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.

54 jobs found

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 17000 - £ 18000 / Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  E...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 16500 - £ 18500 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External...

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 weekdays or we...

  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 £ 8.01 - £ 9.31 / Hour ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Secretarial ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Public Sector ·  External Reference JN...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 16500 - £ 18500 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 16500 - £ 18500 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £9.24/Hour ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing ·  Job type Contractor ·  Industry Industrial and Manufacturing...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Category HR, Sales and Management - HR Adviser ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry HR ·  External Reference JN-082018-23645 My client based in Stoke on...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 20000 - £ 25000 / Year ·  Category Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Engin...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £30,000.00/Year ·  Category Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Industrial and Manufactur...

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...

  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 £ 20000 - £ 23000 / Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  E...

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

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 16500 - £ 18500 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £21,000.00/Year ·  Category Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Engineerin...

ENGIE are recruiting for a Relief Security Officer to be based in Burton on Trent Staffordshire DE14 1BG. Working up to 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package....

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 16500 - £ 18500 / Year ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External...

  Location Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ·  Salary £ 9 - £ 15 / Hour ·  Category IT - Helpdesk, Technical Support ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry IT and Telecoms ·  External Reference JN-082018...

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