Graduate jobs and internships in Newcastle upon Tyne

Jobs in Newcastle upon Tyne

Are you looking for a job in Newcastle upon Tyne or the surrounding area? Newcastle upon Tyne is located in the North East of England, in the county of Tyne and Wear. Newcastle upon Tyne is situated on the River Tyne, not far from Sunderland, Durham and Middlesbrough. Newcastle upon Tyne has the largest population in the North East, is a member of the Eurocities network and is well known for Newcastle Brown Ale. Those who come from Newcastle are nicknamed "Geordies".

Newcastle upon Tyne played a major role in the Industrial Revolution and was well known for its coal mining and manufacturing industries. Newcastle later became one of the world's main shipbuilding and repairs centres and nowadays the headquarters of many popular companies can be found in there. Education, culture, digital technology, retail and tourism are just a few of Newcastle's main industries.

The employment rate in Newcastle upon Tyne is 65.2%, a figure which is slightly lower than the Great British average.

The top employment sectors in the Newcastle upon Tyne are:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering Services
  • Software Development
  • Financial Services

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

Work experience can 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 East (Newcastle upon Tyne) include: Hewlett Packard, Boots, Durham City Council, Accenture, Aecom, Darlington Borough Council, Durham University, Gateshead Council, Hartlepool Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Newcastle University, Northumberland City Council, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Procter & Gamble, Sunderland City Council, Teach First, University of Sunderland, Aldi, AMEC, Arup, Asda, Atkins, B&Q, Baker Tilly, Balfour Beatty, Barclays and many others. 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, designed 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 Newcastle, there are a variety of job and career fairs including the annual Careers Fair organised by the University of Northumbria. The Northumbria Careers Fair is open to all students and graduates who would like to find out more about placements, work experience and graduate jobs. There are over 2,000 students and graduates and 100 regional, national and international employers present offering commercial, legal, finance and business positions at graduate, placement and work experience level. Previous employers have included: ACCA, Accenture, Aldi, BGL Group, Boots UK Ltd, Deloitte, Hewlett Packard (HP), Ernst & Young, IBM UK Ltd, Kellogg's, L'Oréal, Nestlé, NHS, Procter & Gamble, RateMyPlacement, Royal Mail, Virgin Money, KFC, Morrisons, Marriott International, Premier Inn and many others.

Newcastle University also holds the annual Newcastle Graduate Recruitment Fair (NGRF) which offers students and graduates the opportunity to meet with over 50 local and national employers from a wide range of sectors and discover immediate graduate positions along with further study and professional training opportunities. Employers from a wide range of sectors attend the fair, including Finance, Engineering, Retail, IT, Marketing and HR.

Average salary for graduates in Newcastle upon Tyne

The average salary for graduates working in Newcastle upon Tyne is around £24,000 per year, but can range from £18,500 to £32,500 depending on the job sector.

If you live in Newcastle upon Tyne 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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