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Our graduate programme
What to expect

The core structure of the programme is designed to give you the opportunity to develop the key skills, behaviours and experiences you need to become a future leader of Compass Group. With so many opportunities on offer chances are you’ll find a career to fit you

On the Job

The majority of your learning will be gained through on the job placements in roles across the business, providing you with real job experiences in roles which will help you to develop the skills needed to be successful.

Regular Reviews & Feedback

Regular reviews will be held with your Graduate Programme Manager who will be there to support you every step of the way.

We encourage regular feedback throughout the programme and look to continuously improve what we do.

Recruitment & Selection
Graduate Recruitment
Top 100 for Graduates

There’s a reason why we’ve been voted Top 100 graduate employer 3 years in a row by The Job Crowd. 

Structured Learning

You will be enrolled into our Learning & Development Programme to support you during your role placements and help develop those all-important professional skills to be successful in our business. This includes workshop based training, as well as online tools to support your continued professional development.

Diversity & Inclusion

We want everyone at Compass to get an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. We take great pride in going into our communities to nurture a spirit of inclusion and drive cultural change for the better.

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Mentor Matched

We recognise that starting in an new business can be daunting so we will provide you with plenty of support, including a mentor who can help you navigate the organisation, discuss any challenges, questions or ideas you may have.


We understand the value in building credible relationships within Compass and you will have plenty of opportunity to do this through organised events, training and charity initiatives.

Reward & Recognition

We offer you with competitive salaries and a range employee benefits.

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Register your interest for 2025 Ops Programme

We have closed our applications now for 2024. Email graduates@compass-group.co.uk if you would like to register your interest for next year's programme.