Graduate job search

The following three sites CareersConnect, Prospects and Target jobs, allow you to search for graduate positions across various sectors. 

CareersConnect is the USW Careers database.  For sector specific job-search sites, take a look at the Subject Links section.

All About Careers* – information website for young people aged 16-24 with detailed information across 24 industry sectors including job search.

Adzuna Graduate Jobs in the UK Stats* – gives an overview of graduate salaries paid in the UK and regional differences.

CV-Library* – job search and register your CV online so employers and recruiters can find you.

Evenbreak* – matches disabled job seekers with employers looking to build a diverse workforce.

Glassdoor* – job and company search, reviews, salaries and benefits from employees.  Interview questions from candidates. 

GOV.UK Find a job* – search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain.

Gradcracker* – careers website for engineering and technology students.  Search work placements/internships and graduate jobs relevant to your area.

Graduate-Jobs* – allows employers and recruitment agencies to post jobs, graduate schemes and internships. 

Graduate Talent Pool* – government initiative that can help you kickstart your career by searching and applying for internships posted by employers, connecting graduate skills to businesses.

GradLink UK* – is a specialist careers website designed for UK-educated students and graduates from China, Africa, India and Malaysia.  The website includes vacancies, graduate profiles, employer contacts, and in-depth advice.

Graduate Recruitment Bureau* – specialising in placing students and graduates into part-time jobs, internships and graduate jobs and schemes, ranging from Times Top 100 Employers, to SMEs and start-ups.

Guardian Jobs* – search for graduate & entry level jobs. 

Indeed* – search millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites.

Joblift*– a meta-search platform.

LinkedIn Jobs*– search for jobs on LinkedIn, and read advice from thought leaders, view presentations, see examples, find experts, and browse other resources on finding a job.*– find your graduate job, scheme or internship based on your profile.

Milkround* – search and apply for graduate jobs, schemes and internships from top UK employers.

Prospects*– graduate careers website – the good way to find graduate jobs, postgraduate courses, work experience and careers advice.

Reed*– a job site that advertise vacancies on behalf of employers and recruitment agencies who are looking for staff.

Target Jobs* – graduate jobs, schemes, internships and advice.

TipTopJob* – a unique network of generic and specialist jobsites that cover more than 83 countries and 35 industry sectors.

The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2021-2022* -  The definitive guide to the leading employers recruiting graduates during 2021-22

VitaeJobs* – a dedicated jobs website, based in Swansea, that specialise in public sector and charity jobs including parliamentary/political jobs, civil service jobs, and public affairs/policy opportunities.

Working abroad

Country profiles detailing the requirements to work in various countries around the world, looking at visa requirements, how to apply for positions and where to find vacancies -

Prospects work abroad*

Target Jobs work abroad*

Lleol*– gwefan lle gallwch ddod o hyd i wybodaeth Gymraeg yn lleol ac yn genedlaethol.

Job Trac Cymru* – yn recriwtio siaradwyr Cymraeg (dros dro a pharhaol) i fusnesau amrywiol yng Nhgymru, Lloegr, Yr Alban a Iwerddon.

Safle Swyddi* – gwefan ar gyfer hysbebu swyddi sy'n gofyn am y Gymraeg fel sgil sy'n hanfodol neu'n ddymunol.

Swyddle* – partneriaeth recriwtio ac adnoddau dwyieithog i ymgeiswyr a cyflogwyr. 

CareerArc Job Search* – turns your phone into a mobile job-searching tool. 

Android | Apple

Debut* – a careers app for students and graduates looking for internship or graduate scheme opportunities at the UK’s best employers.

Android | Apple

Glassdoor* – job seekers get access to the latest job listings as well as company reviews and salary reports, shared by those who know the company best – the employees.

Android | Apple

Gradcracker* – keep you up-to-date with all of the latest work placements and graduate opportunities from your STEM employers whilst you’re on the move.

Android | Apple

Grad DNA* – app for recent graduates or students who are still studying at university and looking for a graduate job, internship, year out placement, summer work, casual work or similar.

Android | Apple

Indeed* – in a single search, Indeed offers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. 

Android | Apple

LinkedIn Job Search* – find a job opportunities wherever you want with location-based search.  Get automatic recommendations and notifications based on your job searches.  Apply to jobs with your LinkedIn profile.

Android | Apple

Graduate schemes

Graduate schemes are graduate positions with an extended period of training - usually one to two years - often offered by larger employers.  The application process usually consists of a number of steps which may include attending assessment centres and carrying out online tests

The application window usually opens in early Autumn with many closing to applications by December / January - so you may choose to apply to a graduate scheme(s) in the Autumn of your final year of study, with the scheme / job then commencing the following summer.

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