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 were welcome to attend this event FREE of Charge, and did not need to book to attend!

Organisations who attended the 2013 Careers Fair

ACCA

Further information to follow.

Website: www.accaglobal.com/graduates

 

2H Offshore

2H Offshore is an independent, global engineering contractor specialising in the design, structural analysis and integrity management of riser and conductor systems used in the drilling and production of offshore oil and gas reserves. With offices around the world, the most experienced riser engineers and by employing industry leading processes, we aim to provide the 'best in class' service to our customers. 2H Offshore is an Acteon group company.

Website:  www.2hoffshore.com/

ACE Winches

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.ace-winches.co.uk

Aldi

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.aldirecruitment.co.uk

Alliance Trust

Further information to follow.

Website: www.alliancetrust.co.uk

Army, The

If you are looking for a hands-on job with excitement and adventure, then a career in the Army could be for you.

It’s one of the most varied jobs there is. You may find yourself jungle training in Belize, parachute jumping at Brize Norton or training for operations in California and much more.

A career in the Army is not just about being on the frontline: we have over 200 different roles and you could work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

As well as the challenge, training and job satisfaction, there are a host of other benefits to an Army job:

  • Competitive rates of pay and regular pay rises
  • Skills and qualifications which are transferable to civilian life
  • 30 days’ leave plus bank holidays
  • Adventurous training expeditions worldwide
  • Access to free sports facilities including gym
  • Competitive pension
  • Low cost of living
  • Free dental and healthcare

Axis Shield

Further information to follow.

Website: www.axis-shield.com/

Bam Nuttall Ltd

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.bam.nuttall.co.uk

Barnetts

Sales Executive:  why not consider a career in one of the most dynamic and fun sales jobs in the UK  - The car industry.  Potential earning between £30,000 to £70,000 with promotion prospects to Sales Manager & Branch Manager roles.

Come along & find out more about this exciting opportunity with Barnetts Motor Group.

Websites: www.barnettsmotorgroup.co.uk

Bright Green Placements

Bright Green Placements is comprised of 3 types of paid student and graduate work experience programmes which run throughout the year. Students and graduates are placed in businesses throughout Scotland for 8-12 weeks full time on our Environmental Placement Programme (EPP) and STEP Classic.

Our Graduate STEP programme places graduates from all disciplines in a position up to 24 weeks. Placements include projects focusing on areas such as carbon management, resource efficiency, Environmental Management Systems, Science, Technology, Engineering, Marketing and Business.

These are paid programmes at £217 per week (Tax and NI free) and are provided support by our team via a mentor. The programmes offer students and graduates valuable work experience that will help them stand out in today’s competitive graduate pool.

Website:  www.brightgreenplacements.org.uk

BioDundee

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.biodundee.co.uk

Boots

As the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer and one of the country’s most trusted household names, Boots is evolving in the changing world of retail and our future looks very bright.

To help us succeed, we need a strong team of people who genuinely love driving business performance by creating “feel good” moments for customers and this is your opportunity to be one of our future business leaders.

On our Graduate Programme we have four exciting, involving and evolving areas of the business to choose from.

Our Retail Management Programme, develops you as a store leader capable of offering Boots customers the legendary experience they expect each time they walk into a store.

On our Brand, Buying and Marketing Programme you'll explore how to develop, source and market our renowned Boots’ brands, including No. 7 and Botanics, as well as a huge range of external brands.

The Finance Programme offers you more than just experience in financial accounting, management information and business partnering. You'll be part of the department that is leading the creation of the future in Boots. We’ll also fund a relevant financial qualification for you to develop further - plus give you the opportunity to work in an international role.

As part of our Technology Leadership Programme, you’ll be driving our IT solutions to meet the demands of this fast growing business now and in the future.

While a relevant business, retail or financial degree is ideal, what’s really important to us is your passion for retail and a real desire to drive us successfully into the future. Develop an amazing career with us and you'll soon realise why Boots is good for graduates.

Website:  www.boots.jobs/talentprogrammes

Carewatch Tayside

Carewatch Tayside is a provider of domicillary care we cover care in Dundee Perth and Angus. We are looking for staff to cover various shifts and would be interested in any students wishing to get work experience. We support service users with a wide range of disabilities such as physical, children and families, elderly and people with mental health issues.

