Looking For A Job

Knowing where to look for opportunities is crucial to an effective job search. This page outlines the various sources of vacancies we suggest you use, links to information on the graduate labour market and includes information on alternative ways to find opportunities.

Lots of employers advertise their vacancies but there are many other ways to find a job, using a variety of methods gives you the best chance to secure the job you want.

Learn more about the different types of graduate job 

Find out more about your rights at work

If are an autistic student or graduate this free online course offers a broad introduction to a range of important considerations as you begin to look for employment. It has been developed and produced by a team of experts, including autistic graduates, autistic workplace mentors, non-autistic university careers consultants, and non-autistic researchers.


MyCareerHub Strathclyde is the Careers Service vacancy portal.

Students: Login with DS username and password.

Sources for international vacancies are included on the International Jobs page along with hints and tips for working abroad.

If you are looking for an experienced hire position discuss resources with a Careers Consultant.


Making speculative applications

Use social media in your job search - from Twitter to LinkedIn, there are opportunities to network, engage and find opportunities


Find out about Recruitment Agencies and how to use them in your job search.

Find out more about the Graduate Labour Market to determine which sectors and employers are currently offering graduate jobs

The Scottish Graduate Fair is Scotland's largest graduate recruitment event, held in October each year

Have a look at our 2022 Fair guides below.

In these guides you will find, a list of exhibitors, company details, including company; bios, sujects they hire from, salary and website details.

Scottish Graduate Fair 2022 - In-Person Fair Guide

Exhibitor Fair Guide - Virtual 2022

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Look at the Great Grad Job Hunt (YouTube project from the University of London)