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Careers Service Vacancy Database

Search for graduate jobs posted on the Careers Service Vacancy Database

General Vacancy Websites

Use these external links to search for graduate jobs:

Making Speculative Approaches

Rather than rely soley on advertised vacancies, making a speculative application can be a useful part of your job hunting strategy. This involves approaching an organisation directly about the possibility of working for them and promoting the skills and experience you have to offer.

Making a Speculative Application

Industry Specific Vacancy Websites

Advertising, Marketing, PR and Sales
Buying, Selling and Retailing
Construction, Civil Engineering and Property Management

Graduate Job Sites

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in Civil and Structural Engineering.

Anders Elite - A free Construction and Engineering recruitment service to students looking for assistance in their careers.

Bulldog - A recruitment agency for the UK engineering industry.

CareersInConstruction - Jobs related to construction engineering such as structural and civil engineers, architects, surveyors and estimators.

Engineering Council UK - Regulation of the Engineering Profession in the UK. Links to websites of Employment opportunities.

Fish4Jobs- Rrecruitment website with section for Engineering jobs.

Gradcracker - If you're an engineering student, gradcracker is your site. No other site in the UK is geared entirely around careers for graduate engineers.

Inside Careers - Whether you've already decided on a career as an Engineer or you're just looking for more information before you make your mind up, Inside Careers has in-depth and structured information and advice.

Institution of Civil Engineers - 'ICErecruit' - the official ICE recruitment site dedictaed to serving the needs of engineering professionals.

Institution of Structural Engineers - Website contains vacancies advertised in the current edition of 'The Structural Engineer', which is published fortnightly.

Jim Finder - Engineering and Manufacturing jobs.

Jobs.ac.uk - Academic and research posts for postgraduates in science and related proffesions. The website has vacancies from universities, colleges, research institutions, public sector bodies, charities and commercial organisations in the UK and abroad.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - KTP allows the student to enhance career prospects by benefiting from business based training and personal and professional development whilst managing a project within a company.

Talent Scotland - TalentScotland – website managed and funded by Scottish Enterprise.Vacancies include Optoelectronics and Communication Technologies.

TARGETjobs - Construction, Civil and Structural Engineering opportunities

Thomas Telford Recruitment - The official recruitment consultancy of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Chemical Engineers. It is also a recruitment consultancy specialising in civil, construction, structural and chemical engineering.

UK Engineering Recruitment - Enter the word 'graduate' in the Advanced Search facility

Education

Education

MyJobScotland - Helping you search for Scottish Local Government jobs.

Further Education

AOC Jobs – Further education job board from the Association of Colleges (AoC). In addition to teaching roles, a wide range of positions including staff support roles are also advertised.

FE Careers – job advertisement site for learning and development staff in further education, work based learning and apprenticeships.

FE Jobs – recruitment specialist providing an online education-only job board.

Adult and Community Education

My Job Scotland – Scotland’s job website for the public and third sector including roles in community learning and development.

Charity Job – job board advertising non-profit, NGO, social enterprise, CIC and voluntary jobs including those related to adult and community education

Goodmoves - a careers hub for the civil society, charity and voluntary sector run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).

Children and Young People Now Jobs - online journal with news, features and vacancies, covering social care, youth work, advice and guidance and other parts of this sector.

Jobsgopublic – public sector recruitment agency working across the UK.

Community Care - job board advertising vacancies in UK based community support roles including education.

Youthlink Scotland – Scotland’s national agency for youth work, representing more than 100 youth work organisations across Scotland.   Includes a vacancy section advertising roles in the youth work sector.

The Guardian – dedicated recruitment site with roles in community education.

Environmental/Outdoor Education

Institute for Outdoor Learning – The professional body for organisations and individuals who use the outdoors to make a difference for others.  Includes a current vacancy section.

Scottish Outdoor Education Centres (SOEC) – SOEC is Scottish charity providing quality learning opportunities for children, young people and community.  Site includes job opportunities.

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) – CLOtC is a registered charity existing to champion learning outside the classroom.  The site includes a page with vacancies in the LOtC sector across the UK

Countryside Jobs Service – jobs and volunteer vacancies in the countryside, conservation, ecology and wildlife sectors.

Environment Jobs – UK green jobs encompassing the specialisms of wildlife, ecology, sustainability, nature, conservation, climate change and marine management.

The Wildlife Trusts – volunteering opportunities including running wildlife watch groups which enable young people to discover and explore their local environment.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TEFL – English language teaching job site providing international opportunities.

The Guardian - dedicated recruitment site with roles teaching English as a foreign language.

Teach Away – job site featuring teaching jobs abroad including opportunities with international schools, government programs, universities and language colleges.  A Teach Away account is required before applying for jobs.

Museum and Science Education

Museum Jobs – jobsite for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

Museums Association – oldest museums association in the world with jobs board across a variety of different roles.

BIG STEM Communicators Network – BIG is the skills sharing network for individuals involved in the communication of STEM subjects.   Includes a job board with a variety of roles UK based roles related to science communication.

