The Dundee Careers Fair

The Dundee Careers Fair will take place on Wednesday 8th October 2014, 11am - 2.30pm, Bonar Hall, Park Place.

All University of Dundee students and graduates are welcome to attend this event FREE of Charge, and do not need to book to attend!

Organisations who have confirmed attendance at the 2014 Dundee Careers Fair:

Abertay University

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.abertay.ac.uk

ACCA

Further information to follow.

Website: www.accaglobal.com/gb/en/student.html

ACE Winches

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.ace-winches.com/home/

Alliance Trust

Alliance Trust PLC is a self-managed investment company with investment trust status. With headquarters in Dundee, Alliance Trust PLC has been investing since 1888 and is one of the largest generalist UK investment trusts by market value listed on the London Stock Exchange. As at 30 June 2013 we had net assets of nearly £2.8bn.

Our Management Training Programme is a rotational programme, based from our headquarters in Dundee. It has been specifically designed to provide trainees with an overview and understanding of the whole business.

Over a two year fixed term period, trainees will experience rotations in four key areas: Investment (Global Equities, Fixed Income and SRI), Asset Management (Client Management, Institutional & Retail Sales and Brand Marketing), Savings (Platform Proposition & Service, Direct & Intermediary Sales & Marketing), Executive (Strategy, CSR, Governance)

Website: www.alliancetrust.co.uk

Aker Solutions

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.akersolutions.com

Army, The

Further information to follow.

BioDundee

A Partnership for the Life Sciences Industry in Dundee.

BioDundee is a partnership between the public, private and academic sectors. Its mission is to build the strength of the life sciences sector in Dundee and Tayside internally through partnership working, networking, knowledge and skills development, and externally promote and position the Dundee life sciences sector to relevant audiences as a centre of world class life science activity.

Website:  www.biodundee.co.uk

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is one of the best rated banks in the world, with a presence in more  than  80  countries  and  more  than  200,000  employees. BNP Paribas Securities  Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, delivering  flexibility and commitment, backed by the strength of a leading universal bank. 

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a top five global provider of securities services.  Operating across the investment cycle, we provide post-trade administration solutions to buy-side and sell-side financial institutions and issuers. With a local presence across 34 countries and global coverage of over 100 markets, we offer a one-stop shop for all asset classes, both onshore and offshore and across the globe. The organisation prides itself on its focus on training and development and internal mobility allowing for excellent career progression. 

We have opportunities within our Dundee office in the areas of Investment Trust Accounting, Reconciliations and Cash Management. We look forward to meeting you at the Dundee Careers Fair where our Resourcing Consultant and others from the team will be on hand to discuss internship and graduate opportunities, providing more information on the career paths available and what to expect from the recruitment process.

Website:  www.bnpparibas.co.uk/en/

Bright Green Placements

Bright Green Placements provides students and graduates with paid internship opportunities across Scotland. We have opportunities available throughout the year for between eight and 24 weeks on our two key programmes – the Step programme and the Environmental Placement Programme. The roles are advertised on our Job Board, to apply simply register on our website and select the roles you would like to be considered for. Applications will be reviewed 2-3 weeks from the date of advertising so make sure you check the Job Board as regularly as possible. So, if you want to gain some experience over summer or looking to take the first step into your graduate career, visit our website to find out what roles are currently available.   

Website:  www.brightgreenplacements.org.uk

Business Gateway

Carewatch Tayside

If you are interested in gaining of expanding your experience in the care sector, Carewatch Tayside will support you whilst you work independently or as part of a team in one of our service users homes. 

We have carers who work in and around Dundee, Perth and Angus providing domestic and personal care to the elderly and people with mental or physical health issues. 

We are looking for students and graduates to cover various hours which can fit around your lifestyle.

Website:  www.carewatch.co.uk

Charles River

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.criver.com

Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (The)

Further information to follow.

Website: www.cih.org/scotland

Cornerstone

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.cornerstone.org.uk

Deloitte

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.deloitte.co.uk/graduates 

Dundee and Angus College

Cambridge CELTA at Dundee and Angus College

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work abroad? Are you interested in TEFL? Would you like to gain a Cambridge Teaching Qualification?

Gain the world’s most recognised qualification to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)  / English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Cambridge CELTA.

