Jobs, placements and work experience

Vacancies, jobsites, applying ‘on spec’, social media...finding a job or placement can be very confusing.

It can also be very time consuming, so you need to know the best way to go about it, especially when different employers advertise jobs in different ways, depending on the industry and type of work. Luckily, this section provides the resources to give you the best possible chance of finding work, whether it's part-time work, a placement or the job of your dreams.

Creative job searching

Finding jobs and work experience

Tips on where to look for jobs and other approaches you can use to find work.

Career Connect

Career Connect

Our online portal where you'll find hundreds of jobs and opportunities, including graduate jobs, placements, part time work and more.



Enhance your degree and gain work experience through a summer or year long placement.

Student Jobshop

Student Jobshop

Based in the Students' Union, our Student Jobshop is here to help you find opportunities to work while you study.

International opportunities

International careers

Information for international students and for UK based students who wish to work internationally.

Social media and your career

Social media and your career

Social media can play a huge part in finding jobs and opportunities. Find out how you can use it to your advantage.

Equality considerations

Equality matters

If you feel you may have equality considerations that may impact your job search, we can help.

Opportunities for postgraduates

Opportunities for postgraduate researchers

Find opportunities suited to your PhD.