British Science Association – volunteering opportunities across the UK including planning and facilitating public events, engaging people with British Science Week and governing the British Science Association.

Edinburgh Science Festival – Edinburgh Science is an educational charity delivering Edinburgh’s Science Festival as well as primary school education programmes that tour Scotland-wide and a variety of international programming activities and projects.  Their job board includes paid positions and work placements.

Energy and Renewables

All Energy

Gradcracker- if you're an engineering student, gradcracker is your site. No other site in the UK is geared entirely around careers for graduate engineers.

Earthworks – jobs in oil and renewable energy.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) – campaign for gender balance in science, technology and engineering.  Features a job board with a range of STEM associated vacancies mainly across the UK.

Energy Institute (EI) – chartered professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together.  Website features a job vacancy section.

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Jobs – professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability.  Website includes a job board with roles across policy, energy, transportation, resource & waste planning.

New Scientist Jobs – science focussed job vacancy website featuring jobs in earth, environment and energy.

Energy Jobline – global jobsite in energy and engineering.

Orian Jobs – Scottish based recruitment agency working with the global oil and gas industry.

Matchtech - focussing on temporary and permanent energy jobs.

JustEngineers - graduate jobs and recruitment services.

Oil and Gas

Rigzone – oil and gas job search.

Oil Careers – oil and gas recruitment website.

Oil and Gas Job Search – UK based job site for oil and gas industry advertising global opportunities.

Oil and Gas People – global recruitment portal for oil industry matching candidates to suitable jobs.

Renewables

ENDS Job Search – official job board to The ENDS Report, advertising jobs to industry professionals in the environment sector.

Renewable Energy Jobs - job board for renewable energy roles.

Renewable Energy Jobs UK - job board for UK based renewable energy roles.

Renewable UK Jobsite - UK's leading renewable energy trade association.

Renewable Energy Association Jobs - not for profit trade association representing British renewable energy producers.

Renewable Energy World Jobs (Global) - provides access to renewable energy focussed services including job vacancies.

Environment Jobs - job board for environment focussed roles.

Green Jobs - specialist renewable energy careers and renewable energy employment website.

Eden Scott - recruitment agency specialising in renewable energy.

Renewables Careers - via Total Jobs recruitment agency.

Engineering and Manufacturing

Gradcracker- If you're an engineering student, gradcracker is your site. No other site in the UK is geared entirely around careers for graduate engineers.

Bright Recruits - View and apply for all the latest graduate vacancies in the engineering sector.

Bulldog - A recruitment agency for the UK engineering industry.

Institution of Chemical Engineers - Members have access to the latest job vacancies in the industry.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships- KTP allows the student to enhance career prospects by benefiting from business based training and personal and professional development whilst managing a project within a company.

Manufacturing Recruitment Ltd - All kinds of Engineering related jobs, within the UK

Oil Careers- The recruitment site for the worldwide Oil and Gas Industry. Oilcareers is an independent company with the sole objective of facilitating recruitment and providing career related services to the Oil and Gas Industry.

Thomas Telford Recruitment - The official recruitment consultancy of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Chemical Engineers. It is also a recruitment consultancy specialising in civil, construction, structural and chemical engineering.

Totally Engineering - Engineering and Manufacturing jobs – profiles of companies currently seeking engineering graduates.

Anders Elite - A free Construction and Engineering recruitment service to students looking for assistance in their careers.

Career Engineer - Specialist recruitment website for the Engineering industry including automotive, aerospace, defence, construction, civil and petrochemical sectors.

Institution of Engineering and Technology - service for professionals, recent graduates and students, including a database for vacancies as well as advice, information and support.

Talent Scotland - TalentScotland – website managed and funded by Scottish Enterprise. Vacancies include Microelectronics and Communication Technologies.

UK Engineering Recruitment - Enter the word 'graduate' in the Advanced Search facility

Brewing and Distilling job site links

Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) - the world’s leading professional body for people working in brewing and distilling.

The Society of Independent Brewers - represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain. A 'Positions Vacancy' section can be found under 'Classifieds'.

Caterer.com - the largest UK hospitality job board including jobs in brewing and distilling.

Grocer Jobs - FMCG sales, marketing and retail vacancies in the UK and beyond including a variety of roles within leading drinks companies.

Tasty Career in Food and Drink - one-stop shop for information on careers in food and drink including operational job vacancies.

Brewbound - Part of Bevnet, a resource site for the beverage industry featuring many jobs from leading breweries and associated companies based in USA.

American Distilling Institute - USA trade organisation for craft distillers advertising jobs across USA.

BrewingWork - brewing jobs listings from over 2,000 employers across Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Africa.

Environmental Management and Protection

Countryside Jobs Service - jobs and volunteer placements in conservation, ecology, countryside and wildlife sectors.

Earthworks - wide variety of jobs related to geology, earth science and geoscience.