Email:  jane.swan@carewatchtayside.co.uk

Charles River

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.criver.com

Campbell Dallas LLP

Campbell Dallas LLP is one of the most dynamic and progressive firms of independent Chartered Accountants in Scotland.  We believe that it is our responsibility to look after our clients needs, with clients viewing us very much as part of their own organisation, seeking strategic business advice from us.  We are the Scottish Associate of UHY International which has offices in over 80 countries worldwide.  At Campbell Dallas we believe that everyone makes their own future but we also believe that we have a responsibility to encourage each individual to maximise their potential.  We aim to provide you with the tools and experience to achieve the highest level possible.  We recruit the best and are looking for highly motivated individuals that are looking to begin and advance their careers.  By joining us, you will help to contribute to our success as well as working with some of the best in the profession. Campbell Dallas is therefore a dynamic and challenging career choice for ambitious graduates looking to develop a broad range of technical and personal skills.

We are looking for candidates who have a strong desire to progress with a career in Campbell Dallas, are good communicators, self motivated, have an open mind and are adaptable to change.  We are not restricted to only applicants with Accountancy related degrees, but will consider all graduate applicants on their own merits, but the minimum requirement is a 2:1 in the degree subject.  We also look for a minimum of 4 or 5 A or B level at Scottish Higher grade (or equivalent) – this must include English and Mathematics.

Vacancies: 3 CA Training contracts across Glasgow & Aberdeen offices

Closing Date: 31st October 2013

To Apply: www.becomeaca.org.uk/job/ca-training-vacancy-campbell-dallas-6.htm<http://www.becomeaca.org.uk/job/ca-training-vacancy-campbell-dallas-6.htm

Website: www.campbelldallas.co.uk<http://www.campbelldallas.co.uk

CIMA - Chartered Institute of Management Accoutants

Time For business

CIMA is the only professional body that qualifies accountants solely for business. It’s a proven path to fantastic career prospects and high earning potential. A CIMA qualification is highly regarded by leading organisations worldwide and could be your passport to global employability.

CIMA has taken the lead in developing the most relevant financial qualification for business today and is the preferred qualification of the world’s top employers. 

We work in partnership with organisations around the world to encourage and develop the support they offer to our students. With over 4,500 CIMA Training Quality Partners, you can find companies that are committed to supporting you throughout your CIMA studies; many also have internships and placements.

The road to CIMA membership is open to all, regardless of your educational background. CIMA’s flexible entry policy enables anyone with a passion to succeed in business the opportunity to study with CIMA.

Website:  www.cimaglobal.com ; Recruitment opportunities: http://myjobs.cimaglobal.com/

CIH Scotland (The Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland)

Our goal is simple – we want to transform lives. We want everyone to have a decent, affordable home in a thriving, safe community.  We passionately believe that our contribution as housing professionals is vital to making communities great places to live.  Therefore, our purpose is to provide everyone involved in housing with the advice, support and knowledge they need to be brilliant.

Website: www.cih.org/scotland

Cornerstone

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.cornerstone.org.uk

Dundee College

Cambridge CELTA at Dundee College

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work abroad? 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 College is 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.dundeecollege.ac.uk/CELTA

Edinburgh Napier University

We are one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with over 17,000 students including almost 4,000 international students from over 100 countries. We have over 140 relevant postgraduate and professional courses, including continuous professional development opportunities in:

  • The Business School
  • The Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries
  • The Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences

 As Edinburgh's Professional University:

  • 97.1% of our postgraduate graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2010/11).
  • The average salary for our postgraduate leavers in full-time work is £28,295 compared to £22,355 for an undergraduate (DLHE 2010/11).
  • We are the only UK Higher Education Institution to offer a programme, 'Confident Futures', aimed at developing skills sought by employers.

Website: www.napier.ac.uk/postgraduate

Enterprise Gym (The), University of Dundee

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.enterprise-gym.com

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Further information to follow.

Website: www.enterprisealive.co.uk

EQ Accountants

Further information to follow.

