There are many sources of job vacancies for final year students
and graduates, some of these are given below
YSJ Connect Jobs and Opportunities advertises job
vacancies suitable for finalists and new graduates, although
you must register to view them. If you are already registered with
any of the prospects.ac.uk services, you can use the same user name
and password to access the vacancies. If you are not
registered with prospects follow the Register me option
via the above link.
General Graduate Vacancy Websites
Careers Vacancies in 10 different career areas. Also has
links to graduate recruiter websites with information about their
graduate recruitment schemes.
- Prospects for
graduate jobs and information and advice about careers and further
- TARGETjobs.co.uk Work
experience and graduate vacancies searchable by region. Register to
receive vacancy e-mails.
National jobs board, searchable by location
Yorkshire Regional graduate job board
- Fish4Jobs www.fish4.co.uk/iad/jobs
Searchable database of jobs across the UK, compiled from local
- NewJobDirect Searchable
site with vacancies from UK employer websites. A general jobs site,
not just graduate jobs. Useful if you want to search
Monster.co.uk is a careers portal. This site features a decent
skills database, employer profiles, interactive interview help and
- http://www.gradplus.com/ Gradplus
aims to match graduates with suitable graduate careers. It provides
help with marketing your CV, email alerts and recruiter
- http://www.skill.org.uk/ Excellent
site for accessing a wide range of vacancies for students with
disabilities. Also extensive links to jobs in charities, education
and public sector.
The following major newspapers all advertise graduate
- The Guardian - vacancies in
all sectors, particularly good for media, health, marketing and PR
vacancies. Graduate section in the Saturday paper edition.
- Telegraph - vacancies in
- The Times - vacancies
in all sectors. Graduate section in the Thursday paper
Other regional newspapers
- Paperboy.com - online
newspapers worldwide searchable by city or country.
You can find other specialist publications by
going to www.prospects.ac.uk/ and choosing
Jobs and Work then, Explore Types of Jobs.
From there, choose a job role and then select Typical
Employers/Vacancy Sources. This will tell you where to
find job advertisements for that field.
Vacancies are often advertised in industry
Media UK - A-Z
listing of UK online magazines plus a small number of overseas
publications. Searchable by title keyword.
Graduate Jobs pages of the prospects website for job
vacancies for finalists and recent graduates. Register to sign up
for job alerts.
Prospects and GET produce directories (available from September
onwards) advertising vacancies for major graduate
recruiters. These companies begin recruiting students
early in their final year. Visit Career Development to pick
up your free copy!
Prospects Finalist magazine (produced five times per year)
includes job vacancies for final year students. Pick up a FREE copy
from Career Development.
The Employer Profiles
on the Prospects website are useful for researching some of the
major graduate employers.
Want to Work in Yorkshire?
Visit the Graduates Yorkshire
website to view hundreds of jobs suitable for graduates
who want to live and work in the region. The website also provides
a number of other services.