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Shortlists 2022

Here are our 2022 targetjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards shortlists!

To view the 2021 winners, click here.

The sector awards

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2022, sponsored by Cibyl

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2022, sponsored by NFU Mutual

  • American Express
  • Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • Bupa
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • HSBC
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • London Stock Exchange Group

The most popular graduate recruiter in construction, civil engineering and surveying award 2022, sponsored by Skyscanner

  • AECOM
  • Amey
  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construct UK
  • Kier Group
  • Mace
  • Mott MacDonald
  • WSP

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2022, sponsored by SHL

  • Accenture
  • Bain & Company
  • BCG
  • BT
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • IBM
  • KPMG
  • McKinsey & Company
  • PwC

The most popular graduate recruiter in consumer goods – manufacturing and marketing award 2022, sponsored by TJX Europe

  • Associated British Foods (ABF)
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • L'Oréal
  • Mars
  • Mondelēz International
  • Nestlé
  • PepsiCo
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Unilever

The most popular graduate recruiter in energy and utilities award 2022, sponsored by University of Exeter

  • Anglian Water
  • BP
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • ScottishPower
  • Shell
  • SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy)
  • TotalEnergies
  • Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru)
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering, design and manufacture award 2022, sponsored by Blackbridge

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in investment banking and investment award 2022, sponsored by TopScore

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

The most popular graduate recruiter in law award 2022, sponsored by SHL

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bird & Bird
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • DLA Piper
  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Linklaters
  • Slaughter and May

The most popular graduate recruiter in the public sector award 2022, sponsored by Transform Society

  • BBC
  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • 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 2022, sponsored by University of Leicester School of Business

  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Asda
  • ASOS
  • Boots
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Next
  • Tesco
  • TJX Europe (TK Maxx)

The most popular 'scale-up' graduate recruiter award, sponsored by Lloyd's

  • Citymapper
  • Curve
  • HungryPanda
  • Moneybox
  • Monzo
  • Oddbox
  • Papier
  • Revolut
  • Starling Bank
  • What3words

The most popular graduate recruiter in scientific research and development award 2022, sponsored by GTI Recruiting Solutions

  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer
  • Boots
  • Cancer Research UK
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • STFC

The most popular graduate recruiter in technology award 2022, sponsored by Experian

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

The professional panel awards

The best university employability strategy award 2022, sponsored by Clifford Chance

  • Birmingham City University
  • University of Bristol
  • City, University of London
  • University of East London
  • University of Kent
  • University of Liverpool
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • The University of Sheffield
  • University of Stirling
  • UCL

The HE careers and employability professional of the year award, sponsored by targetconnect

  • Helen Atkinson, Newcastle University
  • Laura Dutton, University of South Wales
  • Hannah Perkins, University of Chester
  • Dave Stanbury, University of Huddersfield
  • Christel Thames, Brunel University

The best social mobility strategy award 2022, sponsored by the University of Leicester

  • Allen & Overy (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • DLA Piper
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Essex County Council
  • HSBC
  • ICAEW
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • MSD
  • PwC

The early careers professional of the year award 2022, sponsored by Ocado Group

  • Lucy De St Croix, Trowers & Hamlins
  • Hannah Donohoe, Philip Morris International
  • Graham Jeffrey, IBM
  • Nicola Lamplough, Experian
  • Ellie Long, Rolls-Royce

The student panel awards

The rising star award 2022, sponsored by Lidl GB

  • Hadeel Abdulla, MHA Macintyre Hudson
  • Nurdan Ceylan, Teach First
  • Roisin Kennedy, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Alexia Konstantinidi, IBM
  • Joshua Lewis, IBM
  • Benjamin Nnene, Marsh McLennan
  • Andrew Smith, Experian
  • Andrew Taylor, Ocado Group
  • Laura Wells, Johnson Matthey Plc
  • Katie Williams, IBM

The apprentice of the year award 2022, sponsored by Clyde & Co

  • Daniel Bowden, PKF Littlejohn
  • Meg Handy, KPMG
  • Sonal Jain, Goldman Sachs
  • Dan Khan, EY
  • Anna Purvis, EY
  • Tara Suran, IBM
  • Jamie Waterhouse, UBS
  • Euan Wilcox, IBM
  • Jin Yun Wong, Arm
  • Samantha Woods, E.ON (submitted by Jupiter Advertising Ltd)

The best school leaver programme award 2022, sponsored by Havas People

  • CGI
  • FastFutures
  • IBM
  • Macquarie
  • UBS

The best diversity and inclusion strategy award 2022, sponsored by AstraZeneca

  • Accenture - Empowering Black Futures (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Aon
  • CGI
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • IBM
  • Ipsos
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Police Now
  • Tesco

The best internship or placement programme award 2022, sponsored by Rolls-Royce

  • Amazon Operations
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • BlackRock
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Civil Service Fast Stream and Emerging Talent
  • Clifford Chance - LIFT
  • Dare
  • Trowers & Hamlins
  • UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF)

The best on-boarding experience award 2022, sponsored by Meet & Engage

  • American Express
  • Aon
  • CGI
  • DLA Piper - International Graduate Programme
  • HSBC
  • Johnson Matthey Plc
  • Nationwide Building Society
  • NFU Mutual
  • Philip Morris International
  • Teach First

The best student marketing campaign award 2022, sponsored by L'Oréal

  • Accenture - Early Talent (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Allen & Overy (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Aviva Early Careers (submitted by Blackbridge Communications)
  • Baker McKenzie (submitted by Blackbridge Communications)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Essex County Council
  • Frasers Group (submitted by Wiser)
  • KPMG - Student Talent Community Engagement Campaign
  • Ocado Group (submitted by RMP Enterprise)
  • Unlocked (submitted by SMRS)

The best virtual recruitment experience award 2022, sponsored by HSBC

  • Accenture LIVE (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • CGI
  • Civil Service Fast Stream and Emerging Talent
  • Clifford Chance - Schools Insight Day
  • Clyde & Co
  • DCC
  • EY - virtural internship
  • Isio
  • L’Oréal
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by Experience)
  • PwC
  • Trowers & Hamlins

The sustainability in early talent recruitment award 2022, sponsored by The Sustainable Recruitment Alliance

  • Atkins Sustainability (submitted by Amberjack)
  • DAZN
  • Johnson Matthey Plc
  • L’Oréal
  • PwC
  • Ward Hadaway
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP

The AGCAS award

The AGCAS award for excellence in careers and employability service engagement 2022, sponsored by AGCAS

  • Impression and Hallam, nominated by Nottingham Trent University and University of Nottingham
  • Sunset+Vine, nominated by Birmingham City University
  • Tata Consultancy Services, nominated by City, University of London

The graduate employer of the year

The graduate employer of the year award 2022, sponsored by Shortlist.Me

  • AstraZeneca
  • IBM
  • Johnson Matthey Plc
  • PwC
  • Unlocked
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP 

To view the 2021 winners, click here.