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Consumer goods and FMCG: find graduate jobs, training schemes and placements

Consumer goods

How do you get a graduate job in consumer goods?

Big consumer goods (FMCG) companies are typically responsible for household-name branded goods and recruit large numbers of graduates. This is traditionally one of the most sought-after sectors for graduate employment and there’s a huge amount of competition for places on FMCG graduate schemes, so make use of our advice to give yourself an edge in your applications and interviews.

The most popular employers in this sector tend to offer a range of graduate schemes specialising in different areas, including, for example, research and development, HR, sales and marketing, and supply chain. Many of these schemes are open to graduates from any degree background, though some recruiters ask for candidates to have at least a 2.1.

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