ENDS Job Search – official job board to The ENDS Report, advertising jobs to industry professionals in the environment sector.

Environmentjob.co.uk - job board for environment focussed roles.  Includes conservation and wildlife volunteering and paid conservation jobs.

EnvironmentJobs.com - UK and international green jobs.

Green Jobs - environmental & renewable energy jobs.

Conservation Jobs – jobs board for the conservation sector.

Environmental Jobs UK – jobs board dedicated to environmental industry sector.

Waste Jobs UK – jobs board for waste and recycling industry sectors.

Water Jobs – jobs board for water industry sector.

Environment Agency Jobs - EA is an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Site offers an external opportunities vacancy bank.

Green Jobs Online – covers environmental and renewable energy jobs across all industry sectors.

Nature Careers – jobs board from Nature, the international weekly journal of science.

Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) – established to raise the standards and profile of professional ecological and environmental management for the benefit of nature and society.  Site includes relevant job listings.

The Wildlife Trusts - 46 independent wildlife trust charities offering volunteering opportunities as well as paid positions.

Change Agents – a charity and not-for-profit organisation established to promote public awareness and understanding of the principles of sustainability.  Provides a sustainability jobs board with information on placement and external opportunities.

Bright Green Business – set up to help businesses streamline operations, increase efficiency, boost their competitiveness and encourage positive environmental behaviour and management across Scotland.  Offers student and graduate placement programmes across Scotland.

Finance, Insurance and Pensions

Finance

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in Accountancy and Finance.

AccountancyAgeJobs.com - UK Financial & Accounting job opportunities ranging from Graduate and Trainee to Finance Director vacancies. Free registration, job alerts by email and an unique CareerPath service.

Banking Jobs UK - Latest Banking & Finance Jobs in the UK for those just starting out on the career ladder and experienced professionals.

City Jobs UK - Jobs in Banking, Accounting, Insurance & Financial Services.

eFinancialCareers - Jobs in the Financial Markets, Banking & Finance.

Financial Times - Appointments in the Financial Times.

GAAP Web - Accounting & Finance Jobs in the UK.

HAT Group - HAT Group of Accountants provides recruitment services to small and medium sized firms of accountants nationwide.

Inside Careers - Whether you've already decided on a career or you're just looking for more information before you make your mind up, Inside Careers has in-depth and structured information and advice.

Quant Finance Jobs - A job board for quantative finance, financial engineering and risk management.

Reed - Graduate trainee listing.

TARGETjobs - Finance graduate jobs, internships and careers advice including banking, investment, accountancy and financial .

Totally Financial - Financial recruitment site.

Insurance and Pensions

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for finance graduates.

The Actuary - Website for the magazine The Actuary. News and events and some vacancies though mostly for qualified/experienced actuaries.

Acumen Resources - Specialist international recruitment agency with searching vacancy database.

All About Finance Careers - careers advice and jobs/work experience website for students and graduates.

Be An Actuary - US site with careers information and job postings.

Darwin Rhodes - Specialist international recruitment agency.

Discover Risk - See who's currently recruiting, or offering graduate recruitment schemes, and discover when you should be applying for summer internships.

Gaaps International - Specialist recruitment agency.

Hanover Search and Selection - Specialist recruitment agency.

Inside Careers - Details of graduate vacancies postings, work experience opportunities and company profiles plus general information on the profession.

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries - Contains careers information, professional issues, examinations and has a listing of graduate and vacation work vacancies.

Jobs4u - Lots of information on job types, including case studies and current job listings.

Government and the Third Sector

Government

Civil Service - provides comprehensive information about the range of career opportunities available in the service and gives details of the different graduate entry routes including the Fast Stream. It contains information about all of the government departments, work experience opportunities, placement schemes and vacancy listings.

European Fast Stream - opportunities to work with the EU as part of the UK Civil Service, including postings in and secondments to EU departments.

Local Government Jobs - information about working in local councils, with over 200 career descriptions and job listings.

jobsgopublic – online job website for public sector roles across the UK.

MyJobScotland - Helping you search for Scottish Local Government jobs.

National Graduate Development Programme for Local Government - everything you need to know about the NGDP.

Third Sector

Goodmoves - a careers hub for the civil society, charity and voluntary sector run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).

Charity Job - job board carrying non-profit, NGO, social enterprise, CIC and voluntary jobs.

Third Sector - a not-for-profit sector focussed publication hosting a range of charity jobs.

Charity Careers Scotland - a jobs board advertising a wide range of vacancies at Scottish charities.

Society Guardian – charity work and jobs vacancies.

British Red Cross - a volunteer led movement supporting people in crisis across the UK and around the world.

Oxfam - a global movement of dedicated people fighting poverty through campaigning, development, and emergency response.

Charity Choice - a directory of over 160,000 charities across the UK.

Amnesty International – a global movement of more than 7 million people in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights.  Advertising staff, intern and volunteer positions for the International Secretariat. 