Dundee and Angus Collegeis the ideal place to study for this qualification. You can join our full-time 4 week summer course in June/July or study part-time by attending two sessions (day and evening) each week over 13 – 16 weeks, (starting September and February). We offer one of the most competitively priced CELTA courses in the UK.

Our Gardyne Campus houses some of the best education facilities in the country. This £48m state-of-the-art building has leading edge technology at its heart with interactive whiteboards in classrooms, flexible learning spaces, attractive and relaxed social spaces and great leisure facilities.

Here’s what a few of our trainees have said:

 “Thanks again for giving me the tools and the opportunity to see the world and embrace new experiences.” Joe, Scotland

 “A very intensive but rewarding course.  A great career opportunity.”  Karin, Switzerland.

Website:  www.dundeeandangus.ac.uk/courses/celta

Dundee Graduate Skills Award (DGSA) / Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE)

Dundee Graduate Skills Award (DGSA)

The Dundee Graduate Skills Award enables you to manage and plan your skills development while  at University. You will gain recognition for skills developed from a range of activities which could include part time jobs, volunteering, student representation, DUSA societies and sports.

Website:  www.dundee.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/skillsaward/ 

Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE)

Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE) allows University graduates, current part-time staff and retired members of staff a chance to find genuine paid employment within the University. DUTE offers this talent pool of temporary employees as a service to the Schools and Departments of the University who are in need of short term cover.

Website:  www.dundee.ac.uk/careers/dute/

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the premier centres for postgraduate degree courses in Scotland. We are one of the largest Scottish higher education institutions with nearly 17,000 students including 4,000 international students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduate courses have been designed in consultation with leading business and industry figures. We are the only UK Higher Education Institution to offer a programme, 'Confident Futures', aimed at developing skills sought by employers.

Postgraduate Courses: We have over 140 postgraduate and professional courses, including continuous professional development opportunities in:  The Business School; The Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries and The Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences. Many of our courses offer flexible learning options such as full-time, part-time, distance learning or a combination of methods known as blended learning. In addition to our normal September intake, many of our postgraduate courses offer a January start.  Our research degrees can start at any time throughout the year.

Admission Criteria: Generally a recognised Honours degree, 2:2 or above, in a relevant field or professional experience. Entry requirements may vary (see our website for further details.)

Apply online at www.napier.ac.uk/postgraduate. Once you have selected the course of your choice, click on "Apply".

Enterprise Gym (The), University of Dundee

The Enterprise Gym is a University of Dundee department run by students for students and our mission is to help you become more employable by developing transferable skills. All our events are run by successful entrepreneurs, whether they are at the start of their career or have a life-time experience in how to run a business. This provides you with a fantastic opportunity to network and learn from the best.

We run over 90 events annually ranging from competitions and workshops to trips and conferences. Our events are diverse, free of charge and open to all UoD students, no matter what you are studying!

Website:  www.enterprise-gym.com

EQ Accountants

Further information to follow.

Website: www.eqaccountants.co.uk

GFI MAX

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gfimax.com/

Glasgow Caledonian University

Further information to follow.

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Further information to follow.

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk

Halliburton

Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 75,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field.

Halliburton comprises 13 product service lines (PSLs). The PSLs operate in two divisions: Drilling and Evaluation, and Completion and Production. Our Consulting and Project Management PSL works across both divisions and is the spearhead of our integrated-services strategy. Its financial results are included in the Drilling and Evaluation Division. PSLs are primarily responsible and accountable for strategy, technology development, process development, people development and capital allocation.

Wesbite:  www.gohalliburton.com

Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

Further information to follow.

Website: www.hw.ac.uk

Henderson Loggie

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.hendersonloggie.co.uk

Johnston Carmichael

Johnston Carmichael is Scotland’s largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers and is one of the Top 20 accounting firms in the UK. Our student recruitment objective is to take on the best people for the firm.  We offer innovative and effective support practices for our students, evidenced through our ‘Study Buddy’ scheme, ‘1-2-3 Client Meetings’ programme and a commitment to learning and development.  This has resulted in our students achieving exceptional pass marks with their studies.  We are proud to have been awarded some of the highest accolades in our industry, including Accountancy Firm of the Year at both the Scottish and British Accountancy Awards.  We offer a range of accountancy, audit, business advisory, restructuring, corporate finance and tax services.  Our graduate vacancies offer a first class training package which includes variety, experience, responsibility, opportunities and support. 

