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Employ our Graduates

We have over 8,000 talented students graduating each year. Find out how to recruit them.

We have a reputation for producing graduates who are full of ambition and possess the practical, technical and transferrable skills to enhance your workforce.

Recruiting a graduate is easy and is a great investment for your business.

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Tailored recruitment support

Thousands of work-ready students graduate each year, and our team of experts is on hand to offer advice, tailored solutions and assistance in finding the right talent for your business.

Our Employer Engagement team provides information and guidance throughout your recruitment process.

Whether you are looking to fill a permanent role, want to offer work experience, or require a graduate with a specific skillset, we can help you.

What our graduates will bring to your business

NTU graduates bring a range of benefits to your business, including:

  • extra resource
  • fresh ideas and a new perspective
  • the latest skills and knowledge
  • a cost-effective talent solution.

Advertise your jobs for free

MyEmployability is our free online jobs portal where you can create an employer profile and upload full-time and part-time opportunities.

Explore graduate talent

Part-funded Graduate Placements

Small and medium-sized businesses (under 250 employees) may be eligible for funding support towards a graduate salary, from £1,000 to support a six-week placement, through to 20% of the graduate’s salary up to 12 months.

For more information on graduate placements and advice on how to recruit, contact our Employer Engagement team.

Graduate Internship Scheme

The annual Graduate Internship Scheme gives businesses from any sector in the UK, the opportunity to take on NTU talent for a fully-funded internship.

Taking part in the scheme offers an economical way to explore how early careers talent can fit into your business. In doing so, you will be providing our recent graduates with a valuable internship opportunity to develop essential employability skills via a graduate level role.

Submissions to take part in the 2023 edition of the Graduate Internship Scheme are now closed, however please get in touch with the team should you wish to discuss future opportunities.

“The scheme is a fantastic support and provides crucial practical experience for graduates looking to navigate the market post university"

(Pippa Routledge - GungHo Communications - 2022)

Our international graduates

With more than 4,000 students from over 150 countries across the globe enrolling on courses throughout our campuses, we have a large pool of international talent that could make a real impact on your business. Equipped with language skills and knowledge of overseas business, our students possess intercultural awareness that enables them to identify new opportunities, build new contacts and achieve new commercial goals.

To help you navigate the different ways of accessing international graduate talent, we have put together a Graduate Route Visa Guide.

If you are an employer based overseas we have a dedicated team on-hand to support your journey to access NTU talent.

There are a number of ways you can connect with our prospective graduates and promote your opportunities.

To find out which activity would be most suitable for your business, visit our careers fairs and events page, or contact our team via 0115 848 2189 /