Searching online for the type of job you want is fast and easy, and you can see new jobs as soon as employers post them. However, job hunting carries certain risks which you need to be aware of and take precautions against, in order to stay safe.
Information about other UCL-based job boards, (HR, Students' Union UCL etc.), or more niche, industry-focused sites hosted by external organisations.
At UCL Careers we know that you get work experience through placements and internships so we wanted to give you some information to help you with this.
Guides and information on the practical side of job hunting that will help you through the process of looking for work in the most appropriate way.
Resources listed in this section will focus on UK-based recruitment, for those seeking work globally.
Information and advice on the range of visa and work permit options currently available for those looking to stay in the UK after graduation.
Overseas recruiters often require a three-way agreement between the University, the student and themselves, (as the internship provider), which may cover a range of different things depending on the role and the company.
Speaking to UCL graduates who are working in the roles or sectors you're interested in is a great way to get an insider's view on the best places to find relevant vacancies.
By volunteering you can develop skills and experience through unpaid work experience and shadowing. You also have the chance to give back to causes you believe in.
Come to an event
Many organisations will attend or run recruitment focused events to promote current vacancies in person which will give you the chance to get answers to questions that you may not find on job boards or recruitment websites.
Come to an event
Short guidance appointment
Through a 'short guidance' appointment, you can meet one of our Careers Consultants to discuss where you've been looking so far, explore other avenues and get more tailored tips and advice on improving your own personal job search.
Get one-to-one advice