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Europe – CASE is an international membership association that advances and supports educational institutions.  It offers a Graduate Trainee Scheme for graduates and postgraduates wishing to enter a career in fundraising and philanthropy within schools, higher education and not-for-profit sectors.

Cancer Research UK – provides a range of opportunities including internships for undergraduates, graduate schemes and PhD studentships.

Macmillan Cancer Support – Offers summer internship opportunities for students.

Marie Curie – staff, patient care, support, retail, and fundraising opportunities.

Charities Advisory Trust – provides impartial information on all aspects of trading and income generation for charities.  Provides volunteering and staff opportunities.

Charity Works – a professional development charity offering a graduate training scheme to support future leaders of charitable organisations in the UK.

Frontier (unpaid) – creates volunteer programmes across the globe focussing on safeguarding biodiversity, building sustainable livelihoods and inspiring people to make their travel meaningful.  Offers volunteering and interning abroad placements as well as staff positions and internships at Frontier headquarters or overseas projects.

Oxfam – opportunities include graduate recruitment scheme, a range of paid positions as well as voluntary internships and office roles within Oxfam’s regional offices in London, Cardiff, Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow.

Tearfund – a Christian charity helping communities overcome poverty and disaster.  Offers permanent and temporary roles as well as internships and volunteering.

World Land Trust  – an international conservation charity that protects the world’s most threatened habitats. Offers paid, internship and voluntary positions.

Into University (IU) – provides local learning centres where young people are inspired to achieve.  Offers Trainee Education Work Scheme for graduates.

Health Care and Chartered Psychology

NHS Scotland Recruitment - The NHS is Scotland's biggest employer. If you want the chance to make a real difference to people's lives consider a career with NHS Scotland.

Health Service Journal (HSJ) - job vacancies and latest industry news.

Ministry of Defence - opportunities for healthcare professionals with links to the armed forces websites.

NHS Graduate Management Scheme - comprehensive information about the scheme.

NHS Healthcare Careers - comprehensive careers guide including case studies, details of graduate entry programmes and volunteering opportunities.

NHS Jobs - vacancies from NHS employers in England and Wales.

Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology - registered non-profit educational charity through which applications are made for most doctorate courses.

Jobs in Psychology - a psychological appointments site for the British Psychological Society.

Health Service Journal - also includes a job board.

Mental Health Jobs - job board for mental health related positions across the UK.

PsychMinded - UK based job vacancies for those working in psychology, psychiatry and mental health.

Job Medic - provides listings for healthcare vacancies.

Jobs.ac.uk - international job board for careers in academia, research, science and related professions.

Scottish Prison Service (SPS) - prison officer positions and psychology focussed support roles.

HM Prison and Probation Service - opportunities for psychologists within headquarters, prisons, and community (probation) settings, and in functional or geographically-based teams.

Personnel Today - HR roles including those related to occupational psychology.

Hospitality, Sport, Leisure and Events

Hcareers Hospitality and catering jobs

Jobs in hotels

Leisure Vacancies Includes hotel jobs

Scottish Hospitality Jobs Scottish recruitment

h.g.r International hospitality recruitment site

Leisure jobs

Leisure Opportunities

Eventjobsearch- advertises job vacancies and has a careers advice section with an annual event salary survey and industry guide.

Jobs in sport UK Sport vacancy pages

Sportscotland job vacancies - Includes jobs at Sportscotland & other vacancies

HR, Training and Recruitment
  • UK Recruiter - a specialist information resource for recruiters. You can search for jobs and make use of their networking resources.
  • Recruiter- online magazine for the recruitment industry.
  • People Management - an online version of CIPD's magazine. This will keep you up to date on what's happening within HR and you can also use the searchable database of vacancies.
  • Personnel Today - online magazine for human resources news and issues. This comprehensive site includes a good careers section covering getting into HR and a guide for graduates as well as vacancies and a searchable database for HR consultancies and agencies.
Information Technology

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in Computing and Information Technology.

Aardvark Swift Consulting Ltd - Games recruitment consultancy.

Anders Elite - A free Construction and Engineering recruitment service to students looking for assistance in their careers.

Career Moves - Computer Weekly's web service featuring jobs from named employers.

Change - A leading recruiter for the world-wide video games industry. Search and apply online for jobs.

Computer Futures - A recruitment website providing contract and permanent work for IT and computer proffesionals.

CV Screen - An IT recruitment agency advertising jobs around the UK.

Datascope Recruitment - Recruitment specialists for the Interactive Media industries.

e-Placement Scotland - Search the latest placement opportunities from employers across Scotland.

Games Options Ltd - Providing employers with a steady flow of high calibre graduates to inject enthusiasm and new ideas into development studios.

Gradcracker - If you're an engineering student, gradcracker is your site. No other site in the UK is geared entirely around careers for graduate engineers.

GraduateJobs.com - Graduate jobs in the computing sector.

Graduate Recruitment Bureau - Recruitment agency specialising in graduate vacancies particularly in the IT, Engineering, Science and Business Sectors.

