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Jobs, placements and volunteering

Looking for a graduate, part-time, placement or volunteering opportunity? Here’s your guide to how you can develop experience and where to search for your first graduate job. You’ll find all opportunities on our careers vacancy portal where you can search and apply.

Learn more about the different types of placements and work experience available including sandwich placements. Use the sections below to find the perfect role for you.

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Be successful

Use our making applications section to help you apply for a role. You can find help with how to write a winning CV, create a successful application or write an effective personal statement on these pages.

If you need to develop your skills, explore our dedicated skills and experience section. You might also want to practice video interviews skills or hone your assessment centre skills with our graduate recruitment tests.

Setting up your own business or working for yourself

Do you have a brilliant idea that you wish to develop, want to be self-reliant, and in control of the hours you work and your earning potential?

If so, you may be interested in starting your own business, becoming self-employed or working as a freelancer.

Here in Careers, we are currently working with the Princes Trust to raise awareness of self-employment as a career opportunity and develop students’ skills and understanding of self-employment.

If you are aged 18-30 and would like to access training, mentoring, funding and resources, why not sign up for the virtual, interactive course provided by the Princes Trust.

Text enterprise edge hill and your name to 07484 009387.

If you don’t meet the criteria set out above but would like further information on the different types of businesses that may be right for you,  and the various resources and websites available on this subject.

View our self employment guide