Students

Find out about employers

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Browse organisations in MyFuture

MyFuture is where we place all of the work experience and graduate opportunities notified to us. These are the employers targeting you as a Bath student.  Log into MyFuture and go to Browse organisations. The list is arranged  by business sector. Since this is an historical archive not all employers will have current vacancies but you will be able to see the frequency of their advertising e.g. once or several times a year.

Generating your own list of employers

Our Finding a graduate job guide (campus only) explains some strategies for looking for employers especially those who do not normally offer graduate training schemes, and how you can make your own contacts through developing your networks including some advice on how to use LinkedIn and Twitter.

Catalogue

Our catalogue has two sections worth looking at:

Employer directories

Employer directories are available free of charge to collect from our office at the start of the academic year. Some are general and others are for specific sectors. We normally receive free directories from these publishers:

Library

The University Library has a range of company and financial resources covering the UK and overseas which you can use.

See the Library's Management webpage for links to company reports and histories as well sector market research reports which detail key companies.

The Library's guide Using business databases to prepare for job interviews has some useful examples of the types of search you can do:

  • Searching for UK companies by location and industry using Keynote.
  • Locating international companies by industry using Hoovers.
  • Searching for company profiles, industry profiles and lifestyle reports with Marketline and Passport.
  • Finding press coverage of companies and key personalities using Nexis.

Other resources

Other careers resources that could identify potential employers include:

How to avoid job fraud

Are you suspicious about a job advert you have seen or an offer you have received? For advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of an employment scam, or getting involved in unlawful activities, read our guide How to avoid job fraud.