Careers Service information for employers
The Employer Services team within the Careers Service can help employers to connect with University of Bath students and recent graduates.
Our small, friendly team coordinate all of the cross-university employer activity on campus from the large Autumn Careers Fair through to parade stands and target emails. We work closely with a wide variety of employers, helping you to connect with our students and recent graduates.
Are you hoping to raise your profile or are you targeting a specific cohort? Get in touch for recommendations on how to work with our students.
Contact us to request more information on our pricing and availability. We look forward to working with you.
We advertise your opportunities online through our Recruit@Bath system all year round. You will need to register if you haven't used the system before.
For more information on what we advertise and our procedures, see our vacancy handling policy.
Dates for our campus events
Spring 2020: 3 February – 27 March - bookings now open
Autumn 2020: 28 September – 27 November – bookings to open from March 2020
These dates are planned to fit in with semester dates and around students' assessments in January and May.
Recruiting on campus
Employer presentations are a major feature of our high profile programme for promoting graduate jobs. A presentation gives you an opportunity to meet students informally, and to promote opportunities within your organisation.
- Lunchtime presentations are held in a lecture theatre on campus between 1.15pm and 2.05pm.
- Evening presentations can be held on campus or in one of the hotels in town. Suggested start time is 6.30pm on campus, and 7pm off campus.
Advertising for your presentation or event is included in the cost of our administration charges.
Students sign up through our intranet so that you will know how many students to expect.
Booking is by invitation after discussion with us. We will look to ensure that your event does not clash with another aimed at the same students (wherever possible).
Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
We are happy to arrange interviews and drop-in sessions in our new Manvers Street premises, subject to room availability. We will publicise your event, arrange interviewing rooms, draw up interview schedules where appropriate.
Please contact us for further information. Please let us know if any external candidates (i.e. those who are not University of Bath students) have special needs.
Skills development programme
Each semester we run a popular programme of skills and occupational workshops. These give students opportunities to develop their employability alongside their academic curriculum. These activities can form part of students' optional Personal Development Planning (PDP).
Delivering a skills workshop or an occupational talk is an excellent way to raise your profile on campus, and because you are offering a service there is no administration charge.
Students sign up with us online, so you will know how many students to expect.
If you would like to run a workshop, please contact the Employer Services Team.
Fairs provide an excellent opportunity for you to meet a wide range of students from all disciplines and years. For further details please contact Victoria Houston, our Careers Fairs Organiser on 01225 383211 or email V.Houston@bath.ac.uk.
Autumn Careers & Placements Fair
The 2019 fair will be held on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October. Further details from late March 2019.
The 2018 fair was held on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October. The Friday of the fair this year was STEM-specific.
This is our main fair each year, attracting over 5,000 students from all years and disciplines. We hosted more than 200 employers over the two days.
Following the success of our Autumn Careers and Placements Fair, the University of Bath Careers Service hosted a specific Law Careers Fair for the first time on 21 November 2019. Whilst the University does not offer Law, we often have Law firms and providers of the CPE and GDL active on campus, and we have a growing Student Law Society. The event will be promoted to all years & disciplines via an App and internally including social media channels.
Summer Opportunities Fair
The fair will be held on Thursday 12 March on campus, 10am to 3pm.
The Summer Opportunities Fair is where employers and providers can promote their summer work experience, internship, volunteering or travel programmes to the students of Bath, and this year also employers looking for students graduating in May looking for graduate internships or full-time permanent work (spaces for the latter will be limited). The Fair provides a showcase for students to research and identify opportunities available to them in the summer months, whether they are returning in October - or for some - leaving University and starting full-time work.
Advertising and sponsorship
We offer a range of options and packages including:
- digital advertising
- web page sponsorship
- target emailing
Contact us for more information about availability and pricing.
Promoting your information
Students can browse by business sector the organisations that are registered and approved in our Recruit@Bath system. Please ask if you want to update your information or check if your organisation is included.
Please note that:
- We reserve the right to use our discretion to accept, store, link to or display employer material.
- We do not usually hold physical information for employers.
- We will decide the length of time the material is stored or a link provided.
- We reserve the right to hold information about providers written by third parties, including press articles, reports written by students on selection experiences and work experience, and reports by careers staff following employer meetings.