Graduate recruitment

Meet potential employers and find out about jobs and internships at graduate recruitment events.

Graduate recruitment events include a range of activities:

Benefits of participating in graduate recruitment

There are many good career development reasons for taking part in graduate recruitment activities, besides finding internships or employment after graduation. These include being able to:

  • meet with recruiters in an informal yet professional environment
  • learn about the type of work being offered across a range of options
  • hear about the experiences of recent recruits
  • find out how organisations differ
  • discover the skills and attributes valued by employers
  • gain exposure to potential employers and establish a personal relationship before making an application
  • get familiar with the language of the workplace and graduate recruitment
  • develop the confidence required to apply for a range of professional opportunities

How to get involved

Graduate recruitment activities happen from the beginning of and throughout the academic year. Even if you are not in your final year of study, you can:

  • browse and book events and appointments on CareerHub
  • view and up-date information and messages
  • check the Graduate Recruitment job category on CareerHub throughout the year and note organisations or events of interest
  • come to career expos and presentations/information sessions
  • make the most of networking opportunities by using our Elevator Pitch Builder tool
  • create a LinkedIn profile and connect with relevant employers to improve your job search. This video has some useful tips and outlines why this is important
  • make sure you have prepared a quality CV and that you're well prepared for interviews
  • come to one of our regular workshops on topics such as CV Preparation, Cover Letters, Networking, Interview Skills, LinkedIn and Assessment Centres
  • learn more about graduate recruitment assessments centres by trying our Assessment Centre Tool

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