Inside Careers - Whether you've already decided on a career as an IT professional or you're just looking for more information before you make your mind up, Inside Careers has in-depth and structured information and advice.

Interactive Selection - Openings in creative, technical, production, sales, marketing and buying departments.

ITRM - IT Services company, specialising in IT Recruitment and Technical Services.

IT Jobs for Graduates - Search Graduate IT jobs and internships.

IT Jobs Post - Recruitment service to anyone wishing to find a job within the IT industry.

Jobs.ac.uk - Jobs in Reasearch, Science, Academic and related professions.

Jobserve - Openings in the IT and engineering professions.

OPM Response Ltd - Specialist recruitment consultancy in the computer, console and tabletop games industry.

RecruitNet - A recruitment site for IT professionals in the Asia/Pacific rim. Search for jobs in China, Hong-Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines.

Specialmove Consultancy Ltd - Specialise in the recruitment and placement of game developers and management staff.

TARGETjobs - IT opportunities

Tech Jobs Scotland - Designed to assist IT and Technical recruitment throughout Scotland.

Technojobs - The Technical Recruitment Site featuring jobs in the IT, Electronics, Engineering and Telecoms industries.

The Graduate - Includes graduate programming positions.

The Tech Partnership - Network of employers collaborating to create the skills for the digital economy.

Ashdown Group - Specialise in IT, Marketing, Accountancy, and HR recruitment.

Language Careers

Academics.com - English language career site for working in the German-speaking area. The website is aimed at foreign academics, researchers and junior academics.

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in languages

Association of Translation Companies - With a database of member companies

Babels - Babels is an international network of volunteer interpreters and translators whose main objective is to cover the interpreting needs of the Social Forums.

British Council - Language assistant opportunities

Corinium Language Associates - Multilingual recruitment service

Euractive - Publishing jobs and internships in EU affairs, from junior to top-level positions, the EurActiv JobSite provides you every day with the hottest vacancies in EU circles.

Europe Language Jobs - is an exciting job board specialised in multilingual job vacancies. We are a meeting point between candidates and companies, operating in over 48 countries and 33 languages.

European Selection and Recruitment - Specialises in candidates who are fluent in two or more languages with additional skills such as IT, Sales, Marketing, Technical and Scientific

Euro London - Consultancy for language recruitment

IOL - Institute of Linguists job opportunities page

Language Matters - Multilingual recruitment consultancy covering permanent, temporary and contract jobs in London, the Home Counties and Europe

Lingo24 - Translation Agency based in Aberdeen and London and a memeber of the Association of Translation Companies

multilingualvacancies.com - An online job board solely specialising in advertising language jobs in London, across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Top Language Jobs - Specialist language recruitment website for language jobs in the UK, London and Ireland.

Law and Justice
  • CILEx Recruitment - provided by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), it advertises legal executive job vacancies within different sectors and practice areas throughout the UK.
  • Lawscotjobs - traineeship legal vacancies (Law Society of Scotland)
  • All about law - careers information, vacation schemes, training contracts and jobs throughout the UK
Media, Creative and Cultural
  • Creativepool- is a recruitment agency specialising in broadcast, publishing and other creative sector jobs. The site contains a useful advice and articles section.
  • Mediargh- hosts an active media jobs board, advertising vacancies throughout the UK. The website also provides media careers advice and blog posts.
  • ACM Jobs - advertises jobs throughout the UK in the creative sector, including media and performing arts.
  • Heritage Careers Guide - the latest go to resource guide for jobs in this sector

 

Scientific Work

All Sciences

Jobs in Science – a specialist employment agency providing a range of innovative recruitment solutions for scientists and engineers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, chemical, food, medical, environmental and water industries across the UK.

New Scientist jobs – New Scientist Jobs is part of New Scientist Ltd and advertises a range of jobs in life sciences, biology, physics, astronomy and chemistry.

Access Science Jobs – a UK job site for roles within science, technology and engineering.  Also includes information of science recruitment agencies across the UK.

Scientific Jobs Board – UK job site advertising science, technology and Scientist jobs in London and within the rest of the UK. 

Talent Scotland – advertising science job opportunities in Scottish and international companies.

NatureJobs - a global career resource for scientists including a job board advertising UK and international science and technology opportunities.

Jobs.ac.uk – a job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions.  This link leads to university-based science jobs.

Science Careers – online journal supported by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) with online job board advertising global science jobs.

Guardian Jobs – recruitment site of the Guardian News and Media group with targeted science industry section.

Emedcareers – a jobs board advertising roles in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical or healthcare sectors.

Prospects – careers source supporting the higher education sector advertising many roles across all sectors including science and pharmaceutical.

Targetjobs – careers focussed resource focussing supporting the higher education sector advertising roles across all sectors including science and research.

STEM Graduates – job board advertising graduate roles in science, technology, engineering and maths.

CLEAPSS Technician Job Service – organisation supporting practical science and technology in UK schools and colleges. Provides job board advertising current technician vacancies.

