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Bypass the stress of the graduate milk round

Based on feedback from students and clients, BDO Ireland is making access to its graduate programme more user-friendly, writes Graham Clifford

26th August, 2018
Ann Hogan, director of HR, BDO

For many soon-to-be graduates the ‘milk round’, as it has become known, can be a pressured and hectic time. The phenomenon of companies touring universities each year to advertise their opportunities and recruit students is usually crammed into a few frenzied weeks.

Students often feel that if they don’t make some kind of connection with an employer during this period, they’ll miss the boat. This could lead to them making a rushed decision,...

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