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Graduate Jobs Fair 8 May 2024

Graduate Jobs Fair

Wednesday 8 May, 11am - 3pm, Exhibition Centre, Campus West

Register for the fair on Handshake

If you are about to graduate and yet to find your first graduate job, this fair is a must for you.  You will have the chance to meet employers who are recruiting to fill current vacancies and explore possible options for your next step after graduation. Suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduate students who will be completing their studies this summer. Find out how to prepare for the fair.

Also available at the fair:

  • CV reviews - come and get your CV reviewed by one of the Careers and Placements team in a drop-in on the day (bring a paper copy if possible).
  • LinkedIn photos - have a photo taken for your LinkedIn profile (available 11am to 2pm only)
  • Work wardrobe - for students who need a professional outfit for work or interviews, choose from items donated by York Cares partners (free of charge)
  • C‌areers and Placements stand - come and talk to us about our support for York graduates
  • Fair buddy - If you feel nervous about approaching an employer at the fair, help is available! Whether you find the situation difficult because of a disability or health condition, anxiety or any other reason, come and talk to us on the Careers and Placements stand. A member of our team will be happy to have a chat with you and then help initiate your conversation with an employer.

Navigating the graduate job market

Deciding what type of job you'd like to do after graduation, and understanding what employers are looking for, can feel overwhelming. This short briefing session will help you make the most of the fair, and let you know about support available from Careers and Placements.  Choose from two sessions, at 11am or 1pm:

Navigating the Graduate Job Market Session 1 - 11:00 - 11:45, P/L/001
Navigating the Graduate Job Market Session 2 - 13:00 - 13:45, P/L/001

International students - prepare for the fair

If you are an international student, we have a session on Tuesday 30 April to help you prepare for the fair. It includes information about what to expect on the day, which employers will be attending, and visa information. 

Prepare for the fair

Employers at the fair

Click on the employer's name below to find out more about them from their profile in Handshake