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Searching for part-time work, a placement or your first job after university?

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As your Students' Union, we endeavour to provide you with a diversity of opportunities for you to enhance your learning and development and to help you prepare for and accelerate in your chosen field. 

We are working closely with the University of Plymouth Careers Service to ensure all students are aware of the opportunties, resources, and support available to you when searching for paid work alongside your studies, workplace opportunties, or skills development workshops and events.



Skills development workshops with myCareer:

From job searching techniques to preparing for interviews, Careers Service offers a variety of skills development workshops to support you with your career whilst at university and after you graduate. You can now find all of Careers events listed on our website here.



This week's top 10 part-time jobs: 

  • Holiday Club Assistant - YMCA Plymouth 
  • Bar Team Member - Slug and Lettuce 
  • Front of House - Kyowa Ltd 
  • Children’s Entertainer - Non Stop Kids Entertainment 
  • Shop Assistant - UPSU 
  • Retail Assistant - Primark 
  • Sports Centre Assistant - UPSU 
  • Evening Cleaner - Betterclean Services 
  • Waiting Staff - Harvester (Unicorn) 
  • Part-Time Analyst - IPwe

Browse a full list of part-time vacancies in and around Plymouth here.



This week's top 10 placement opportunities: 

  • Mechanical Engineering - EDF 
  • Records and Research - Shaldon Wildlife Trust 
  • Accountancy - Azets 
  • Planning - Wokingham Borough Council 
  • Naval Architecture Capability Team - BMT 
  • Science Communication - Science and Technology Facilities Council 
  • Construction Management - Tillbury Douglas 
  • Marketing Assistant - Golf Breaks 
  • IT - HM Land Registry 
  • Veterinary Support - Wild Planet Trust

You can find out more about securing placements, internships and work experience here.



This week's top graduate opportunities:

  • Graduate Underwriter - Allianz 
  • Bristol Training Contract - RPC 
  • Graduate Commercial Surveyor - Carter Jonas LLP 
  • Finance Graduate - Ocado Group 
  • Manufacturing Graduate - Lockheed Martin UK 
  • Trainee Patent Attorney - Mewburn Ellis LLP 
  • Creative Video Content Creator - Makeke 
  • Tax Graduate - Azets 
  • Naval Architecture Graduate Programme - Babcock International Group 
  • Security and Resilience Graduate - The Science and Technology Facilities Council

Explore more graduate jobs and scheme here.



How else can the University of Plymouth Career Service support you? 

The Career Service can offer a range of support and services, including but not limited to:



Keep in touch with your Careers Service:

Visit the University of Plymouth Career service here to learn more about the support you can access or login to your myCareer account to search events, vacancies, and resources available 24/7.


Phone: +44 1752 587456

Availability: Monday to Thursday from 8:30–17:00 Friday 09:30–16:30



You may also find the following SU links and articles helpful when looking to support your development and career prospects: 


SU opportunties:

  • SU Jobs
  • U:view (find and post surveys and participation request for research studies)
  • Networks (Networks are an exciting way for students to build communities and create change through collective action)
  • Volunteering while at University (how volunteering can help support your employability)