December 3, 2014, by Jackie Thompson

Hundreds and Thousands of Vacancies for You!

By Jackie Thompson, E-Information Manager

There are lots of job sites out there listing graduate and internship vacancies and we often get asked, where to start? Here are 10 compelling reasons why you should begin your job search with My Career, our online vacancy service. Just log in and start to explore!

1. Employers want you

Employers placing their vacancies on My Career want to recruit you. My Career is only accessible to students and graduates from The University of Nottingham and, right now, there are 1,100 opportunities live on the site.

2. Graduate opportunities

For students about to graduate, and finalists and postgraduate looking for positions next summer, you’ll find vacancies across a wide range of career sectors including engineering, construction, science, business, finance, IT, marketing, media, healthcare and many more. There are some really great opportunities from agronomist and geophysicist to risk advisor and global business reporter.

3. Nearly 400 work experience placements

My Career advertises one-year work placements, summer internships and law vacation schemes. Again there is a lot of variety in the types of placement on offer from organisations such as Caterpillar, Cummins, Civil Service, Leonard Cheshire Disability, NHS and Panasonic and Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

4. Get vacancies direct

New vacancies are added to My Career on a daily basis and you can set up alerts to receive the latest emails jobs direct to your Inbox.

5. Global opportunities

There’s a world of opportunity on offer through My Career and your career could take you to Malaysia with Shell (finance, IT and engineering graduate schemes), Dublin with BetFair (trading analyst) or throughout Europe with Arla (supply chain graduate scheme).

6. Love the area – stay local!

If you’re looking for a graduate job or internship in and around Nottingham, search by location and you’ll discover 250 opportunities in the East Midlands.

7. Opportunities with the big names

As the University is the  number 1 choice  for top recruiters*, you’ll find graduate and internship vacancies from many of The Times Top 100 Graduate Recruiters.  At the moment, Rolls-Royce is advertising their graduate scheme (engineering, human resources and finance), Asda is recruiting eight graduate buyers and L’Oreal are looking for interns across a range of areas.

* ‘The Graduate Market in 2014,’ High Fliers Research

8. Big careers in small companies

It’s not all about vacancies from the big names – we also work closely with highly successful, fast-growing companies who are looking for top talent to take their business to the next level. Check out the vacancies for a software engineer architect with Lumici and public relations trainee with Blue Rubicon.

9. Here for you after graduation

You can use My Career to access all the vacancies wherever you are in the world! You’ll find lots of vacancies with immediate start dates.

10. Check out our hashtag

Keep up to date with the latest vacancies on Twitter – just search for #UoNHotJobs and you’ll be the first to find out about the latest vacancies (unless, of course, you’ve set up your email alert!)

Convinced? Check out the latest vacancies on My Career. Always use more than one source of vacancies, check out our website for other sites and talk to our careers advisers, who can point you in the right direction. What are you waiting for?

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