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    I've recently graduated from a Russell group uni in accounting and finance with a 2.1 and got ABB in my A levels. However, the only work experience i have is volunteering which is totally unrelated experience and I only started 2 weeks ago. I've not applied to any accounting jobs either to be honest, i was focusing on building my cv now by doing simple part time jobs. Basically my question is that, is it possible to land an accounting and finance job with my resume or should i attempt to volunteer at accounting firms first to make myself more desirable?

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    I'm no expert in Accounting, you could try graduate schemes at big firms? They don't expect you to have experience.
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    oh ok thanks, does anyone know any websites where i can search for graduate schemes?
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    (Original post by Ldarboyo)
    I've recently graduated from a Russell group uni in accounting and finance with a 2.1 and got ABB in my A levels. However, the only work experience i have is volunteering which is totally unrelated experience and I only started 2 weeks ago. I've not applied to any accounting jobs either to be honest, i was focusing on building my cv now by doing simple part time jobs. Basically my question is that, is it possible to land an accounting and finance job with my resume or should i attempt to volunteer at accounting firms first to make myself more desirable?

    Thanks in advance.
    Most grad schemes don'teven mind if you don't do accounting at university. You did so thats a big bonus. Volunteering isn't a must whatsoever and helps. I got big4 doing science at university and no accounting volunteering. Just go apply and dont be afraid to go for the best places.
    PS. Those A level grades are perfectly sufficient for most programmes.
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    If you've got a degree in it you should be able to get at least an accounting assistant job or something
 
 
 
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