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Shortlist 2020

Here are our shortlisted companies for the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2020!

Congratulations to all the organisations who have been shortlisted for an award!

Each year the competition for these awards has intensified.

Each of the organisations who entered these awards were judged, and then shortlisted, by a panel of experts from the industry relevant to each category.

Expert panel choices

Best Graduate Recruitment Website

  • Aldi
  • Central Bank of Ireland
  • For Purpose
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers 
  • KPMG 
  • Musgrave
  • PwC

Best Innovation on Campus, sponsored by Aon Assessment Solutions

  • Accenture 
  • EY Ireland
  • KPMG 
  • PwC
  • The Boland Group
  • Workday

Best Student Marketing Campaign 

  • Aldi
  • Central Bank of Ireland
  • Deloitte 
  • EY
  • Glanbia
  • Intel
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl
  • Ornua
  • Public Appointments Service
  • PwC
  • Workday

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Specialist/Professional Training Programmes  

  • Accenture 
  • EY
  • Fidelity Investments
  • First Derivatives Plc
  • FMC Agro
  • Guidewire 
  • KPMG 
  • Public Appointments Service
  • PwC

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/Management Programmes, sponsored by Orangeworks

  • AbbVie
  • Alkermes Pharma Ireland Ltd
  • Bank of Ireland
  • For Purpose
  • Glanbia
  • Ibec Global Graduates
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers 
  • Lidl
  • Musgrave
  • Ornua
  • Scandi Standard
  • Workday 

Best Internship Programme <50 intake 

  • AbbVie
  • Accenture
  • Aldi
  • Fidelity Investments
  • First Derivatives Plc
  • Grant Thornton
  • Guidewire
  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Belfast+
  • Musgrave
  • Three
  • Workday

Best Internship Programme >50 intake, sponsored by Chartered Accountants Ireland

  • ESB
  • EY
  • KPMG 
  • PwC
  • Regeneron 

The gradireland Diversity Recruitment Award, sponsored by AHEAD

  • Accenture
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Central Bank of Ireland
  • Dell Technologies
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • ESB
  • EY
  • FMC Agro
  • KPMG 
  • Public Appointments Service
  • PwC
  • Workday

The gradireland Graduate Employee of the Year, sponsored by Core

  • Accenture - Edel Browne
  • Dell Technologies - Orla Keogh
  • EY - Marion Hauducoeur
  • Glanbia - Judy Dick
  • Guidewire - Anam Ali
  • Jacobs Engineering - Peter Stokes
  • KPMG - Aisling Byrne
  • Lidl - Lee Jordan
  • Musgrave -Aisling Forde
  • Stryker - Tomas Clancy
  • Three - Killian Haverty
  • Workday - Ailish McCarthy

Graduate Employer of the Year - graduate programme intake up to 40 in the current year 

  • AbbVie
  • Alkermes Pharma Ireland Ltd
  • BDO Ireland
  • FMC Agro
  • Glanbia
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers  
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) at Queen's University Belfast
  • Lidl
  • Mercury Engineering
  • Musgrave
  • Openet
  • RBK
  • SMBC Aviation Capital

Graduate Employer of the Year - graduate programme intake over 40 in the current year

  • Accenture 
  • AIB
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Career Boost connected by InterTradeIreland
  • ESB
  • EY
  • First Derivatives Plc
  • KPMG 
  • Mazars
  • PwC
  • Workday

Student voice awards

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2020

  • Baker Tilly
  • BDO
  • Crowe
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • IFAC
  • KPMG
  • Mazars
  • PwC
  • RBK

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2020, sponsored by Engage People

  • AIB
  • An Post
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Barclays
  • Central Bank
  • Citi
  • Davy
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Northern Trust

The most popular graduate recruiter in civil & public service/publicly funded bodies award 2020

  • An Garda Síochána
  • Civil Service
  • Department of Education (Teaching)
  • Department of Health (inc HSE)
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • European Commission
  • Ibec Global Graduates
  • IDA
  • Local Government
  • The Defence Forces

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2020

  • Accenture
  • FDM
  • First Derivatives
  • GLG

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering award 2020

  • Analog Devices
  • Arup
  • Bombardier
  • General Motors
  • Intel
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • John Paul Construction
  • Kingspan
  • PM Group

The most popular graduate recruiter in FMCG 2020, sponsored by The Irish Times

  • Coca-Cola HBC
  • Core Media
  • Dairygold
  • Diageo
  • Glanbia
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers
  • Kerry Group
  • Mars
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Unilever

The most popular graduate recruiter in insurance award 2020

  • AIG
  • Allianz
  • Aon
  • FBD Insurances
  • Laya Healthcare
  • Liberty Insurance
  • Vhi Healthcare
  • Zurich

The most popular graduate recruiter in law 2020

  • A&L Goodbody
  • Arthur Cox
  • ByrneWallace
  • Dillon Eustace
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • LK Shields
  • Maples Group
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Matheson
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • William Fry

The most popular graduate recruiter in logistics, transport & supply chain management award 2020

  • Aer Lingus
  • Avolon
  • daa
  • DCC
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Ryanair
  • SMBC Aviation Capital

The most popular graduate recruiter in online retail services and telecoms award 2020

  • Amazon
  • BT Ireland
  • Distilled SCH
  • eir
  • Openet
  • Paddy Power Betfair
  • Paypal
  • Three
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodafone

The most popular graduate recruiter in retail 2020

  • Aldi
  • BWG Foods
  • Lidl
  • Musgrave Group
  • Penneys (Primark)
  • Smyths Toys
  • Tesco Ireland

The most popular graduate recruiter in science 2020

  • Abbott
  • AbbVie
  • BioMarin
  • Boston Scientific
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medtronic
  • MSD
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Stryker

The most popular graduate recruiter in technology 2020

  • Apple
  • Dell
  • Ericsson
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • IBM
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft
  • SAP
  • Workday

The most popular graduate recruiter in utilities, energy, renewables 2020

  • Bord na Mona
  • Coillte
  • Eirgrid
  • Ervia
  • ESB
  • SSE