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For whatever type of job opportunity you’re looking for, we have plenty of ways to search and apply. From jobs and internships to voluntary work and placements, based locally or internationally, all databases are free to search and use and are updated regularly. They are a great place to find part-time or full-time work whether it's temporary or permanent you're after, there's a whole range of vacancies from a variety of sectors and employers.

Find your ideal role…

Vacancies on myUCL Careers

Any employer specifically targeting current UCL students or recent graduates will advertise details of their vacancies on myUCLCareers

Here you will find jobs which are exclusively for UCL candidates and also jobs where employers are targeting UCL students and graduates alongside others.

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The opportunities advertised will have been sourced by UCL Careers as well as our parent body The Careers Group, University of London.  Vacancies will be uploaded daily and will be from across a wide range of sectors. Opportunities include:

  • Graduate and summer internships
  • Part time or seasonal jobs
  • Temporary work
  • Full time graduate level positions
  • PhD internships and other researcher level opportunities

To hear about roles as they go live and for application instructions, you will need to set your myUCLCareers profile preferences.  Just go to the "Profile" tab and "Update Profile" - here you can set preferences  to include your sector interests and type of opportunities you are interested in. You will also need to sign up to receive daily or weekly vacancy emails so that you get a digest of what’s on offer directly into your inbox.

Your dedicated myUCLCareers Dashboard will provide you with information about new vacancies that match your chosen preferences. You can see what else is available by searching on the "Vacancies" and "UCL Managed Opportunities" tabs of myUCLCareers.

  • Vacancies will show all roles (application details will be specified for each role)
  • UCL Managed Opportunities" will only show roles where UCL Careers are shortlisting for the employer.

You can filter by many different things including:

  • Organisation
  • Business Area
  • Salary
  • Location
  • Vacancy Type

UCL Talent Bank (Shortlisting Service)

Introducing you to employers

Designed to put you directly in touch with small to medium sized organisations, we’ve set up a shortlisting service connecting UCL students, PhD researchers, and graduates with opportunities in organisations in a range of industries, including with UCL alumni.

We will actively source summer internship and graduate opportunities for potential UCL candidates and present shortlisted applications to employers.

All you need to do is set your MyUCLCareers account preferences (under the Profiel tab) to include your sector interests and type of opportunities you are interested in. You can also choose to get daily or weekly vacancy emails so that you receive in your inbox a digest of all the vacancies that match your preferences. 

Alternatively you can search and apply for any of the jobs or internships in the UCL Managed Opportunities tab of MyUCLCareers

You will need to create a tailored cover letter and upload this with your CV for each opportunity you apply for.

Once you have applied we will contact you if you meet the appropriate skills and qualifications for the role (according to the employers' criteria) and will let you know if you have been shortlisted and your application is being sent to the recruiter. You will also be signposted to our advice and guidance services for further support.

See a student perspective about a role she applied for through UCL Talent Bank.

If you want to get your CV and/or cover letter checked before uploading them  please book an appointment to see us.

UCL Talent Bank - click here to find out more

UCL Careers Summer Internship Scheme

There will be opportunities exclusively available for UCL students and graduates to intern at a London-based SME in summer 2018.

Internships will be paid at the London Living Wage, and are available in a range of sectors including:

  • Consultancy
  • IT / Tech
  • Engineering
  • Arts / Culture
  • Life Sciences / Health
  • Finance
  • Social Sciences / Media

Internships will be advertised on myUCLCareers at the end of the Spring term with more details released before then.

We will also promote them via UCL Careers Twitter account @UCLCareers and Facebook: UCL Careers

Read about Kirsty Wood's experience participating in the scheme during Summer 2017.

Graduate Gateway

A job site for student and graduate internships in London and the UK. Graduate Gateway’s paid internships are filtered by a dedicated team at The Careers Group, University of London to ensure that each internship has the ability to accelerate your career prospects.

Click here to apply for roles now

Graduate Gateway logo - click to link to website

Student Union UCL Jobshop

If you are looking for work to fit around your studies, you can find a job through the Student Union UCL Jobshop which is suited to current students looking for temporary, part-time and seasonal work. You’ll be able to directly apply for roles based on campus or with local employers around London.

Search for jobs now - www.studentsunionucl.org/jobshop

Student Union UCL Volunteering Service

Browse projects through the Student Union UCL's dedicated volunteering service and make a real difference! As a volunteer you’ll pick up diverse skills for your CV and make friends all while giving back to the local community.

You can contribute as much or as little time as you like with a variety of long-term commitments and one-off events on offer. Working with fellow UCL students, there are plenty of personal and professional benefits to getting involved.

Find out more - www.studentsunionucl.org

UOL Temp Agency

A professional recruitment agency run by our parent body The Careers Group, University of London, The Temp Agency works to find students and graduates both temporary to permanent positions with a highly specialised and personalised service. Jobs are being added daily, so you might be working within UoL, UCL or national and international employers.

Click here to search for jobs now:

UOL logo - click here for more info

Jobs at UCL - UCL HR

If you're looking to work at UCL, whether academic or otherwise, visit the UCL Human Resources page where you can view and apply for current vacancies as well as sign-up for email alerts to be updated on new opportunities as soon as they're advertised.

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Careers Tagged (Online Careers Library)

Our staff and Career Professionals from across The Careers Group, University of London have provided reviews and descriptions of a wide range of job sites and online directories of individual recruiters or recruitment agencies on our online careers resource library - Careers Tagged.

Use search tags such as "job site", "directory", "professional association", "recruitment agency" or tags for any industry areas you are interested in, e.g. "accountancy", "consultancy", "healthcare", "media", "politics", "teaching" etc. to get listings of resources which include current vacancies or will tell you where to find them.

Click here to find out more:

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More Ways to Job Search

There are plenty of offline services we provide to help you find suitable vacancies such as hard copy employer directories and sector guides to a wide range of recruitment events such as Fairs and Presentations plus one-to-one support and advice on job hunting. Further details can be found in the Help With... Finding a Job section of our website.

Global Citizens - Finding Work Overseas

Although many of the job sites above will focus on vacancies based in the UK, if you are looking to pursue a career abroad, our Specialist Support pages on Working Abroad will highlight additional support available for those looking to work globally. 

Things to be aware of when job hunting

UCL Careers and our parent body The Careers Group, University of London make every effort to ensure all information on our websites, job sites, emails and publications are up-to-date and accurate.

However, as we can not verify all information posted, including vacancies, we strongly recommend that you check fully before making any application. Applications are made at your own risk.

Please take the time to read about recruitment / job scams,  visit The Careers Group website and read the Code of Practice for jobseekers. 

Those considering applying for Internships / Placement can also read our guidelines on this.