Graduate jobs and internships in Glasgow

Jobs in Glasgow and Clyde Valley

Are you looking for a job in Glasgow or the surrounding area? Glasgow, the fourth largest city in the UK, had an employment rate of 66% in 2014. This is 7% lower than the national average. Slightly less 33% of the working age population in Glasgow are unemployed, meaning that the unemployment rate in Glasgow is higher than the Scottish average.

Glasgow is one of the top the world's top 100 financial centres, with one of the fastest growing private sectors in the UK. Financial and business services are Glasgow's main industries and have made the biggest contribution to Glasgow's economic growth.

Large companies recruiting in Glasgow include: Tesco Bank, Shell, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Santander, JP Morgan, Barclays, Bank of Scotland and RBS.

Jobs in most demand in Glasgow:

  • Project Manager
  • Cleaner
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Java Developer

Looking for the ideal company to carry out your internship, industrial work placement or find a graduate job with?

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. There are many graduate job opportunities in Glasgow, especially in the financial and communications sectors, but also in tourism, manufacturing and heavy industry. Some of the top employers to work for in Glasgow include: Baxter's, Wellpark Brewery, Robert Wiseman Dairies plc, Royal Bank of Scotland, British Polar Engines, Whyte and Mackey, Scottish Power, Weir Group, Albion Motors and Lloyds TSB. You can find more internship, placement and graduate job opportunities on Wizbii.

Universities in Glasgow who offer undergraduate work placements as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree:

  • University of Glasgow
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of Strathclyde

Recruitment open days, recruitment fairs and other events:

There are a number of recruitment open days and events in Glasgow 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 Glasgow there are a number of job and career fairs. The University of Strathclyde organises the "Scottish Graduate Fair" every year in October. Over 4,000 students and graduates from a variety of disciplines attend each year and have the opportunity to meet up with over 100 top employers including Babcock, PwC, P&G, Jaguar Land Rover, BBC, Thales and the University of St Andrews.

The University of Glasgow also holds a Careers Fair in February, allowing students and graduates in Glasgow to meet recruiters and be recruited for a variety of job opportunities including graduate, internship, volunteering and further studies. Employers present include: Aldi Stores Ltd., Amazon, British Army, Deloitte, E.ON, Glasgow Caledonian University, IBM, PwC LLP, ScotGrad, The University of Glasgow and many more.

Average salary for graduates in Glasgow

The average salary for graduates working in Glasgow is £25,000, but can range from £21,000 to £38,750. Sales is one of the lowest paid graduate job sectors, with an average salary of £21,000. Other graduate sectors and trainees have an average salary of £25,000. Glasgow has the same average graduate salary as Manchester and Birmingham, two other large UK cities.

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

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