Search for graduate jobs and find out where to look for opportunities.
Get extra help and support and see graduate job vacancies.
Getting a graduate job
You can apply for a graduate job throughout the year and they often have immediate start dates. Unlike graduate schemes, roles tend to offer less structured training but may still be aimed at recent graduates.
See how to get a graduate job, a free, online course available from Graduate Coach on FutureLearn. It covers understanding yourself and the graduate job market, mastering the application process and becoming confident at interviews.
If you’re an international student and want to work in the UK after you graduate, you will need a new visa. Find out more about working in the UK as a graduate. For job listings that sponsor the Skilled Worker Visa, internships and placements sign up for Student Circus, our job portal for international students. Register with your Sussex email.
Tips for where to look for a graduate job
Try looking for graduate jobs using the resources listed below.
Graduate job sites
- Inspiring Interns
- Indeed, Simplyhired, or Adzuna
- Guardian Jobs or Jobsite
- JustEngineers, jobsgopublic, CharityJob -
- Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Search our sector guides to find employer directories and sector-specific job sites.
Recruitment agencies can help you look for graduate jobs, particularly if you are interested in niche sectors and have the skills/experience that their clients need.
You could also use social media to search for jobs.
If you are an international student looking for graduate work in your home country there are a number of specialist websites you can use, including:
Graduate work abroad
If you’re a UK student and are interested in working abroad, you can look for opportunities using the below. You can also look for graduate schemes abroad or international work experience schemes.
Use GoinGlobal (login via CareerHub) to research countries and major cities, search for opportunities and browse the employer directory. Create your own account to save searches and bookmark pages.
Graduates can contact us at email@example.com to get access to CareerHub.
Prospects country guides
Use Prospects’ guides to explore what it’s like to work in various countries. Find out about visas, language requirements and where to look for jobs.
Further help and advice
If you need careers advice you can book an appointment with one of our career consultants via CareerHub.
You can also:
- visit the Student Centre Welcome desk, 8.30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
- call 01273 075700, 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday-Friday
- contact us with your enquiry.