Graduate jobs and internships in Stoke-on-Trent

Jobs in Stoke-on-Trent

Are you looking for a job in Stoke-on-Trent or the surrounding area? Stoke-on-Trent is located in the West Midlands in North Staffordshire. Stoke is polycentric, made up of the six towns of Stoke-upon-Trent, Hanley, Burslem, Tunstall, Longton and Fenton.

Home to the English pottery industry, Stoke-on-Trent is a world centre for fine ceramics and is also known as "The Potteries". However, Stoke-on-Trent has also become an important centre for service and distribution. Many successful companies are based in the city, including bet365 and PHONES4U. Other well-known companies who have large warehouse and centres in Stone-on-Trent include Michelin, Sainsbury's, The Co-operative Pharmacy, Vodafone and Premier Foods.

KPMG declared Stoke-on-Trent as the most cost-effective to start a business in the UK. With a higher average employment rate than that of Great Britain as a whole, affordable property prices and good accessibility, Stoke-on-Trent is an ideal location to live and work.

The top employment sectors in the Stoke-on-Trent are:

  • Health and care
  • Manufacturing and construction
  • Tourism and leisure
  • Retail
  • Public sector
  • Rural and urban economy

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

Work experience is often invaluable, however, it can be difficult to decide where to carry out your internship, work placement or apply for a graduate job. The top graduate employers in the West Midlands (Stoke-on-Trent) include: Jaguar Land Rover, Birmingham City Council, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Boots, Deloitte, KPMG, Specsavers, Warwickshire City Council, Aldi, Aston Martin, Coventry City Council, Enterprise, Ernst & Young, Lloyds Pharmacy, Teach First Arup, Atkins, Birmingham City University, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, JCB, Lloyds Banking Group 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 what 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 and 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 Stoke-on-Trent, there are a variety of job and career fairs such as the "Your Future Careers Fair". The fair is orientated towards students aged between 18-24 years old and aims to inspire young people by providing demonstrations and real-life case studies. This annual fair attracts around 700 young people and allows exhibitors to deliver more information about their company and any available apprenticeship and job opportunities.

The National Apprenticeship Service in the North West also organises an event which aims to ensure young people across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire find apprenticeship employment by matching candidates with suitable companies. The event gives young people the opportunity to find out more about apprenticeships, meet top employers face-to-face and discover a wide range of job opportunities. Well-known employers who have previously attended this careers event include Francesco Group, Goodwin International, Novus Property Solutions and Seddon.

Staffordshire University also holds a variety of careers events throughout the year, giving students and graduates the opportunity to discover a wide range of internship, placement and graduate opportunities with well-known companies.

Average salary for graduates in Stoke-on-Trent

The average salary for graduates working in Stoke-on-Trent is rising and, thanks to lower than average property prices, it is becoming an ideal location to live and work.

If you live in Stoke-on-Trent 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.

31 jobs found

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £18,258.00/Year ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Glass, Clay & Ceramics ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Industrial and M...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area Fast Track Driver ·  Contract type Fixed Term Contract ·  Job reference HRGHA355275 ·  Location Stoke-on-Trent ST6 6AN ·  The real Santa...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £21,403.00/Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Customer Service Advisor ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External Reference J...

Cleaning a Lidl store is no easy task; first there's the shop floor to clean, the warehouse to mop, the staff room to scrub and toilets to bleach. It's might be a short day's work but it's certainly a...

As an Apprentice Network / NOC Analyst, you will work within the Technical Communications team based in Cannock and will take on progressive responsibility for NOC duties / network and voice BAU servi...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 20000 - £ 22000 / Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Customer Services ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External Reference...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £21,403.00/Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Customer Service Advisor ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External Reference J...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £21,403.00/Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Customer Service Advisor ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External Reference J...

Veolia Water Technologies are specialists in process water and wastewater solutions. As one of the leading water and wastewater treatment companies in the UK, we have over 80 years of experience i...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £9.24/Hour ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Glass, Clay & Ceramics ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Industrial and Manufa...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £7.90/Hour ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Textiles, Carpets ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Industrial and Manufacturi...

The variety and pace that comes with every shift as a Customer Assistant at Lidl needs dedication and flexibility. Our stores are open Monday to Sunday so you'll need to be able to work weekends, as w...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £12.00/Hour ·  Category Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Automotive Engineering ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Engineering, Aerospace and...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area Retail ·  Contract type Permanent ·  Job reference HRGMU363711 ·  Location Stoke-on-Trent ST6 6AN ·  Plenty to smile about Shift patter...

ENGIE are recruiting for a Cleaning Supervisor to be based in Burton Upon Trent, DE14 1BG. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary for £17,55...

  Salary £8.00 per hour (£6.78 if under 21) ·  Role area Fast Track Driver ·  Contract type Fixed Term Contract ·  Job reference HRGWG361413 ·  Location Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5SJ ·  The real Santa...

Veolia Water Technologies provide complete solutions for water treatment. Innovating in key areas such as sustainable development, resource and by-product recovery, our differentiating water treat...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £21,403.00/Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Customer Service Advisor ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External Reference J...

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric About us At Schneider Electric, we create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enric...

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric About us At Schneider Electric, we create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enric...

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