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Employers

Durham University is ranked in the Top 40 globally for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings 2018), and is in the Top 10 UK institutions targeted by leading graduate recruiters (High Fliers 2018). Durham also has the highest graduate recruitment rate of any UK university (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Longitudinal Survey 2016).

The Careers and Enterprise Centre has close links with international, national and local employers and runs a number of employer-led events throughout the academic year, allowing you to find out more about career opportunities and work experience in a broad range of sectors.

At Durham you will have the opportunity to:

  • Come along to career fairs where you can meet employers, talk to Durham alumni about their careers and find out about employment and work experience opportunities with some of the UK’s biggest graduate recruiters
  • Attend career forums, presentations or recruitment events with graduate recruiters, professional bodies and voluntary organisations
  • Use our online jobs board to search for graduate jobs, internships, placements and local part-time jobs
  • Receive weekly emails highlighting employer events and job opportunities directly to your inbox.

Careers and Enterprise facilitate over 200 employer-led events on campus each year with over 100 different employers, including Nissan, TeachFirst, PwC, TPP, the Army, Herbert Smith Freehills, Newton Europe and many more.

Find out more about the careers Durham graduates continue on to and the companies they work for at What Durham Graduates Do