Graduate jobs and internships in Liverpool

Jobs in Liverpool

Are you looking for a job in Liverpool or the surrounding area? Liverpool is the UK's seventh largest city with a population of approximately 470,537. The Metropolitan County of Merseyside is the largest settlement in North West England and is made up of Liverpool, the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens and the Wirral. During the Industrial Revolution Liverpool grew as a major port, one of the reasons for the city's diverse population.

Liverpool has one of the largest economies in the UK. Approximately 60% of all employment is in the service sector, including: public administration, education, health, banking, finance and insurance sectors. The employment rate in the Liverpool City Region is 63.9% amongst 16-64 year olds, slightly higher than the UK average. Tourism is one of Liverpool's main industries due to the popularity of The Beatles and other well-known groups from the Liverpool area.

Important job sectors in Liverpool City Region (main job areas of growth) include:

  • Knowledge-based industries (high value/technical occupations)
  • Visitor economy
  • SuperPort (maritime, logistics and airport)
  • Low Carbon

The Liverpool City Region is home to main well-known international companies such as: Jaguar LandRover, Unilever, Cammell Laird, Peel Group, Novartis, Prinovis, NSG Pilkington, Stobart Group, Shop Direct Group, Santander, Maersk and Atlantic Container Lines.

The most popular business sectors in Liverpool:

  • Retail
  • Education
  • Construction
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Law firm

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 North West of England (Liverpool) include: BAE Systems, Lancashire County Council, Boots, Liverpool Hope University, BBC, Deloitte, Enterprise, Aldi, Bentley Motors, KPMG, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Sellafield, Specsavers, Aecom, AMEC, AstraZeneca and Barclays. 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool, there are a variety of job and career fairs such as the "Liverpool Spring Careers Fair" which offers Liverpool students the opportunity to meet over 50 different employers, offering internship, placement and upcoming graduate opportunities. This is an event for final year students who wish to find out application deadlines for graduate schemes, first or second year students looking for placement opportunities, or other students who would like to find out more about postgraduate study. Previous exhibitors include large, popular companies such as: Aldi, Apple, Areva Risk Management, BJSS, Bluefire Consulting, BT, Cast UK, CIMA, Co-operative Bank, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, FDM Group, Matalan, PwC, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Sky, Teach First, and many more.

"The Liverpool Career Fair – Business, Finance & Law" takes place in the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Recruiters from Business, Finance and Law sectors are present in order to promote their graduate opportunities, industrial placements, vacation placements and work experience opportunities to students and graduates. This fair is open to anyone who is actively job-hunting or starting to think about their future, and offers the opportunity to meet over 60 UK employers. "The Science, Engineering and Technology Fair" usually takes place shortly afterwards.

Average salary for graduates in Liverpool

The average salary for graduates working in Liverpool is currently £23,000, but can range anywhere from £19,000 to £27,000. One of the lowest paid graduate job sectors in Liverpool is Sales, with an average salary of £19,000.

If you live in Liverpool 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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Key tasks You ensure that all runs smoothly during the customer's stay. You organise the reception and look after customers with your team. You supervise the work of the receptionists in the team. Y...

Key tasks Minimum TWO years experience within similar role in a similar standard venue To be able to run the events, such as weddings and parties from the opening until the end A passion for custome...

UPS is hiring individuals to work as temporary, seasonal Driver Helpers . This is a physical, fast-paced, outdoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering and carrying packages that ty...

  Location Bootle, Merseyside ·  Salary £ 8.2 - £ 8.25 / Hour ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Warehouse Staff ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Industrial and Manufacturin...

Candidates must have a personal vehicle that meets UPS standards. Personal Vehicle Drivers must have proof of a registered vehicle for use, minimum state required auto insurance, and must be 21 years...

  Location St Helens, Merseyside ·  Salary £ 7.83 - £ 8.5 / Hour ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External Reference...

  Location St Helens, Merseyside ·  Salary £ 8.01 - £ 8.5 / Hour ·  Category Accountancy & Finance - Finance Assistant ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Public Sector ·  External Reference MW/26....

  Location St Helens, Merseyside ·  Salary £ 8.01 - £ 8.5 / Hour ·  Category Accountancy & Finance - Finance Assistant ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Public Sector ·  External Reference MW/26....

  Location Ormskirk, Lancashire ·  Salary £ 9 - £ 9.31 / Hour ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External Reference JN-...

  Location Ormskirk, Lancashire ·  Salary £ 7.83 - £ 8.83 / Hour ·  Category Hospitality, Tourism & Travel - Caretaking & Attendants ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Tra...

  Location Ormskirk, Lancashire ·  Salary £ 7.83 - £ 8.01 / Hour ·  Category Hospitality, Tourism & Travel - Catering Assistants ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Travel...

  Salary Competitive ·  Role area Financial Services ·  Contract type Permanent ·  Job reference HRGTH353826 ·  Location Widnes WA8 8HS ·  As Control Testing Analyst, you’ll be required to suppo...

  Salary Competitive ·  Role area Financial Services ·  Contract type Permanent ·  Job reference HRGCI339903 ·  Location Widnes WA8 8HS ·  The Business Analyst is responsible for providing suppo...

  Salary Competitive plus excellent benefits ·  Role area Contact Centre ·  Contract type Permanent ·  Job reference HRGGD321001 ·  Location Widnes or Stafford WA8 8HS ·  We are looking for a ta...

  Salary Competitive plus excellent benefits ·  Role area Contact Centre ·  Contract type Permanent ·  Job reference HRGUY320997 ·  Location Widnes CMC WA8 8HS ·  The MI Developers are responsib...

  Location Runcorn, Cheshire ·  Salary £12.50/Hour ·  Category Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Industrial and Manufactur...

  Location Runcorn, Cheshire ·  Salary £ 8.5 - £ 8.75 / Hour ·  Category Creative, Design and Architecture - Web Design ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External Refere...

  Location Runcorn, Cheshire ·  Salary £ 22000 - £ 25000 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Executive PA ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External Reference J...

  Location Runcorn, Cheshire ·  Salary £ 8.5 - £ 8.65 / Hour ·  Category Creative, Design and Architecture - Fashion & Clothing Design ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  Exter...

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