TIMES Higher Education – latest academic and university jobs across a number of academic disciplines including life sciences and physical sciences.

NextPharmaJob – job openings across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science sectors.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) – campaign for gender balance in science, technology and engineering.  Features a job board with a range of STEM associated vacancies mainly across the UK.

Physics

Brightrecruits – an Institute of Physics jobs board aimed at physics graduates advertising roles across different industry sectors.

CERN Courier – International Journal advertising jobs within the physics community.

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) – professional organisation for physicists, engineers and technologists focusing on the improvement of existing medical treatments.  Also provides a job board with relevant vacancies.

Technojobs – IT jobsite with a section dedicated to physics jobs.

Physics Today Jobs – online recruitment advertising website for Physics Today magazine.  Primarily USA based roles, however a number of international vacancies are also advertised.

Biological Sciences

Biochemical Society Job Board – permanent and temporary molecular bioscience roles for early career or established professionals, including PhD studentships in academia or industry.  Also Society vacancies and internships.

The Science Jobs – an international career website for vacancies in academic, research and related professions in science, technology and engineering.

Royal Society of Biology – professional membership association featuring a bioscience focussed jobs board.

British Society for Immunology (BSI) – professional membership organisation for current and future immunologists that also hosts a jobs board.

Biohealthmatics – career website dedicated to biomedical informatics, biotechnology and healthcare IT.

Chemistry

Chemistry World Jobs – careers in chemistry and the chemical sciences supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry in conjunction with Chemistry World Magazine. 

Chemistry Jobs – chemistry focused online job board.

Chemjobs – vacancy site for chemical jobs worldwide.

Royal Society of Chemistry - produces a monthly publication, 'Chemistry in Britain', which has a jobs section on-line.

Pharma

PHARMAjobs – entry through to senior level roles within pharmaceutical industry.

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) – the ABPI is the trade body of the UK pharmaceutical industry and provides a list of individual pharmaceutical recruiters.

Pharmiweb.jobs – Europe focussed pharmaceutical and biotechnology jobs board.  Includes roles related to clinical research, scientific research and medical devices.

PMLive – recruitment portal advertising pharma marketing, sales and communications jobs.

Marine Biology

Earthworks – online academic, research and professional vacancies with a specific section related to marine science, coastal science, oceanography and palaeoceanography.

WiseOceans – resource in marine conservation jobs, advice, news, events, marine education, information and recruiting marine educators.  Advertises paid, volunteer and internship roles.

Environmentjob – UK website for jobs, courses and events in the environment sector, including marine conservation.

Marine Professional Jobs Board – part of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the Marine Professional Jobs board advertises job vacancies from across the marine sector.

Conservation Careers – conservation job board advertising early year, mid career and senior level positions as well as volunteering opportunities and internships.

Brewing and Distilling

Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) - the world’s leading professional body for people working in brewing and distilling.

The Society of Independent Brewers - represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain. A 'Positions Vacancy' section can be found under 'Classifieds'.

Caterer.com - the largest UK hospitality job board including jobs in brewing and distilling.

The Grocer - sales, marketing and retail vacancies in the UK and beyond including a variety of roles within leading drinks companies.

Tasty Career in Food and Drink - one-stop shop for information on careers in food and drink including operational job vacancies.

Brewbound - Part of Bevnet, a resource site for the beverage industry featuring many jobs from leading breweries and associated companies based in USA.

American Distilling Institute - USA trade organisation for craft distillers advertising jobs across USA.

BrewingWork - brewing jobs listings from over 2,000 employers across Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Africa.

Science Careers Outside of the Laboratory

Science Education, Outreach and Communication

BIG STEM Communicators Network – BIG is the skills sharing network for individuals involved in the communication of STEM subjects.   Includes a job board with a variety of roles UK based roles related to science communication.

Scicommjobs – London based (and some UK wide) vacancies and job descriptions relating to science communication

European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) – a professional membership organisation for medical communicators in Europe.  Includes a jobs board advertising vacancies for both freelance and in-house medical writers and editors.

International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) – a professional member association focusing on ethical and effective communication of medical research to inform treatment decisions.  Includes a monthly job section.

Times Educational Supplement (TES) – teaching careers online resource including vacancy page related to science based teaching opportunities.

Museum Jobs – jobsite for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

Museums Association – oldest museums association in the world with jobs board across a variety of different roles.

British Science Association – volunteering opportunities across the UK including planning and facilitating public events, engaging people with British Science Week and governing the British Science Association.

Edinburgh Science Festival – Edinburgh Science is an educational charity delivering Edinburgh’s Science Festival as well as primary school education programmes that tour Scotland-wide and a variety of international programming activities and projects.  Their job board includes paid positions and work placements.

Information Management/Science

NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme – a two-year fast-track graduate programme to prepare you to work as a senior manager in healthcare.  You can specialise in one of six areas including health informatics and health analysis.

