Recruitment websites and job boards

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

When looking for work generally, it is useful to be aware of the many job search engines which essentially trawl through multiple sites across the web and pull together listings of advertised vacancies matching your criteria.  These include sites such as IndeedTotal Jobs, Monster, Jobsora and Jooble.

If you want to identify agencies advertising vacancies in the field of interest to you, Agency Central is a resource which provides a searchable database, allowing you to find some useful starting points.   

In addition, look at some of the listings below which link either to sites focusing primarily on the student/graduate market, or on the specific sectors highlighted.    

Graduate Links
Graduate Jobs 
Gradcracker (STEM areas, especially useful for engineering and IT)
Reed Graduates  
Fish4 jobs 
Aspire (focus on digital, media and marketing)
Student Ladder 
MBA Match  
Iagora (vacancies in the UK and overseas)
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
Debut offers a careers app which can be downloaded from their website.  
Give a Grad a go 

Sites supporting specific groups:

Student Circus, a site catering for international students seeking work in the UK
 specifically advertising diverse and inclusive career opportunities
Seo-London opportunities mainly in finance, law and IT for ethnic minority students
EmployAbility for students with disabilities
MyPlus students club information and a vacancy source for those with a disability
ENNA provide support and vacancy information for neurodivergent job seekers
Auticon advertises vacancies for candidates on the autistic spectrum who have strong digital or IT skills

Internships/placements only:

Windsor Fellowship (offer a number of internship programmes for ethnic minority students)
Creative Access (media-based internships for ethnic minority students)
Internship programs (USA)
Internweb (mainly USA)   
Interexchange is a not-for-profit organisation which provides paid for services to those aiming to secure an internship in the US. Their website also provides some useful resources open to anyone who wants to explore this option.  

PR Week
Major Players
Hays Marketing 
JFL Search & Selection 
Pathfinders Media Recruitment 
Reilly People 
Spotlight Recruitment
Creative Pool
Campaign Jobs
The Dots a selection of internship and job roles in the creative sector including marketing, digital media and graphic design
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising also provides information for candidates interested in a career in advertising – there is general information plus a jobs board.

Aquent (marketing, social media, digital, design sectors)
Creative Recruitment
Fashionworkie (fashion design)

Production base This is a subscription website, but a free trial is available for 7 days.  
Mandy (TV and film)
Campaign Jobs 
Pathfinders Media Recruitment
The Unit List 
Creative Access (provide internships for ethnic minority students)
Function CentralEntertainers Worldwide and Entertainment Nation hire live music acts and DJs for example for a variety of events
Formula Won Media Ltd 
Harrison Pursey
Impact Creative
Media Contacts
Spotlight Recruitment   
Major Players 
The Dots a selection of internship and job roles across the creative sector including digital media
Media Beans
Creative pool

Nutrition Society 
NHS Jobs 
Foodman Jobs 
Focus Management Consultants 
New Scientist
ZG Nutrition
Public Health Jobs

You can sign up to receive the digital "Food Matters Live" publications which provides information about careers in the food industry.  

Institute of Biomedical Science jobs page 
NHS job site
chemistryworldjobs jobs page of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Hays Life Science 
New Scientist jobs page
Reed Scientific  
CK Science 
Jobs in Science  
Get reskilled pharmaceutical jobs
Pmlive Sales, marketing & communication jobs in the pharmaceutical industry
Langton Howarth  
Non stop consulting
Penny Warren (sales and marketing within the life sciences sector) 
Guided Solutions recruit life science graduates mainly for sales/marketing roles for the medical devices industry
CY Partners
BBSTEM  promotes opportunities for the Black scientific community including jobs and a mentoring programme.   

Those interested in areas relating to microbiology may also want to consider vacancies in the food industry – see the section on “Food and Nutrition”. 

Harris Hill
Third Sector Jobs
TPP Not for Profit
Eden Brown
Bond (international development)
Elevator (social enterprises, charities)
Smart Thinking (think tank roles)

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
LG Jobs 
Working for an MP
All police jobs
National Security Careers

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:

The NHS -  Graduate Management Training Scheme 
Local Government - National Graduate Development Programme 

Sanctuary Personnel    
Capita Social Care                            
Community Care
Care First
Charity Job
Randstad Care 
Supply Care Solutions (social work)
Job Medic
British Association of Social Workers jobs board 
Health Jobs UK (administrative and healthcare assistant roles)
Archer Resourcing

In addition, the links below may be of interest:

NHS Jobs
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 

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.  The site covers Central and Eastern Europe, the Gulf, China, Canada, Africa, India and South East Asia.

Another good resource for those looking for work in Europe is Graduateland.
For those interested in working in Africa, refer to Careers in Africa.
The site "Contact Taiwan" is aimed at those wishing either to work in Taiwan itself or in a Taiwanese company located outside the country.  Interested candidates can upload a CV and then browse available positions. 

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