Brunel University London is a campus-based university situated in Uxbridge, West London, and is home to nearly 15,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide across a variety of different courses which you can view here
The Professional Development Centre offers employers a free buoyant online jobs board for exclusive use by Brunel students and recent graduates.
BEFORE ADVERTISING PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU FAMILIARISE YOURSELF WITH OUR VACANCY POLICY HERE
Registering a vacancy is very simple. If this is your first visit, you can register your organisation details HERE by selecting register from the dropdown options and following the on screen instructions.
If you already have an account with us but have misplaced your log in details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have posted a vacancy and as long as it meets the requirements set out on the vacancy policy, the team will approve the advert and make it available to the most relevant groups of students by year group and discipline
The job board can be used to advertise the following types of opportunities;
A part-time contract is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job. Workers are considered to be part-time if they commonly work fewer than 30 hours per week.
Please note that part-time jobs must comply with national minimum wage (NMW) which varies depending on the age of the student. To find out more about NMW please click here
Graduate vacancies and schemes
Graduate schemes and graduate training programmes are offered by many large employers. They typically last a year, but some extend to 18 months or even two years. It's the defined time frame and structure that normally distinguishes a graduate scheme or programme from the wider class of 'graduate job', which is the catch all term for entry-level roles that require people with graduate level education.
A 4 to 12 week opportunity which would usually run between June and September, once a students has completed his/her exams. Internships offer students a practical experience in the industry relating to their field of study.
A work placement is an opportunity for students to gain experience and develop new skills. It can also bring considerable benefits to businesses; offering a low-cost recruitment solution for up to 12 months, provide valuable professional development for staff and gain a fresh perspective from creative young people.
Here at Brunel University London, we have a wide range of courses in which placements are an integral part of the course. Brunel has a distinguished history as a pioneer in providing work experience within our degree programmes. We have strong, long-standing industry links and an excellent track record for placing students in various companies from large corporates to SMEs.
More information can be found on page on pages 13-15 of our Accessing Brunel Talent brochure OR by contacting The Team
We have recently introduced placements/internships within a selection of our Master’s degrees. The placement generally tends to be between 12-14 weeks long and can occur at various times in the year depending on the subject area. The majority of these students already have a number of years’ worth of experience and are either looking to enhance their profile or to change career direction altogether.
Santander Universities SME Internship
The Santander SME Graduate Internship Scheme has been designed to support upcoming graduates and SMEs to develop, learn and innovate new ideas within their respective fields. Bringing together emerging talent and growing businesses - all with the support of Santander’s partial funding.
The scheme is in line with our access and participation plans for 2019/20, increasing the figures of progression to professional employment or further study for our Widening Access graduates (those who will be graduating the summer of 2019).
Alongside this aim, we continue our work supporting SMEs – providing your company with 50% funding towards the intern’s pay (your company match funding the rest).
To participate in the scheme your business must be an SME (small or medium sized enterprise), employing fewer than 250 people and have an annual turnover of £50 million or less. It must also be registered and based in the UK.
For more information on the scheme or register your interest please email
Brunel's Summer Internship Scheme (BSIP)
The Brunel Summer Internship Programme (BSIP) aims to increase the employability of students from under-represented backgrounds by providing them with internship experience in their first year. The programme is funded by the Office for Students meaning that students who are eligible for the scheme must meet a select criteria. All first year students who meet the criteria are able to register for the programme, from across all of the degree subjects we offer at Brunel University London.
The programme aims to build on the student’s academic experience and employability skills. Students registered on the programme will be able to attend workshops and one-to-one meetings in order to develop their understanding on various employability related matters such as CV writing, how to succeed in interviews and business etiquette.
This programme is funded by the university and each student will be provided with a bursary that equates to the London Living Wage for the 280 hours of work that they complete. There is no cost for employers to join this programme and all sectors are welcome.
For more information on the programme or to register your interest please email