Person requirements

You should be aiming for a 1st or 2:1 honours degree and have a minimum 300 UCAS tariff points or equivalent. (Please provide the UK equivalents if you are applying with international non-UK qualifications). 

Are we right for you?

Well, if you’re keen to: experience a variety of different areas and skills within accountancy; be rewarded both financially and personally; balance work and social aspects effectively: and rise to the occasional challenge - then we could be exactly what you’re looking for.  

We look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter to studentrecruitment@jcca.co.uk 

Graduate Closing Date: 29 October 2014; Interviews: November 2014; Start Date: 27 July 2015.

We also offer a selection of summer placements to penultimate year students.

Website:  www.jcca.co.uk/best-of-both

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.kongsberg.com

KPMG

Come and meet KPMG at the Dundee Careers Fair.  The Fair provides you with the opportunity to meet graduate trainees currently working in KPMG’s Business Services Teams in a relaxed, informal environment.

It’s only a year or two since the KPMG trainees on hand at the event were in your position; researching the different career options to ensure they chose the right programme and right employer for them.

KPMG’s people are in the perfect position to chat through their own transition from university to employment with you and answer any queries you may have about KPMG’s business areas and career options, and to offer advice on which programme might be best for you. 

And should you decide to apply, it’s also the perfect way to picking up a few helpful hints and tips on our recruitment process!

KPMG are now open for applications to their 2015 Summer Internship, One Year Business Placements and Graduate positions – for information and how to apply, visit www.kpmgcareers.co.uk

Be the first to hear new vacancy updates by joining KPMG’s Talent Community.

Michelin Tyre plc

Michelin Dundee is one of the largest car tyre manufacturing plants in Europe and is regarded as an industry benchmark site in many aspects of the business.

Established in 1972 the Michelin Dundee factory currently employs approximately 800 people, all dedicated to delivering high performance quality products for our international tyre markets.

To drive our business forward we seek the best people who are committed and motivated to work with the company to develop themselves and the business.

We accept speculative CVs.

Website:  www.michelin.co.uk

Morgan Stanley

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.morganstanley.com

NCR FSG

Further information to follow.

Website: www.ncr.com

Police Scotland

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.scotland.police.uk

PwC LLP

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.pwc.com/uk/careers

Queen's University Belfast

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.qub.ac.uk

Robertson Group

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.robertson.co.uk

Royal Air Force (RAF)

Whether in the skies above Britain or in airspaces around the world, it's the RAF's job to protect the UK against any form of threat. To fulfil this role, we need highly-trained people throughout our organisation. There is something for everyone, from engineering to logistics, communications and intelligence to medical and personnel support. Each of these jobs would see you play a key role in one of the worlds most advanced military forces.

Website: www.raf.mod.uk/careers

Royal Bank of Scotland

At the Royal Bank of Scotland, we're building a better Bank for the future. That calls for the fresh thinking of apprentices, interns and graduates. Through our Early Careers Programmes you can shape our future success.

Website:  uk.jobs.rbs.com/pages/graduates#

Royal Navy

Further information to follow.

Website: www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

Santander

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.santander.co.uk

ScotGrad

Looking to kick-start your Graduate Career?

ScotGrad offers paid, 3-12 months, quantifiable projects with local, dynamic, growth-oriented businesses located across Scotland. Placements are advertised on a rolling basis throughout the year and are open to graduates of all disciplines up to 4 years after graduation, provided they have no more than 1 years' graduate-level work experience since their last qualification.

Website:  www.scotgrad.co.uk

Scott Logic

Scott Logic is a vibrant and expanding UK-based technology consultancy that provides our clients with the very best of bespoke software solutions. The quality of our services is defined by our people.

Everyone at Scott Logic as a passion for technology and for delivering truly innovative and sophisticated solutions through a collaborative approach.

As part of a team of intelligent and talented people you will work with diverse and forward-thinking global organisations. We offer a great working environment in all our office where the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. We operate in an open culture where team members thrive on mutual trust and support underpinned by a desire to deliver beyond our clients expectations.

We established the Graduate Programme several years ago as a first step into a career with Information Technology. Since its inception the programme has successfully provided a career path to working with exciting and technologically advanced client project and for others to progress into leadership roles. During the programme you will hone your software and consulting skills by undertaking technical development projects and accredited training.

