University of Sheffield Careers

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University of Sheffield Careers

Vacancies, jobsites, applying ‘on spec’, social media…finding a job or placement can be very confusing.

It can also be very time consuming, so you need to know the best way to go about it, especially when employers advertise jobs in different ways, depending on the industry sector or type of work. Luckily, this section provides the resources to give you the best possible chance of finding work, whether it’s part-time work, a placement or the job of your dreams.

Career Connect

Career Connect

Our online portal with hundreds of opportunities, including graduate jobs, placements, part time work and more.

Creative job searching

Tips on finding jobs

Tips on where to look for jobs and other ways to find work.

Part-time workPart-time jobs and work experience

Support to help you find opportunities to work while you study.



Enhance your degree through a summer or year long placement.

International opportunities

International options

Information for international students on working in the UK, and for UK based students who wish to work internationally.

Social media and your career

Social media and your career

Social media is a great way to find jobs. Here’s how you can use it to your advantage.

Equality considerations

Equality matters

If you have health or other equality issues that may affect your job options, we can help.

Opportunities for postgraduates

Opportunities for postgraduate researchers

Find opportunities suited to your PhD.