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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.

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 
The Big Choice 
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.  

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

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
Blue Skies 
Live 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

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 provides information for candidates interested in a career in advertising – there is general information plus a jobs board.

Arts jobs Online
Arts Job Finder
Adrem   (architecture and design)
Aquent  (marketing, social media, digital, design sectors)
Creative Recruitment
Live Recruitment
Fashionworkie (fashion design)

Gradinterviewprep A comprehensive guide to Management Consultancies in London

Judy Fisher 
Mandy  (TV and film)
Film & TV Pro  (most services for members only, but membership currently free for 30 days)
Media Week Jobs 
Pathfinders Media Recruitment
The Unit List 
Creative Access (provide internships for ethnic minority students)
Function Central  and Entertainers Worldwide (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 
Dragonfly Recruitment
The Dots - a selection of internship and job roles across the creative sector including digital media
Media Beans
Go Think Big
Video Collective
Creative pool

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    
Capita Social Care                            
Community Care
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 
Job Medic
British Association of Social Workers jobs board 
Health Jobs UK (administrative and healthcare assistant roles)
BMI Healthcare (administrative and healthcare assistant roles) 

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 

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  
Pf Jobs  (commercial roles in the pharmaceutical sector eg medical sales) 
CK Science 
Jobs in Science 
Get reskilled  pharmaceutical jobs
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) 
Guided Solutions recruit life science graduates mainly for sales/marketing roles for the medical devices industry
Network Scientific Recruitment
CY Partners
Access Science

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
Third Sector Jobs
TPP Not for Profit
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 
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:

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.  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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