Graduate jobs and internships in Aberdeen

Jobs in Aberdeen

Are you looking for a job in Aberdeen or the surrounding area? Aberdeen is located on the east coast of Scotland and is the country's third largest city. Aberdeen has a number of nicknames, including the Granite City, the Silver City with the Golden Sands, the Oil Capital of Europe and the Energy Capital of Europe. Although traditionally a fishing and shipbuilding city, Aberdeen is now known more for its oil industry and seaport, which is the largest in North East Scotland. Aberdeen has two universities, the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University and is the educational centre of East Scotland.

In 2012, Aberdeen was the only Scottish city named as a leading business hub by HSBC and was also voted the fourth most liveable city in Great Britain. Electronics design, agriculture, fishing and oil industry are major parts of Aberdeen's economy and are responsible for the recent boom in Aberdeen's economy.

A large proportion of Scotland's top 100 businesses are located in Aberdeen and the city has the second highest employment rate in the UK. Loyal Scots Company Limited, Broadshade Group Ltd, Irvine Enterprises Shetland Limited, Total Upstream UK, Chevron North Sea, FirstGroup, Suncor Energy UK and Dana Petroleum are just a few of the large companies based in Aberdeen, Scotland.

The top employment sectors in the Aberdeen include:

  • Energy
  • Life sciences
  • Property
  • Tourism

Looking for the ideal company to carry out your internship or industrial placement?

Work experience is often invaluable, however, it can be difficult to decide where to carry out your internship, industrial placement or apply for a graduate job. The top graduate employers in the Scotland (Aberdeen) include: Fife Council, Police Scotland, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Boots, City of Edinburgh Council, Specsavers, Aberdeenshire Council, Hewlett Packard (HP), North Lanarkshire Council, West Lothian Council, Wood Group, Aberdeen City Council, Aecom, AMEC, Atkins, Charles River Laboratories, Enterprise, Falkirk Council, Glasgow City Council, Halliburton, Jacobs Engineering, KPMG, Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes, BP, Deloitte, East Lothian Council, Ernst & Young, General Electric, Lloyds Banking Group, Morgan Stanley, and Aldi. You can find more apprenticeship, internship, placement and graduate job opportunities on Wizbii.

Recruitment open days, recruitment fairs and other events

There are a number of recruitment days and career events in Aberdeen designed to help you find a job. To take part in recruitment days, bring along an up-to-date CV and, if you already have an idea what company you would like to work for, you should also bring a cover letter. Open day recruitment events are beneficial for both employers and potential employees as they allow employers to analyse how candidates act in a social setting and also provide the opportunity to advertise their business or company. Types of work opportunities on offer at these events include internships, industrial work placements, temporary and permanent contracts and graduate jobs.

The North of Scotland Graduate Recruitment Fair is an annual recruitment event for students and graduates of Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. The event is organised by the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University and is the perfect opportunity for students and graduates to network with graduate recruiters from local, national and international companies. Students and graduates can discuss graduate jobs, placement, internships, vacation, part-time and voluntary work across a wide-variety of sectors.

The Career Opportunities Fair is another annual event organised for final year students and recent graduates and is an excellent opportunity for networking, connecting with graduate recruiters and finding out about the type of graduate roles on offer, along with what recruiters look for from applicants when reviewing CVs and application forms. The event also offers careers advice, CV / Applications consultations, interview / assessment centre advice and practice as well as vacancy sourcing.

Average salary for graduates in Aberdeen

The average salary for graduates working in Aberdeen is £32,500 but can vary depending on job sector, ranging from £28,000 to £60,000. Aberdeen is amongst the top ten highest paid locations in the UK for graduates.

If you live in Aberdeen and you're a student or a graduate looking for a job, internship or work placement, you now have all the information you need to find the job of your dreams.

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