Ideally you will have graduated in Computer Science however we also consider students with Mathematical and Physics degrees.

Website:  www.scottlogic.com

Search Consultancy Ltd

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.searchconsultancy.co.uk

Showcase The Street

Showcase the Street are a registered charity (SCO 23025) who operate street dance classes in over 30 locations all over Scotland and attracting up to 3000 children per week.

We are now developing a new facility in Dundee which as well as dance facilities has 2 indoor 3G football pitches and we are in the process of developing other facilities in Dundee and Angus.

We are always looking for suitable and qualified staff to deliver our growing list of programmes and activities either in a paid or voluntary capacity and feel their would be many opportunities for students to become involved within Showcase the Street.

Website:  www.showcasethestreet.co.uk

Skyscannner

Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site offering an unbiased, comprehensive and free flight search service, as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire.

We are offering graduate and internship opportunities in all our offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Barcelona, Miami, Singapore, Beijing and Shenzhen) in Technology and Marketing/Business.

Website:  www.skyscanner.net

 

Teach First

Teach First is an education charity that is committed to ensuring that no child's educational success is limited by their socioeconomic background. We recruit passionate and inspirational graduates to complete a two-year Leadership Development Programme. As part of which you will make a difference to the lives of young people, gain a fully-funded PGCE and develop many skills that a transferrable to any future career.

Website:  http://graduates.teachfirst.org.uk

Teach in Scotland

Further information to follow.

Website: www.teachinginscotland.com

Technip

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.technip.com

Tokheim

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.tokheim.com

Transport Scotland

Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland. As an agency of the Scottish Government, they are accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers.  Responsibilities include rail and trunk road networks, major public transport projects, national concessionary travel schemes, road safety, policy development, and ferries, ports and harbours. 

Transport Scotland will be recruiting for two graduates to join our accredited Graduate Training Scheme on a permanent basis. These jobs will be open to students graduating before Autumn 2014 and will commence as soon as studies are complete. We will also be recruiting for Summer Placement students for a period of up to 13 weeks to commence in June 2014.  These positions are open to students in all year groups. One Sandwich Placement of up to 50 weeks is also available to a student on a relevant sandwich course.

All positions will be open to students studying Civil Engineering or closely related subjects such as Highway and Transportation engineering, or Geotechnical engineering. Further information will be available on our website when the vacancies are live.

Website:  www.transportscotland.gov.uk/careers

University of Edinburgh

Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is consistently ranked as one of the top 50 universities in the world, and was placed 17th in the 2013/14 QS World University Rankings. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 31,000 students from 130 countries studying across more than 100 academic disciplines. 

Our thriving postgraduate community benefits from a strong commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching set against the University's inspiring research culture: the latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, while the latest UK Research Assessment Exercise judged 96% of our academic departments to be producing world-leading research.

Edinburgh was one of the first UK universities to develop commercial links with industry, government and the professions, and this year ranked 15th in the world for graduate employability.

Our outstanding facilities include Europe's third largest academic library, state-of-the-art research installations and an award-winning Centre for Sport and Exercise, all set against the backdrop of the vibrant and historic City of Edinburgh, a world heritage site, seat of the Scottish Parliament and home to the world's largest arts festival.

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk

University of Glasgow

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gla.ac.uk

University of Stirling

Further information to follow.

Website: www.stir.ac.uk 

University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is the oldest University in Scotland and the 3rd oldest in the UK. Consistently ranked amongst the top-5 universities in the UK, St Andrews is renowned for its teaching excellence and the impressive range of research conducted by our staff.

We have 21 departments offering over 75 taught Masters programmes and all departments offer PhD level courses too.

Most taught courses require 2 semesters of full-time study, followed by a period of research, which culminates in the submission of a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Our PhD programmes are normally 3 years duration but the majority of candidates complete a preparatory year-long programme first. Prospective research students are advised to contact the department of interest in the first instance.

Website:  www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg

University of Strathclyde

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.strath.ac.uk

Wild Packs Summer Camps

Dundee students, it’s never too early to start planning an American adventure with Wild Packs Summer Camps; we are now accepting applications for next summer! Spend 10 weeks working in the American sunshine teaching kids, making friends from all over the world and getting paid for the privilege!

Applications are online at www.wildpacks.com and are completely free to complete. For more information call 01383 435911 or email info@wildpacks.com

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