Website: www.eqaccountants.co.uk

GFI MAX

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gfimax.com/

Goodmoves/SCVO

Further information to follow.

Website: www.goodmoves.org.uk/

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University offers a stimulating, vibrant and accessible environment for learning, teaching and applied research. Nearly 17,000 students from the UK and abroad study at our campus in the centre of Glasgow, and we aim to provide an unbeatable student experience, high-quality education and valuable employability skills. We cover a wide range of disciplines within our schools of Business, Health, Life Sciences, Law and Social Sciences, Engineering & Computing and The Built and Natural Environment.

Glasgow Caledonian University is excited to announce GCU London – our specialist postgraduate centre in the heart of the City, offering a range of MBA and MSc programmes in Banking and Finance, Risk Management, International Fashion Marketing, Luxury Brand Marketing and International Project Management.

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs change the lives of blind and partially sighted people by allowing them the same freedom of movement and independence as sighted people. Guide Dogs receives no Government funding and is reliant solely on fundraising and donations.  There are approximately 1,000 full time members of staff and 10,000 volunteers within Guide Dogs.

Dundee University along with Abertay University is keen to set up a Guide Dogs society where students and other volunteers will be encouraged and assisted in fundraising for this very worthwhile cause, and to have fun and meet lots of new friends at the same time.   Most importantly there will be lots of Guide Dog puppies and also some working Guide Dogs to come along to help and to be fussed over.

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk

Havelock Europa PLC

For almost 50 years, Havelock Europa has been a key player in the interiors market, both in the UK and internationally. We provide a flexible approach that encompasses design, manufacture, kitting, logistics and installation of furniture. We supply products for the retail, financial services, education, health, corporate offices, accommodation and leisure sectors. We understand the sector-specific challenges our customers face and, by applying our experience, we create appropriate, innovative and affordable interior solutions.

Website: www.havelockeuropa.com

Henderson Loggie

 

Okay, so we’re not one of the ‘Big 4’. We don’t have a prestigious London address, and we can’t offer you international travel or glamorous pop star clients.

But look beyond our lack of glossy graduate brochure and you’ll find an ambitious firm, currently one of the top 4 independent firms in Scotland, with plans to grow the business, and we’re looking for the individuals who can help us achieve this.

You need to have a strong academic record but more importantly you’ll need the right skills and personal qualities which will ensure you can provide our wide range of clients with the highest quality service and professional advice.

  • Vacancies: 4 for Chartered Accountancy (CA) training
  • Closing date: Thursday 31st October
  • Degree: Minimum 2:1 degree, any subject
  • Applications: Via ICAS website – www.ca-training.co.uk

Website:  www.hendersonloggie.co.uk

Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

Further information to follow.

Website: www.hw.ac.uk

Hilton Worldwide Hotels Scotland

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.hiltonworldwide.com/careers

InternChina

InternChina are not like other internship agencies. With InternChina you will be matched with and will be able to get to know your potential host company before deciding whether to sign up to our internship programme! Our transparent application process, unbeatable value, genuine scholarship opportunities and absolutely no compromise on support on place in China means that we have been able to place over 1000 interns in China since 2007.

InternChina is the leading internship agency in China for students in Germany and many other mainland European countries, and despite placing several students from the University of Dundee over the last 3 years, until recently we have generally been something of a best kept secret for students and graduates in the UK. With our office in central Manchester and through our position as an approved supplier for the British Council’s Generation UK campaign, we aim to make our unique opportunities available to many more students from UK universities.

Website:  www.internchina.com

Johnson Matthey Battery Systems

JMBS, part of the Johnson Matthey group, is Europe’s largest independent designer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery systems. We deliver individual battery solutions for electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as high volumes of batteries for e-bikes, power tools and mobile technologies. We can also offer battery solutions for stationary energy storage applications. All these include state-of-the-art battery management systems. Based in Dundee, the JMBS business within Johnson Matthey routinely recruits for engineers (electrical, mechanical, quality) and other specialities related to our core business. Visit our website at http://axeon.com/Default.aspx for information about the business, and the Johnson Matthey website http://matthey.com/careers for more information about JM and opportunities in our many business areas throughout the globe.

