sponsored by the University of Exeter

  • AECOM
  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BuroHappold Engineering
  • CBRE
  • Kier Group
  • MACE
  • Mott MacDonald
  • WSP

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2020, 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 2020, sponsored by TJX Europe

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in energy and utilities award 2020

  • Anglian Water
  • BP
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • ScottishPower
  • Shell
  • SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy)
  • Total
  • Wood
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering, design and manufacture award 2020, sponsored by Inmarsat

  • Airbus
  • The Army
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • British Airways
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Siemens

The most popular graduate recruiter in hospitality, leisure and tourism award 2020

  • Camp America
  • Center Parcs
  • Hilton
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Merlin Entertainments
  • P&O
  • Radisson Hotel Group
  • Travelodge
  • TUI Travel

The most popular graduate recruiter in investment banking and investment award 2020

  • Bank of America
  • 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 2020

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • ASOS
  • Bloomberg
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Siemens
  • Sky

The most popular graduate recruiter in law award 2020

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in logistics, transport and supply chain award 2020, sponsored by Blackbridge

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in the public sector award 2020

  • BBC
  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • European Commission
  • GCHQ
  • 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 2020

  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Arcadia Group (Topshop, Burton, Dorothy Perkins)
  • ASOS
  • Boots
  • Lidl GB
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Tesco
  • TK Maxx

The most popular graduate recruiter in scientific research and development award 2020

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

The best university employability strategy – shortlist coming soon

The student panel awards

The apprentice of the year award 2020, sponsored by Clyde & Co

  • Hassan Kamara, EY
  • Jessie Mason, Aon
  • Joe Saunders, Mott MacDonald
  • Jordan Long, PwC
  • Maddy Morrison, Sky
  • Marcus Pollitt, Aon
  • Sana Kauser, EY
  • Shehr Bano Rasool, EY
  • Sulaiman Bah, Mott MacDonald
  • Tom Woolford, IBM

The best school leaver programme award 2020

  • Accenture
  • Bloomberg
  • EY
  • IBM
  • PwC
  • Rolls-Royce (submitted by Blackbridge)
  • Unilever

The best diversity and inclusion strategy award 2020, sponsored by AstraZeneca

  • Accenture
  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Bank of America
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clyde & Co
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • EY
  • EY (submitted by MSL)
  • HSBC
  • L'Oréal

The best innovation in student recruitment award 2020, sponsored by PeopleScout

  • Accenture
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance – Ignite
  • Clifford Chance – Tender
  • Credit Suisse
  • Grad DNA in partnership with Sainsbury's
  • Linklaters
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by Experience)
  • White & Case LLP

The best work experience programme award 2020, sponsored by Rolls-Royce

  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance – Lift
  • Clifford Chance – Spark
  • Clifford Chance – Summer Vacation scheme
  • Clyde & Co
  • CMS
  • Deutsche Bank
  • HSBC
  • IBM – Ignite
  • IBM – University Placement and Futures Schemes

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting fewer than 50 hires a year) award 2020, sponsored by HSBC

  • Dentons (submitted by Tonic)
  • Lidl GB (submitted by OME)
  • Lloyd's of London
  • Pinsent Masons (submitted by That Little Agency)
  • RPC

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting more than 50 hires a year) award 2020, sponsored by L'Oréal

  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream (submitted by TMP)
  • Clifford Chance
  • EY (submitted by MSL)
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by MSL)
  • Marks & Spencer (submitted by AIA)
  • Rolls-Royce (submitted by Blackbridge)
  • Siemens (submitted by AIA)
  • Unlocked (submitted by SMRS)
  • Vodafone (submitted by TMP)

The best social media campaign award 2020, sponsored by Lloyds

  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • DSTL (submitted by Penna)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Hogan Lovells (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • HSBC
  • L'Oréal
  • Marks & Spencer (submitted by AIA)
  • Vodafone (submitted by TMP)

The rising star award 2020, sponsored by Lidl GB

  • Alexandros Benakis, MDS
  • Bella Dunnett, IBM
  • Edmund Fenton Fowler, Mott MacDonald
  • Eleanor Chew, ISG
  • Elliott Cox, Aon
  • Emma Wang, Aon
  • Kate Marshall, IBM
  • Paul Muchatuta, Mott MacDonald
  • Rebecca Galloway, Marks & Spencer
  • Sarah Pickett, Inmarsat

The best graduate website award 2020, sponsored by Havas People

  • Clifford Chance
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by AIA)
  • KPMG
  • Lloyd's of London
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by MSL)
  • Pinsent Masons (submitted by That Little Agency)
  • Sky (submitted by Symphony Talent)

The best on-boarding experience award 2020, sponsored by Meet & Engage

  • Berkeley Group
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper
  • ExxonMobil
  • HSBC
  • Mott MacDonald (submitted by Cappfinity)
  • Newton (submitted by Fanclub PR)
  • NFU Mutual
  • Philip Morris International

The best social mobility strategy award 2020, sponsored by the University of Leicester

  • Bank of America
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co
  • Credit Suisse
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • EY
  • Inmarsat
  • Linklaters
  • Transport for London (submitted by TMP)

The AGCAS award – shortlist coming soon

The graduate employer of the year – shortlist coming soon

To view the 2019 winners, click here.