Find a job
Job hunting can be daunting when you first start. If you need any help, come in and see us in your nearest careers centre. We can direct you to sources of job vacancies, advise you on alternative job-hunting strategies, or give you tips for applying to graduate training schemes.
Job-hunting resources from the Careers Service
We have a number of resources to help you find job vacancies. You can use the reference books and videos in our centres and we regularly let you know about opportunities via:
Not sure where to start?
If you don't know what type of job to look for, read our careers advice on Where to start?
There are many ways to go about finding a job.
Networking and contacting companies directly could get you the job you are really after.
Read our advice on: Networking and Making speculative applications.
Your rights at work
Information about UK employment law relating to pay and conditions, discrimination, dismissal and other issues. Of interest to anyone seeking part-time work, work experience, internships or graduate-level jobs.
Information for international students
International students (pdf 198kb)
Covers working in and outside the UK, and studying in the UK from the international students' perspective, this publication also includes several interesting case studies.
- Working in the UK includes finding a job in the UK, recruitment in the UK, getting work experience, and visas and work permits.
- Working outside the UK includes applying for non-UK jobs and returning to your home country.
- Studying in the UK includes further study and postgrad fees and scholarships.
Guide published by AGCAS 2011.