JMBS

Milkround

Further information to follow.

Website: www.milkround.com

NCR

Further information to follow.

Website: www.ncr.com

Outplay Entertainment Ltd

Outplay Entertainment are a venture-backed developer with a mission to deliver innovative, engaging and massively enjoyable games across a wide range of social and mobile platforms.The immersive, vibrant and unique experiences Outplay create across iOS, Android and Facebook are enjoyed by millions every day. 

Website:  www.outplay.com

Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad are the largest provider of overseas volunteering placements and have over 20 years’ experience. We send over 8000 volunteers to the developing world each year.  Projects Abroad provide comprehensive support for our volunteers by employing trusted staff members in all of our destinations.  We organise your food, accommodation, medical and travel insurance, and match you with a worthwhile and challenging placement.  We pride ourselves on offering a huge variety of projects in areas as diverse as teaching, conservation, medicine & healthcare, language and many more.  We offer you flexibility, with placements ranging from two weeks to a year, so you can choose where you go, when you go and what you do. Our focus is on cultural exchange, finding ways for you to help local people, learning something new and having the experience of a lifetime!

If you would like information on what you can do and where you can go please call 01903 708300 or visit the website www.projects-abroad.co.uk

Queen's University Belfast

Further information to follow.

Website: http://www.qub.ac.uk 

Right Recruitment

Further information to follow.

Email: kjeffkyns@right-recruitment.co.uk

Royal Air Force

Further information to follow.

Website: www.raf.mod.uk/careers

Royal Mail

Royal Mail makes commerce happen by connecting companies, customers and communities across the UK. We’re in the midst of one of the country’s largest transformation programmes, as we adapt a network, traditionally focussed on letters, to one which is handling more and more parcels.

Our Programmes

Our graduate programmes are structured to equip you to be a future leader in our radically changing business. There are two distinct routes.

For graduates who really want to get stuck in, there’s our Operations, Logistics, Central Operations, International and Engineering programmes. Here you’ll learn on the job in one of our centres nationwide.

Alternatively, you can join one of our corporate functions: Commercial, HR, Technology or Finance. This side of the business is no less challenging as our teams are breaking new ground all the time.

Which Programme’s for you?

  • Operations Programme
  • Logistics Programme
  • Central Operations
  • Engineering
  • Commercial Programme
  • Finance Programme
  • HR Programme
  • Technology Programme
  • International Programme

Website: www.royalmailgroup.com/graduates

Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is looking for intelligent, well motivated men and women with good leadership potential to become officers. The sheer diversity of the roles and responsibilities we offer provide unique career opportunities and experience. As a naval officer, you could be manoeuvring a frigate through the Suez Canal, piloting a helicopter, supervising the repair of submarine nuclear propulsion plant or providing emergency medical care. And in all cases you will have management responsibility for personnel and equipment.

Our career structure is designed to maximise your potential, offering you a wealth of challenges, responsibility and rewards. Our training is second to none. Alongside seamanship skills and learning to handle sophisticated technology, you’ll learn how to handle yourself – and other people, and in the process you will encounter more people and places than most do in a lifetime.

Website: www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

Saltire Foundation, The

The Saltire Foundation exists to find, fuel and spark our next generation of business leaders.  Our world-class undergraduate internship programme offers some of the most talented penultimate students from Scottish universities the opportunity to intern with leading global and entrepreneurial companies around the world.

All our internships are fully funded.  Internships outside Scotland include flights, accommodation, insurance and a weekly stipend to cover expenses.  Internships within Scotland are paid at the living wage or above.  We welcome applications from penultimate year students with masses of potential from all academic backgrounds. 

Our interns or Saltire Scholars join an inclusive network of over 500 alumni making a significant impact on the Scottish economy.

Ready for the opportunity of a lifetime?

Website: www.saltirefoundation.com

ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses (formerly TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme)

Want to gain tangible work experience when you graduate? Interested in working for a Small to Medium sized enterprise?

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 graduation.

Website:  www.scotgrad.co.uk

Skyscanner

Want to join the world’s fastest-growing travel search company?  Skyscanner is a leader in its field.  We’re no.1 in Europe and now we’re taking on the world. Sounds good, doesn’t it?  

