This week's top graduate opportunities, placements, and part-time jobs in Plymouth!

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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: 

  • Seasonal Front of House Staff - The Hyde Park 
  • Food and Beverage Assistant - Nuffield Health 
  • Cleaner - DCC Cleaning
  • Coffee Shop Assistant - The Range
  • Childrens Science Presenter - Sublime Scientist
  • Part Time Evening Cleaner Derriford - Coastline Cleaning 
  • Customer Service Assistant - Compass Group 
  • Team member - Kingfisher Fish and Chips
  • Bartender - Bonne Santé
  • Restaurant Server - Kuku Sushi Bar

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



This week's top 10 placement opportunities: 

  • Animal Care Team Placements - Sea Life Trust 
  • Engineering and Technology Year Long Internship - Rolls-Royce 
  • Software Development Placement - ProspectSoft
  • Finance Industrial Placement - National Grid 
  • Actuarial & Consulting - Isio
  • Infrastructures Placement Student - Carter Jonas 
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical and Chemical Engineer - Frazer-Nash Consultancy 
  • Educational Psychology Assistant (EPA) - Plymouth Learning Partnership
  • Business Operations & Supply Chain Administrator - Honda 
  • European PR (Public Relations) Communications - Honda

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



This week's top graduate opportunities:

  • Retail Graduate Scheme - Morrisons 
  • IT Analyst Graduate Scheme - TJX Europe
  • Naval Architect and Marine Surveyor (Trainee) - Orcades Marine 
  • Modern Engineering Graduate Programme - Accenture
  • Finance - National Grid 
  • Scientist Level 1, Assay Research - Illumina 
  • Business Graduate Programme?(Data & Analytics) 2024 - London Stock Exchange Group
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer - Hydrock 
  • Commercial Graduate Programme - Kingspan 
  • Graduate Trainee Environment, Safety and Health & Quality - AWE

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)




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