Biospace Bioinformatics Jobs Board – Life Science industry website providing news and information on the sector including a jobs board advertising bioinformatics positions in USA.

CILIP – UKs library and information association.  Advertises a wide range of roles and responsibilities within the information profession.

Scientific policy and strategy

NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme – a two-year fast-track graduate programme to prepare you to work as a senior manager in healthcare.  You can specialise in one of six areas including policy and strategy.

Civil Service Job Search – jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations.

Jobs Go Public – vacancies in local government.

Policy Jobs – public policy vacancies mainly in USA but also feature some UK positions.

Science and Engineering Civil Service Fast Stream – Targeting postgraduates with a background in biological, physical, mathematical science or engineering subject.  Science and Engineering Fast Streams focus on government policy and decision making across issues such as climate change, health science, defence and security, energy technology, and transport innovation.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) – works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities and government to support research and innovation.  UKRI offers a Policy Internship Scheme providing opportunities for research council-funded PhD students.

Intellectual property and patent law

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) – CIPA is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the UK.  Includes a section listing IP jobs in the UK and Europe.

European Patent Organisation (EPO) – an intergovernmental organisation supporting inventors to gain patent protection in up to 40 European Countries. The EPO career page provides information on the range of careers available including internships and traineeships for graduates.

IP Careers – Intellectual property jobs and careers advice site advertising IP jobs including graduate trainee roles within a variety of sectors including science.

IP Jobs – a specialist job board for patent and trademark jobs in the UK.

Science Recruitment Agencies

STEM Recruitment Solutions

STEM Graduates 

SRG

CK Science 

Kelly Scientific Resources 

Entrust People 

Hyper Recruitment 

Cranleigh Scientific 

Flame Pharma

Self Employment and Starting Your Own Business

Find out more about starting your own business.

Social and Community Work

Children and Young People

Children And Young People Now - online journal with news, features and vacancies, covering social care, youth work, advice and guidance and other parts of this sector.

Barnardos - the UK's largest children's charity.

Action for Children - children's charity providing services and campaigning for children, young people and their families in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Main areas of work are family support, children in care, disabled children, and vulnerable or excluded young people.

The Children's Society - a charity that works with the country's most vulnerable children and young people in England.

Charity Choice - a directory of over 160,000 charities across the UK including children and youth charities.

The Challenge - a non-profit organisation supporting young people in England and Northern Ireland to develop life skills.

Children in Scotland - Scotland's national agency working with children, young people and their families throughout Scotland.

Community and Social Care

Turning Point Scotland - a national social care charity which provides person centred support to adults with a range of complex needs. 

Enable Scotland - a Scottish charity working to make life better for people who have a learning disability and their families.

Community Care - job board advertising vacancies in social care and social work across the UK.

Health and Social Care Jobs - jobs in the care sector including adult learning disabilities, children and young people, and mental health.

Frontline - a social work charity which recruits and develops individuals to be social workers via their accelerated two year programme for graduates.  Also offers student internships and a Leadership Development programme for graduates.

Think Ahead - a graduate programme into social work supporting individuals with mental health problems.

Step Up to Social Work - a government programme for trainee social workers. 

British Association of Social Workers - the independent professional membership association for social work. 

Compass Jobs Fair - supports and develops the social work and social care workforce.  Hosts various jobs fairs across the UK.

Great Social Care - job site focussing on social work, domiciliary and residential care, and social housing sectors. 

The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum - a membership organisation and charity set up to promote better understanding of all aspects of ABI.

Charity Job - job board carrying non-profit, NGO, social enterprise, CIC and voluntary jobs including those related to mental health and learning disabilities.

Crime and Criminal Justice

The Scottish Prison Service - government agency responsible for the secure custody of around 8,000 prisoners.

SACRO - an independent community justice organisation working across Scotland.

Families Outside - Scottish charity supporting families of people involved in the criminal justice system.

Apex Scotland - specialist organisation working with offenders, ex-offenders and those at risk.

Police Scotland - Scotland's police force.

HM Prison Service - responsible for managing prison and probation services, and supporting effective offender management in England and Wales.

Police Now - a two-year graduate recruitment and leadership development programme operating in England and Wales.

College of Policing - professional body for the police service in England and Wales.

Work with Offenders - a news, information and job site for the offender supervision and offender rehabilitation community.

The Probation Institute - an independent professional body for probation and community justice.  Provides details of the latest roles in probation.

Unlock - an independent charity supporting people with convictions.

Sodexo - develops, manages and delivers a diverse range of services including justice.

National Association of (Official) Prison Visitors - promotes and helps to maintain the work of Official Prison Visitors and provides information on how to become an Official Prison Visitor.

Mental Health

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) - Scottish mental health charity promoting mental health and well-being within community and corporate life.

Penumbra - mental health charity supporting adults and young people across Scotland.

Health in Mind - a charity promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland.

Support in Mind Scotland - works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness including family members, carers and supporters.

NHS Scotland Recruitment - mental health related positions can be found under 'other therapeutic positions'.

Mental Health Jobs - job board for mental health related positions across the UK.

PsychMinded - UK based job vacancies for those working in psychology, psychiatry and mental health.

Job Medic - provides listings for healthcare vacancies including support posts.

Charity Job - job board carrying non-profit, NGO, social enterprise, CIC and voluntary jobs including those related to mental health and learning disabilities.

Recovery Focus - a group of charities providing support services to individuals and families in England living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence.

Rethink Mental Health Illness - mental health charity based in England.

Time to Change - a social movement run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. 

Keyfort - provides specialist support to individuals with complex needs in the North of England.

Mind - a mental health charity offering vacancies and volunteering opportunities across England and Wales.

Together - a national charity that supports people with mental health issues to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Scottish Mental Health Research Network (SMHRN) – research community undertaking research in areas such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, depression, addictions and psychosis.  Those interested in pursuing research in this area should contact SMHRN to find out about opportunities available.

Think Ahead - a graduate programme for those wishing to become a mental health social worker.

Social Research

Social Research Association - a professional membership body with local active branches.  Provides access to job listings within the UK and abroad.

Government Social Research Profession - part of the Civil Service, it supports the development, implementation, review and evaluation of government policy. 

The Office for National Statistics - independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK. 

Local Area Research and Intelligence Association (LARIA) - a UK-based membership body run by volunteers working in the public sector.  LARIA facilitate the sharing of research and intelligence best practice and create networking opportunities for their members.

The Local Democracy Think Tank - a membership organisation providing information, research and other services to councils, trade unions, universities and other organisations.  Provides access to local job listings.

Researchjobfinder.com - affiliated to the Market Research Society (MRS), the site provides access to jobs in research and insight within the UK.

Jobs.ac.uk - international job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions.

Economic & Social Research Council - part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), ESRC brings together the UK's seven research councils, Innovate IL and Research England. 

NatCen - an independent social research agency providing a UK wide job board.

ScotCen - the Scottish arm of NatCen advertising local social research positions.

Ipsos MORI - a global market research company with specialist social research departments. Student and graduate opportunities are available.

Kantar Public - a global consulting and research business providing public policy services to government, the public sector, and corporations.

Third Sector

Charity Job - job board carrying non-profit, NGO, social enterprise, CIC and voluntary jobs.

Goodmoves - a careers hub for the civil society, charity and voluntary sector run by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).

British Red Cross - a volunteer led movement supporting people in crisis across the UK and around the world.

Oxfam - a global movement of dedicated people fighting poverty through campaigning, development, and emergency response.

The Big Issue - a weekly current affairs and entertainment magazine sold by people who are homeless, ex-homeless or vulnerably housed.

Third Sector - a not-for-profit sector focussed publication hosting a range of charity jobs.

Charity Careers Scotland - a jobs board advertising a wide range of vacancies at Scottish charities.

Charity Choice - a directory of over 160,000 charities across the UK. 

Textile Design and Fashion
  • APA Retail - Specialises in the career development of young people in roles such as Merchandising, Buying and Design.
  • The Appointment - The Careers magazine for retail, fashion and hospitality.
  • Careers in Design - Specialises in the placement of new and recent graduates, matching skills and portfolios to suitable companies.
  • Denza International - Specialises in design, manufacturing, retail and management positions. Lists design opportunities and has section for graduates.
  • Draper's Record and Menswear - Subscribe to get the latest vacancies.
  • Fashion & Retail Personnel - One of the UK's leading recruitment agencies. Provides temporary and permanent positions for professionals and graduates within design and retail, both nationally and worldwide.
  • Fashion Web - Useful site for designers with sections for menswear, womenswear, knitting etc. Has listing of jobs in fashion and a Fashion Directory where people working in the field can register and make the industry aware of the goods or services they offer.
  • Four Seasons Recruitment - Market leading recruitment specialist to the Fashion & Retail industry, handling jobs at all levels from graduate entry onwards. Positions include Design, Retail Sales, Buying, Visual Merchandising, Technical, Production, Merchandising and Retail Management.
  • People Marketing - Recruitment specialists in Clothing, Textiles, Footwear, Accessories & Fashion Retail, offering a wide range of vacancies in the UK and overseas including Design, Sales & Marketing, Garment Technologists, Fabric Technologists, Sourcing, Quality, Production, Buying & Merchandising.
  • Recruitment Agencies - Search online database for an accredited agency in the sector and location of your choice.
  • Retail Careers - Wide variety of positions within the retail sector. Has separate section for graduate appointments.
  • Retail Choice - Retail positions including Buying and Merchandising. Has graduate section.
  • Talisman Retail & Personnel - Experts in recruiting for fashion and textiles, for retail, head office, in store, manufacturing and wholesaling positions.
  • Textile Jobs - Textile and apparel industry recruitment service.
  • University of Arts , London - Large selection of graduate vacancies including opportunities in design, buying, marketing
Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain