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Finding a job

Finding a job

With thousands of different vacancies from hundreds of different employers in dozens of different industries, it can be difficult to know where to begin in your search for a job. Whether you are a first year looking for some work, a second year searching for an internship or next year's vacancy, or a finalist hoping to apply for a graduate scheme; we have the advice and expertise on how to navigate the job market successfully, and help you find the best job possible. You can also hear how Leeds students got their jobs by checking out our blog.

What's in this section?

For information on the different sorts of employment available to you, check out our What kind of job page. Once you have worked out what you are looking for, your first stop should be the How to find jobs section of the site. Covering everything from job websites to networking, this is an excellent starting point for anyone wishing to search the job market intelligently.

One of the best things about going to university at Leeds is that you are part of a growing and vibrant city. We have links to many local employers, as well as insights into the local labour market. To find out more, see our page on Staying in Leeds.

If you have been offered a job, but are not sure what to do next, see our page on Responding to job offers.

How we can help you.

  • As a student at Leeds University, you have exclusive access to a fantastic range of tools and services to help you find the best jobs possible. Thanks to our close involvement with hundreds of employers, we have a huge database of student and graduate opportunities, many of which you won't find anywhere else. To see our selection of internships, work experience placements and graduate vacancies, go to the Careers Centre Vacancy website or for more information on the vacancy website and how to use it go to our 'Exclusive Opportunities' page
  • eBooks that you can download or read online such as:

Ultimate job search eBook Ultimate job search

For more visit our eBooks for finding jobs page.