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    I'm looking to participate in a graduate scheme, however I'm noticing that many of these talk about being willing to relocate during the scheme. I'm trying to understand exactly what that means, or if it might mean different things in different instances.

    Does it mean?

    1. The scheme will start at the specified location (near me) then might move around? In which case, could it be possible that the money I would be making could be used to fund living near the new location or location? Or would they provide accommodation?

    2. The scheme could start at any particular location (where one isn't specified or it says U.K wide), in which case I would have to fund myself initially to live nearby if it was far away (initial deposit for a place etc).

    3. That the distance between the original place and the other place or places of relocation isn't that large, in which case it is doable for most people.
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    (Original post by red101red101)
    I'm looking to participate in a graduate scheme, however I'm noticing that many of these talk about being willing to relocate during the scheme. I'm trying to understand exactly what that means, or if it might mean different things in different instances.

    Does it mean?

    1. The scheme will start at the specified location (near me) then might move around? In which case, could it be possible that the money I would be making could be used to fund living near the new location or location? Or would they provide accommodation?

    2. The scheme could start at any particular location (where one isn't specified or it says U.K wide), in which case I would have to fund myself initially to live nearby if it was far away (initial deposit for a place etc).

    3. That the distance between the original place and the other place or places of relocation isn't that large, in which case it is doable for most people.
    It means you might have to move locations during the course of the scheme.
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    Things like this usually mean one of two things. The programme works on a rotational basis, usually moving departments every 6-12 months. These departments could be based at other locations.

    The work you do/the clients you work with could be based anywhere. And you may have to work on projects in those locations for periods of time.

    The support you will get in terms of moving will vary depending on the organisation. Many will provide no financial support or accommodation. Others may provide a relocation allowance, while some will provide you with accommodation (the latter is typically seen in project work where you are in hotels/serviced apartments from Mon-Thurs).


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    thanks, guys
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    A lot of the schemes, for my sector at least, talked about rotating placements too, where you'd be at a location for 6 months and then move to another at the end for ~4 different subplacements. It will vary a bit as to what exactly it means dependent on the job, however.

    Essentially just expect that you'll have to move at some point if you got the job, as mentioned above.
 
 
 
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