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Shortlists 2021

Here are our 2021 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards shortlists!

To view the 2020 winners, click here.

The sector awards – coming soon

The professional panel awards – coming soon

The student panel awards

The apprentice of the year award 2021, sponsored by Clyde & Co

  • Kate Haynes, IBM
  • Charlie Hewitt, Clyde & Co
  • Jessica Liddy, Google
  • Katherine Locke, IBM
  • Abby Mullord, GSK
  • Simren Samra, KPMG
  • Annabelle Simmonds, EY
  • Umayah Tahsin, PwC
  • Veronica Wadhwa, Accenture
  • Shannon Wilson, IBM

The best school leaver programme award 2021, sponsored by Havas People

  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner – Manchester Legal Apprenticeship
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Orbit
  • PwC

The best diversity and inclusion strategy award 2021, sponsored by AstraZeneca

  • Accenture
  • American Express
  • Aon
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Clifford Chance – Black History Month
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • EY
  • Police Now (submitted by Renegade)
  • SumUp
  • Tesco

The best internship or placement programme award 2021, sponsored by Rolls-Royce

  • Aon
  • Bank of America
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent
  • Clifford Chance – LIFT
  • DLA Piper – Summer Internship
  • IBM
  • Macfarlanes
  • Sky
  • SumUp

The best on-boarding experience award 2021, sponsored by Meet & Engage

  • Accenture
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper
  • IBM
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by DRPG)
  • nucleargraduates
  • Philip Morris International – EVOLV
  • Santander UK
  • Thames Water

The best student marketing campaign award 2021, sponsored by L'Oréal

  • Accenture (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Accenture – Student Marketing Campaign
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long & Partners)
  • EY
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by Experience & MSL)
  • PepsiCo Europe
  • Rolls-Royce (submitted by Blackbridge)
  • Sky Early Careers (submitted by Symphony Talent)
  • Teach First
  • WSP (submitted by Havas People)

The best virtual assessment experience award 2021, sponsored by PeopleScout

  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co
  • Computacenter
  • DCC plc
  • Johnson Matthey
  • KPMG (submitted by Cappfinity)
  • Macfarlanes
  • PwC (submitted by Amberjack)
  • Thames Water
  • Virgin Media (submitted by Amberjack)

The best virtual attraction activity or campaign award 2021, sponsored by HSBC

  • Accenture (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Clifford Chance – Event Hub
  • Clifford Chance – Global Virtual Internships
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • EY (submitted by Radancy)
  • Macfarlanes
  • PwC
  • Siemens (submitted by Radancy)

The rising star award 2021, sponsored by Lidl GB

  • Lucia Bizikova, DLA Piper
  • Jasmine Cottrell, IBM
  • Shibani Datta, HSBC
  • Sami Halepota, Police Now (submitted by Renegade)
  • Sophie King, Computacenter
  • Tommy King, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Julie Lynch, Aon
  • David Sint, IBM
  • Gemma Willox, Mondelez International
  • Alex Young, Computacenter

The AGCAS award

The AGCAS award for excellence in careers and employability service engagement 2021, sponsored by AGCAS

  • B&Q (nominated by Solent University)
  • Babcock (nominated by University of Plymouth)
  • Lounge Underwear (nominated by Birmingham City University)
  • NHS (nominated by University of Westminster)

The graduate employer of the year – announced September

To view the 2020 winners, click here.