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Careers and job platforms

As well as Handshake there are many external websites and jobs boards that you can use to help find opportunities. Here are some popular and widely used platforms that are worth taking a look at.


Prospects is more than just a jobs site, it's a comprehensive resource for graduate careers.

There's a tool to match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles. The website also features a job board with a wide range of graduate opportunities across various industries. They also offer career advice, CV templates, and information on postgraduate study options.


Milkround is one of the leading UK graduate jobs boards that can help you prepare and find your dream internship, placement, or graduate job. It features a variety of job listings, internships, and graduate schemes across different sectors. The website also has lots of resources including the ultimate guide to writing the best CV, industry guides, and top tips to do well at job interviews.


A range of graduate job opportunities, internships, and placements across multiple industries. The site also provides career advice, industry insights, and employer profiles to help you make informed decisions.

The main landing page for careers inforamation and advice:

Cohort driven advice on timely actions, identifying targets and strengthening skills:

Newly created sector-specific careers hubs:

And finally one which supports the promotion of the targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Award, which your students are eligible to submit an entry for and which we would love to receive.


Gradcracker is the UK's careers website for STEM students. It is where leading employers attract candidates for their degree apprenticeship, placement and graduate roles.

You can also access The Gradcracker Toolkit which is designed to help you get your career of to the right start and introduce you to many of the industry sectors that you could work in, as well as some of the companies you could work for. Printed copies of this are available in the Career Studio.


Indeed is a popular job search engine that aggregates job listings from various sources. It has a specific section dedicated to graduate jobs, allowing you to filter search results based on your preferences and location. 


LinkedIn is a professional networking platform that also hosts a vast number of job listings. You can utilise the platform's job search function and leverage your network connections to find graduate job opportunities.

Our team of Career Coaches can help you with your Linkedin profile, or check out our resources on Handshake for some hints and tips on how to make the most of the platform.


We have partnered with Highered to provide University of Liverpool students and graduates with free access to their one-stop destination for those seeking job global opportunities, professional networking, and career guidance.

Joining Highered is an amazing opportunity to jumpstart your career. You can make confident decisions about your future and give yourself a competitive edge. Join top-performing university students worldwide and connect with your dream employer. The Highered platform is full of amazing resources, events, and job opportunities for students and graduates - and is free for University of Liverpool students to join.

Student Circus

With Student Circus, you can save time in your job search by only applying to employers who are looking to hire international students.

We are pleased to announce that all University of Liverpool students can now sign-up to this exciting job search platform for free! 


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