Graduate jobs and internships in Bristol

Jobs in Bristol

Are you looking for a job in Bristol or the surrounding area? Bristol is located on the River Avon in the Southwest of England. Its port is now a cultural centre, whose docks and warehouses have been reconverted into shops, restaurants and galleries. Bristol is the UK's eighth largest city with a population estimated at around 442,500. Bristol lies between Bath and Gloucester, bordering the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire.

Creative media, electronics and aerospace are Bristol's main industries, with the city boasting big names such as Airbus and Rolls-Royce. Bristol has two universities, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), both of which contribute to Bristol's highly skilled workforce.

The percentage of 16-64 year olds in employment in the City Of Bristol is higher than in Great Britain as a whole: 68% in Bristol compared to 63.3% in Great Britain and 61.4% in the Southwest of England.

The top employment sectors in the Bristol include:

  • Construction
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Financial Services
  • Software Development
  • Engineering Services
  • Consulting
  • Insurance and Financial Services

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

Work experience is often invaluable. It can be difficult to decide where to carry out your internship, work placement or where to apply for a graduate job. The top graduate employers in the Southwest of England (Bristol) include: Babcock, Ministry of Defence (MOD), Renishaw, Rolls-Royce, Royal Navy, Specsavers, Atkins, Boots, Devon County Council, Dyson, Gloucestershire County Council, Nationwide, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Bristol County Council, Capita, Cornwall County Council, Enterprise, Feneral Electric, JPMorgan, Qinetiq, BAE Systems, British Army, Buro Happold, CGI Group, Civil Service, Deloitte, Intel Corporation and more. 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 open days and events in Bristol to help you find a job. To take part in recruitment open days, bring along an up-to-date CV and, if you already have an idea which 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 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.

In Bristol, there are a variety of job and career fairs such as the University of Bristol's "Spring Recruitment Fair" which takes place once a year. A number of other career-orientated events are also organised by the University of Bristol including the "Investment Bank and Management Consultancy Evening", "Autumn Careers Fair", "Engineering & IT Careers Fair", "Careers with a Science Degree Fair", "Law Careers Fair" and "Careers Beyond Profit".

UWE Bristol also holds a number of career fairs and evenings including the annual "Employers Fair" which offers students and graduates with degrees in Business, Law, Construction and Property, Marketing, Computer Science and Creative Technologies, Engineering, Creative Media and Design, Science, Environmental and Geography, Art and Social Sciences the opportunity to meet with popular employers and find out more about placement, internship and graduate opportunities. Employers who have previously attended this recruitment fair include: Aylin White Ltd, Balfour Beatty, BAM, Buro Four Project Services Ltd, Capita Symonds, careers4students, Chartered Institute of Building, Davis Langdon, EC Harris, Interserve, ISG, Malcolm Hollis, Mitie, Savills, Airbus, BOEING, Cooper, Ernst and Young, HM Revenue and Customs, HP, Lidl, Majestic Wine, PwC, RateMyPlacement, Babcock, Cooper, Capgemini, EuroGrad, IBM along with many others.

Average salary for graduates in Bristol

The average salary for graduates working in Bristol is around £25,000 per year, but is variable depending on job sector, ranging from £21,000 to £32,500. "Engineering, Manufacturing, Utilities" is the highest paid graduate job sector in Bristol, with an average salary of £32,500, whereas "Recruitment Sales" is the lowest paid graduate job sector with an average salary of £23,000.

If you live in Bristol 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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