Graduate jobs and internships in Sheffield

Jobs in Sheffield and surrounding area

Are you looking for a job in Sheffield or the surrounding area? Sheffield, located in South Yorkshire, is England's 8th largest city with a population of approximately 563,749. Sheffield is international renowned for its steel production and has a steadily growing economy, with a growth averaging at around 5% annually. Sheffield had a place amongst the top ten "best cities to locate a business today". Sheffield is also a retail hub, with numerous high street and department stores. The Sheffield district of Hallam has the second highest overall Wealth in the UK.

The Sheffield City Region encompasses Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire. Over 1.8 million people live in the Sheffield City Region, which provides approximately 700,000 jobs. The employment rate amongst 16-64 year olds is 63.3% in Sheffield City Region, and 63.2% in Yorkshire and the Humber, similar to the UK average employment rate of 63.5%.

Important industries/sectors in Sheffield City Region include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Financial and business services
  • Healthcare technologies
  • Low carbon
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Sport, leisure and tourism

Skills most in demand in the Sheffield City Region include: communication skills, teamwork skills, information technology (I.T) skills, good reading and writing skills.

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

Work experience is often invaluable when it comes to finding a job. It can be difficult to decide where you should apply for a graduate job, internship or work placement. The top graduate employers in Yorkshire and the Humber (Sheffield) include: Boots, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Covance, Lloyds Banking Group, Sheffield City Council, Lloyds Pharmacy, Arup, Capita, Deloitte, Enterprise, North Yorkshire County Council, Teach First, University of Sheffield, Asda and Atkins. You can find more 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 Sheffield 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, as well as graduate jobs.

In Sheffield there are a variety of job and career fairs such as "Employers on Campus" which is organised by The University of Sheffield and is a unique programme of events organised to give students and graduates an insight into employment opportunities to help with their career. Students and graduates have the opportunity to meet with well-known employers and find out what they look for in their employees. They can find out about graduate opportunities, work experience and placements, and also practice the transferable skills that employers look for in a candidate.

The University of Sheffield also organises their annual "Engineering Graduate Recruitment & Placement Fair", which is attended by over 1,000 students from a variety of disciplines such as Materials Science, Bioengineering, Civil and Structural Engineering and Built Environment. The event aims to promote graduate programmes, placements and internships.

Average salary for graduates in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The average salary for graduates working in Sheffield is £25,000, but can range from £21,000 to £32,500. One of the graduate sectors with the highest salaries is that of Sales, with an average graduate salary of £30,750. Engineering, Manufacturing and Utilities have an average graduate salary of £25,000. Sheffield has the same average graduate salary as other large English cities like Manchester and Birmingham.

If you live in the Sheffield City Region 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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Looking to join a culture of excellence and be part of the most recognised name in the hospitality industry? “We are Hilton! We are Hospitality!” We create heartfelt experiences for our guests and...

A vacancy has arisen for a Field Service Engineer for the Earth Moving Division based from our Cannock Depot. The role, reporting to the After Sales Supervisor, contributes to the success of Liebherr-...

Job Description Are you a retail lover with a passion for customer service? We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals with the right attitude to join our store as a Retail Assistant. Whether...

Key tasks We are looking for Front Office Manager to join our team First and foremost in this role you will put the guest at the centre of all you do, offering them personalised experiences from t...

What will I be doing? As a Maintenance Assistant, you are responsible for carrying out appropriate maintenance work promptly and to the highest standards to deliver an excellent Guest and Membe...

Looking to join a culture of excellence and be part of the most recognised name in the hospitality industry? “We are Hilton! We are Hospitality!” We create heartfelt experiences for our guests and...

Key tasks Fix Term Maternity Cover for 1 year for ibis Rotherham What about to cover a maternity leave for one year and become the interim leader of this ibis hotel in Rotherham…. Shopping? Rela...

Job Title Data Support Technician Salary £19,000 circa plus benefits Location Sheffield, S21 2JG About Veolia Exceptional prospects. Meaningful work. Superb benefits. Whatever you're looking...

DESCRIPTION Leaders start with the customer and work backwards. They work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. Although leaders pay attention to competitors, they obsess over customers. The...

Key tasks Overview of duties • The hotel team member takes part in the daily tasks associated with the profit centre's operations. • He/she helps provide continual satisfaction for guests by ensur...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area CSA ·  Contract type Fixed Term Contract ·  Job reference HRGNE344198 ·  Location Sheffield S6 1NN ·  See Christmas from the inside! At...

  • By Accorhotels Sheffield
  • Starting in September 2018

Key tasks -Technical maintenance is case of dysfunction -Monthly checks on the hotel technical installations -Repairs and renovation works Your benefits: -Staff financial bonus -Free hotel stays -...

A Food and Beverage Assistant is responsible for working in all areas of Food and Beverage as needed to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while working to achieve departmental targets....

Key tasks  Welcomes guests who arrive late and takes care of them until their departure  Contributes to guest satisfaction by providing a high standard of service in line with norms and procedures...

ENGIE are recruiting for a Human Resources Apprentice Administrator to be based at Human Resources Apprentice Administrator.  This is a fixed term (18-24 months) full time role (working 40 hours per...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area Fast Track Driver ·  Contract type Fixed Term Contract ·  Job reference HRGKH343252 ·  Location Sheffield S20 7JL ·  The real Santa Shi...

At Hilton Sheffield, our Quays restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, and offers a menu of contemporary British cuisine. 'Table 28' provides a more intimate and private setting for parties of up...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area CSA ·  Contract type Fixed Term Contract ·  Job reference HRGHH344113 ·  Location Sheffield S8 0TD ·  See Christmas from the inside! At...

Key tasks  Welcomes guests who arrive late and takes care of them until their departure  Contributes to guest satisfaction by providing a high standard of service in line with norms and procedures...

Key tasks Are you in search of a new challenging ? Here at Ibis Rotherham we are looking for a bubbly and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for service. We are in search of a flexible team m...

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