Working in UK regions

If you're looking for employment in a particular region of the UK, there are a number of online resources available to help in your job search. This page includes links to employment sites, job boards and business directories throughout the UK.


Scotland - sector/industry information and vacancies

AGCAS Scotland links to careers services in Scottish universities
Adopt an Intern one of the very few organisations to offer structured placement opportunities that provide graduates with paid internships in cross-sector organisations throughout Scotland.
ScotGrad (formerly TalentScotland) promotes paid work experience in businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
SCVO - Community Jobs Scotland

Jobs for young unemployed people aged 16-24

SCVO - Creative Internships Paid internships for unemployed graduates with an arts or creative industries qualification
SCVO - Equality Internship Programme Paid internships for unemployed graduates with a disability or long-term health condition, and graduates from ethnic minority communities are actively invited to apply.
SCVO - Goodmoves Scotland’s largest selection of charity and voluntary sector jobs
Online Industry Sector Profiles - Scotland This online resource has been produced by Heriot-Watt University Careers Service to help explore Scotland's main industries. It provides industry facts and figures, significant Scottish employers, job options, vacancy sources and case studies.
What do graduates do? Scotland

This website tells you what happened to leavers from Scottish higher education institutions six months after graduation

Scotland - recruitment agencies and online job boards

Edinburgh University Careers Service guide to finding jobs in Edinburgh and Scotland
Edinburgh University Careers Centre - recruitment agencies advice on using recruitment agencies plus link to Edinburgh Recruitment Agency Survey
Strathclyde University list of recruitment agencies in the Glasgow area
scotcareers jobs in Scotland search jobs in Scotland by sector jobs throughout Scotland jobs in Edinburgh by sector jobs in Glasgow by sector jobs in Aberdeen by sector jobs in Dundee by sector

an independent Glasgow based Scottish job board which offers a comprehensive list of Scottish jobs within both the public and private job sectors

SCOTBIS search for Scottish companies
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation Includes a database of member recruitment agencies searchable by location and sector


London - job-related links

The Careers Group University of London - JobOnline find graduate jobs, schemes and internships
Fish4Jobs search for jobs in London
LondonJobs search for job opportunities in London

Accommodation in London

Ratemyplacement How to find accomodation when you move to London for an internship
London Student Housing Guide search the London student Housing website
Moove 2 London the essential guide to moving to London
Springboard Urban the only specialised organisation dedicated to providing accommodation to graduates going to London to work
Foxtons London estate agent
Cass & Claredale Halls of Residence accommodation in London
Flat Club Flat-Club helps alumni and students find short term accommodation - particularly in London, but also in New York and many other cities Flatshare website
Room Buddies One of the top rooms to rent sites in the UK
Shareandcare this scheme offers free accommodation to students in exchange for helping out the elderly resident with very basic housekeeping tasks, no personal care. There is an administration fee.  


Cambridge Network Recruitment Gateway search for vacancies and graduate opportunities in Cambridge
Job Hunting in Norwich University of East Anglia
Working locally in Norfolk University of East Anglia

North East & Yorkshire

Yorkshire Graduates graduate recruitment service dedicated to Yorkshire
North East - Guide to job hunting in the North East produced by the University of Teeside
Yorkshire & Humberside - Guide to job hunting in the North East produced by the University of Teeside


Job Hunting in the Midlands University of Teeside
Graduate Advantage search for graduate jobs and placements

South & South East

Grads Kent operated by Kent County Council with the support of Kent universities and employers. It advertises job and placement opportunities for students and graduates
University of Kent Careers Service links to working in Kent
University of Sussex Careers Centre links to resources on working in Sussex
University of Brighton Careers Centre Working in Sussex and the South East links to Employer Directories, Job Hunting Sites, Regional Newspapers and Local Councils in the South East
Graduate Job South search for placements and jobs
Grads East recruitment service dedicated to the East of England
Sussex local jobs search jobs in Sussex by sector
Brighton Jobs Brighton and Hove's most comprehensive jobs site

South West

Grad South West graduate recruitment service dedicated to the South West region
Jobs SW online jobs board for the South West
GradCornwall opportunities in Cornwall
Unlocking Cornish Potential matches talented graduates with progressive Cornish companies

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

GradIreland online careers information service for graduates in Ireland. Has a searchable vacancy database including work experience opportunities
NI Jobfinder vacancies in Northern Ireland search jobs in Northern Ireland
Recruit Ireland jobs in Ireland
Career Jet - jobs in Northern Ireland jobs in Northern Ireland recruitment website for jobs in Ireland



Careers Wales information and advice on Welsh careers
Go Wales work placements, funding for training, an online database of jobs in Wales and the Graduate Academy

Job Hunting in Wales

Swansea University Careers Service
My Cardiff Jobs  jobs in Cardiff
Prosper Recruitment a recruitment agency that covers South Wales
Jobs Wales  search for jobs in Wales