This article will provide some basic tips on where to look for graduate jobs and will explain how the University of Portsmouth’s employability service, Purple Door, can support you with this process.
There are two main pathways of getting into graduate employment. These are graduate schemes (usually offered by larger companies) or graduate jobs (usually offered by Small to Medium Enterprises, or SMEs).
There are many advantages to both routes and our expert advisers at Purple Door can assist you on which is right for you.
Where to find graduate jobs?
Graduate jobs are advertised in a multitude of ways, some of which include:
Purple Door can provide you with information and advice on your job search strategy, making sure you are up-to-date with opportunities in your area of interest.
How can Purple Door help me?
Accountancy and Finance; Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations; Architecture; Art and Illustration; Business and Management; Charity, Not-for-profit and Volunteering; Civil Engineering, Construction and Property; Computer Games Technology; Computing and IT; Criminal Justice; Cyber Security; Digital Media; Engineering and Manufacturing; Entertainment Technology; Environment and Conservation; Fashion; Film; Graphic Design; Hospitality and Tourism; Interior Design; Journalism and Publishing; Languages; Law; Maths; Media; Music; Petroleum Engineering; Photography; Public Sector; Recruitment and HR; Retail and Sales; Scientific Research, Analysis and Support; Sport and Leisure Management; Teaching; Television and Radio Broadcasting; Theatre Careers and Performance Arts; Transport and Logistics; Working with Children and Young People
Where can I get further information and advice?
Purple Door, the University of Portsmouth's employability service, have a dedicated team of friendly, experienced advisers on hand to talk to you. You can drop-in at Purple Door at any time during our opening hours or call us on +44 (0) 23 9284 2684. You can also access a wide range of information and advice on our website at www.port.ac.uk/purpledoor.
How to contact us
Visit us at:
University of Portsmouth
28 Guildhall Walk
Telephone or email:
t: +44 (0) 23 9284 2684