Government, social enterprise and the third sector
Government Graduate Schemes - information on the range of UK government graduate schemes.
Graduate Careers with MI5
HM Treasury Graduate Programme
Civil Service Fast Stream
Local Government National Graduate Development Programme
Working for a Charity - careers information, training courses, recruitment websites
Third Sector - charity sector magazine
Social Enterprise UK - national trade body for social enterprise. Includes searchable membership directory
Social Enterprise Scotland - includes resources and membership directory
SENSCOT - for social entrepreneurs in Scotland, including membership directory
Social Enterprise Mark - accreditation organisation with directory of accredited social enterprises
Co-operatives UK - The network for UK co-operative businesses (businesses owned and run by members). Includes a directory of members.
Unltd - support for social entrepreneurs including funding advice.
Gov.uk - advice on setting up a social enterprise.
Studying Development - includes a directory of courses (international)
Human Rights Careers - aims to support human rights students, alumni, recent graduates and young professionals to pursue a career in human rights.
Third Sector – UK publication focusing on the voluntary and not-for-profit sector including relevant careers advice.
Prospects Overview of the Charity Sector in the UK – information on areas of work, employers and key issues working in the voluntary sector.
Prospects Graduate Jobs in Charity and Voluntary Work – information on the range of roles in the charity and voluntary sector.
Charity Careers: how to get a job in the third sector – advice from The Guardian on how to get a job in the third sector.
Health Careers – information about working in a health role within the third sector in the UK.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) – national membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) - umbrella body for voluntary organisations in England.
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (EVOC) - helps to support, develop and promote the interests and work of voluntary and community organisations in Edinburgh.
Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian - supports the third sector and provides a link with the public sector in West Lothian.
An Introduction to Charity, NGO and Social Enterprise – Bright Network’s articles on working in the third sector.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales - providing information on setting up and registering a charity and details of existing UK charities.
Government Social Research Profession – supports the development, implementation, review and evaluation of government policy.