Finding a Job
Our Jobs Page lists a range of online job boards and other resources provided by the Careers Service and UCL Unions which should be used as a start point when job-hunting.
You can also download the following helpsheets from the Resources Section of The Careers Group's website:
- Internships, Vacation Work and Work Experience
- Working for Small Organisations
Our staff and other Career Professionals from across our parent body, The Careers Group, University of London, have provided reviews and descriptions of a wide range of other websites and online resources on our online careers resource library - Careers Tagged. Use search tags such as "Job Site" or "Recruitment Agency" to find listings of other vacancy providers. You can also search by sector or job type to find relevant company listings through professional body or other information sites.
We hold a range of employer / organisation directories for different sectors where company listings are difficult to find online. These will not provide specific vacancies but are useful to those wanting to make speculative applications.
We stock a range of general graduate recruiter directories which are free for students to takeaway. These all include company profiles with graduate scheme / internship information including application deadlines. Many will also include tips on applications, interviews and assessment centres. Titles include:
- The Finalist Directory
- Prospects Directory
- Get Directory
- Guardian UK 300
- Times Top 100
Sector Specific Guides
For sectors with large numbers of vacancies for graduate schemes / internships, we also stock a range of sector guides with company / vacancy information and application deadline details. Sectors covered include:
- IT and Technology
- Management Consultancy
- Engineering and Construction (all disciplines)
- Accountancy, Finance and Professional Services
- Patent Work
Internship / Work Experience Guides
A series of books focusing specifically on this area, again covering comany information and internship application deadlines. Titles include:
- Vacation Opportunities
- Target Work Experience
- Prospects Work Experience and Internships
Many recruiters provide takeaway copies of company brochures or other recruitment guides which can be collected from the Careers Service.
You can meet a wide range of recruiters and other organisations to find out about vacancy opportunities through the range of events that are organised by the Careers Service. These include:
You may also have the opportunity to meet employers through events organised in your department. See information on Department Support for more details.
Our Networking pages can also suggest other ways of meeting employers to find out about vacancies.
To explore job-hunting techniques in more depth, you can use a Short Guidance session.
Page last modified on 30 sep 11 09:56 by Martin Brown