The NHS has been voted one of the most popular employers in the UK for the second time running.
A survey of more than 23,000 undergraduates revealed that many graduates have been attracted by graduate schemes offered by the health service.
In addition to being the most popular employer overall, the NHS was also shown to be the most popular with each of the year groups surveyed for the Guardian UK300 list of employers.
The NHS is also more popular among women than men.
Rob Farace, spokesman for the NHS Leadership Academy welcomed the findings.
He said: “We are delighted to top the Guardian UK300 again for the second time in three years and at the same time are humbled by the affection and regard people have for the NHS and our graduate scheme.”