Been canoeing on a school trip and didn't hate it? Got a pretty strong stomach and some sea legs on you? Studied Arts, Languages, Humanities? You might not have thought it, but the Royal Navy could be for you.
Push are always up for introducing you to new ideas and opportunities, and a Navy grad job is as good as any. Apply to become a Royal Navy Officer and you'll get not only a whopping starter salary of £25,000, but private dental care and the chance to travel the world.
And that's just the start.
A career with the Navy can develop you into a highly skilled manager, and will support you through further MA study if that's something you're interested in. You don't have to worry about your undergraduate degree being unsuitable either, because the scope of backgrounds they hire grads from is as wide as the horizon you'll be chasing.
There are 19 different grad roles to choose from, and these fall under:
...and these range from Aircrew Officer Pilot to Logistics Officer Submariner to Royal Marines Officer to Naval Nurse.
Go have a look at their job descriptions – there are more options than you can shake a submarine at.
If you're looking for a career that pays well, offers extensive training from the get-go, will support your academic and career development at every turn and offers you lifelong friendships, you could do a lot worse than this.
Have a look at their website and don't hesitate to get in touch with them if you have any questions – if you're physically fit, pride yourself on your leadership skills, have 5 GCSEs at A-C, 180 UCAS points and a relevant degree (or equivalent) this might be right up your street.
And hey, the best of us aren't the Olympians we'd like to be. If this sounds pretty great but you're not sure you could hack the physical side, they have some great training plans to get you fighting fit.
International travel, free postgraduate tuition and a six-pack. Who could say no to that?
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