Recruitment websites and job boards

The listings below provide ideas on recruitment sites which may support your job search.  

In addition, it may be helpful to use one of the many job search engines - these essentially trawl through multiple sites cross the web and pull together a list of advertised vacancies matching your criteria.  Amongst the best known are IndeedTotal Jobs and Monster.  

The Careers Group (University of London)   
Graduate Links
Graduate Jobs 
Gradcracker  (STEM areas, especially useful for engineering and IT)
Inside Careers  
Reed Graduates  
Fish4 jobs 
The Big Choice 
Save the Graduate  (a job search engine which searches through a number of the main graduate sites)
Aspire (focus on digital, media and marketing)
Student Ladder 
Seo-London (opportunities mainly in finance, law and IT for ethnic minority students)
EmployAbility (for students with disabilities)
Great with Disability (information and a vacancy source for those with a disability)
MBA Match  
Iagora (vacancies in the UK and overseas)
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
Debut offers a careers app which can be downloaded from their website.  

Regional sites:

Graduate Yorkshire  
Graduateadvantage (West Midlands)

Internships/placements only:

Get Work Experience
Windsor Fellowship (offer a number of internship programmes for ethnic minority students)
Change 100 (offer a summer internship programme for students and recent graduates with a disability)
Creative Access (media based internships for ethnic minority students)
Graduate Talent Pool  (Home, EU and EEA graduates only)
The Careers Group Graduate Gateway (for graduates) 
Try Teaching (offer schools based internships for graduates who may be interested in the teaching profession)
Internship programs (USA)
Internweb (mainly USA)  

PR Week
Major Players
Mad Jobs 
Hays Marketing 
Media Week Jobs 
Only Marketing Jobs 
JFL Search & Selection 
Pathfinders Media Recruitment 
Reilly People 
Spotlight Recruitment
Blue Skies 
Live Recruitment 
Creative Pool
Campaign Jobs

In addition to recruitment sites, it is also worthwhile to refer to the jobs pages of related publications, including:

The Drum

The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising also supports the Admissions pages which are designed for graduates interested in a career in advertising – there is general information plus a jobs board.
Randstad Education
Time Plan
Teach in London
Protocol Education
GSL Education
Smart Teachers
Career Teachers
Capita Education Resourcing
Hays Education
Strategy Education
Destination Education 
Trust Education 
Servoca Education Resourcing
Reed Education
Teaching Personnel
ITN Mark
Step Teachers
Academy Jobs
Horizon Teachers
Tradewind Recruitment
Nursery World Jobs

The Try Teaching site advertises paid schools based internships for graduates interested in the teaching profession.

The sites below focus specifically on working in further/higher education and in teaching English as a foreign language (higher education)
ESL Jobs World

In addition, the publications below regularly carry education based vacancies

Times Higher Education jobs
Catholic Teachers Gazette

Food Navigator Jobs
Nutrition Society 
NHS Jobs 
Foodman Jobs 
Focus Management Consultants 
Your Food Job 
New Scientist 

In addition the Food Standards Agency website is worth referring to as vacancies are advertised from time to time 

Sanctuary Personnel    
ttm Healthcare
Capita Social Care
Eden Brown                                 
Community Care
Great Social
Social Work and Care Jobs
Rig Social Care Recruit
Personnel Care Bank
Charity Job
Randstad Care 
EM Recruitment (social work)
Supply Care Solutions (social work)
British Social Work Jobs 
British Association of Social Workers jobs board 
Health Jobs UK (administrative and healthcare assistant roles) 
BMI Healthcare (administrative and healthcare assistant roles) 
British Care Jobs 

In addition, the links below may be of interest:
NHS Jobs
Skills for Care run a graduate programme for those interested in adult social care
Compass Jobs Fair is an annual social work fair which takes place in London, typically in November each year
Frontline offers a programme providing an alternative route for social work training 

Institute of Biomedical Science jobs page 
NHS job site 
chemistryworldjobs  jobs page of the Royal Society of Chemistry
British Health Science Jobs
Hays Life Science 
New Scientist jobs page
Reed Scientific  
Pf Jobs  (commercial roles in the pharmaceutical sector eg medical sales) 
CK Science 
Lab Support 
Jobs in Science 
Pmlive  Sales, marketing & communication jobs in the pharmaceutical industry
Next Pharma Job 
Langton Howarth  
Non-Stop Pharma  
Penny Warren (sales and marketing within the life sciences sector) 
The Biochemical Society
Guided Solutions recruit life science graduates mainly for sales/marketing roles for the medical devices industry

In addition, for placement opportunities for both undergraduates and recent graduates, vacancies are advertised from time on time on the Cogent website.   Those interested in areas relating to microbiology may also want to consider vacancies in the food industry – see the section on “Food and Nutrition”. 

Angela Mortimer Third Sector
Civil Society Jobs
Flow Caritas
Harris Hill
Kage Partnership
nfp recruitment
Third Sector Jobs
TPP Not for Profit
Voluntary Sector Jobs
Charity Sector Jobs
Eden Brown
Bond  (international development)
Elevator  (social enterprises, charities)

In addition, you may be interested in Charity Works, a nine month programme for graduates interested in a career in this sector.

The following sites provide details of vacancies in the public sector.

Jobs go Public 
Public Sector Careers 
Public Sector Vacancies 
Public Sector Jobs 
LG Jobs 
Working for an MP 

In addition, refer to websites of individual local authorities as well as to the NHS job site and the Civil Service job search page.

Training programmes aimed specifically at graduates are offered in:

Central Government - The Civil Service Fast Stream
The NHS -  Graduate Management Training Scheme 
Local Government - National Graduate Development Programme 

For those interested in working abroad, the country profiles on the Prospects website and the "Working Abroad" section of the Target Jobs site provide a range of helpful resources including job sites and Visa information.

The University of the West of England has developed web pages for international students interested in returning to their home countries in:

South East Asia

For those interested in working in Africa, another site worth referring to is Careers in Africa.



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