We are proud to employ the best in the business, but as we grow our global operations we need more brilliant people to join our teams in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Singapore, Beijing and Miami.

We've expanded rapidly over the last few years, maintaining a start-up feel our colourful offices reflect our way of working, as does the strong team culture with off-site days, nights out, team lunches and pub visits.

Website:  www.skyscanner.net

Study Options

Study Options is the official representative in the UK of 26 Australian and New Zealand universities. We provide free information and advice on the courses that are available, entry requirements, tuition fees, scholarships, accommodation and visas. We are also able to assist students with their applications to the universities and are here to make sure that the process is as straight forward and stress-free as possible. We are the only organisation in the UK that focuses solely on Australian and New Zealand education.

Website:  www.studying-in-australia.org/

Teach First

Teach First is an independent charity aimed at addressing one of the UK’s most damaging social issues – educational disadvantage. We recruit exceptional graduates and experienced professionals into a two-year leadership development programme during which they become inspirational classroom teachers in schools facing challenging circumstances across England. Teach First trains and supports these extraordinary people as they find their voice as teachers, mentors and role models to young people whose life opportunities are defined by the quality of the education they receive.  At the same time Teach First provides its participants with opportunities to develop their own potential through skills training, leadership development and exposure to leading organisations across the spectrum of education, business and the third sector.

Website: www.teachfirst.org.uk

Teach in Scotland

Our Student Teacher Recruitment Team at the Teach in Scotland Stand provides helpful guidance and advice on entry requirements to individuals (graduates,students, general public, career changers) interested in becoming a Primary or Secondary teacher in Scotland's schools.

By choosing a career in teaching you will find that working with young people can be an exciting, rewarding and enjoyable experience every day.

There are excellent opportunities for career progression with competitive salary and employment  benefits.

Website: www.teachinginscotland.com

Technip

Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry. From the deepest subsea oil and gas developments to the largest and most complex Offshore and Onshore infrastructures, our 38,000 people are constantly offering the best solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the world’s energy challenges.

Present in 48 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.

Technip UK is at the core of the oil and gas industry and offers exciting opportunities for Graduates to become part of the dynamic subsea sector.  

Website:  www.technip.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 - www.transportscotland.gov.uk/careers  when the vacancies are live.

University of Aberdeen

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.abdn.ac.uk/postgrad

University of Abertay

Probably best known for our world-leading computer games and computer arts degrees, we also offer a wide variety of other subject areas. Abertay isn’t just a great place to be a student – the University is also home to world leading research teams, whose discoveries are hailed internationally. We are the top rated university in Scotland for environmental science research, with leading edge initiatives such as the Abertay Centre for the Environment promoting ‘green’ business practices.  Every year, over 1000 new students choose to study at Abertay and our location, facilities and our friendly, supportive environment are just some of the reasons why.

Website:  www.abertay.ac.uk

University of Edinburgh

A centre of academic excellence for over 400 years, and located in the heart of Scotland's capital city, the University of Edinburgh is a world-class institution, aiming to attract the best students and staff from around the globe. This year, the University was placed 17th  in the world and 6th in Europe in the QS World University Rankings. With 31,000 students from over 130 countries, Edinburgh is also one of the largest UK universities, offering a vibrant and cosmopolitan environment for living and learning. The University is made up of three colleges, Humanities & Social Science, Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, and Science & Engineering, and offers one of the widest subject spreads in the UK. We offer more than 300 taught postgraduate programmes, including a growing number via online distance learning, and research opportunities are available in all our academic disciplines.   

Website: www.ed.ac.uk

University of Glasgow

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gla.ac.uk

University of St Andrews

Further information to follow.

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

University of Stirling

Further information to follow.

Website: www.stir.ac.uk 

Wild Packs Summer Camps

How was your summer? If you’re hoping that the summer of 2014 will be rewarding, sunny and fun then working at an American Summer Camp should be right up your street! Wild Packs Summer Camps have started our 2014 season with a bang, even though its only October placements have already started!

Come chat to us and we can start planning the summer of your dreams, today! Applications are free to submit. 

Website: www.wildpacks.com

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