Finding jobs and experience

Whether you are in your first or final year or have just graduated, you may be looking for opportunities to gain experience or start your career.

The range of opportunities open to you include everything from paid work to volunteering, entering competitions and short term work experience (internships). Everything you do will help you gain skills and understand more about yourself, different sectors and the job market.

Some opportunities are advertised widely, while for others you may need to do more research for or find your own.

University of Manchester Managed Opportunities

In CareerConnect you will see a tab entitled “Managed Opportunities”. These opportunities include a variety of schemes that the Careers Service is either wholly responsible for, or is managing on behalf of a recruiter (either The University of Manchester or in some cases an external organisation)

This means in many cases there will be no external applicants so you have a far greater chance of being considered.

Managed Opportunities include: