Graduate Jobs and Career Advice
As a graduate, finding the right job after university can be a daunting task.
Fast track your career National Graduate Development Programme
The NGDP is a national initiative run by the Local Government Association in partnership with Local Authorities with the aim of attracting talented young people into local government careers.
You will work on issues that matter, gaining insight into the front line, operational delivery and corporate management of council services. while building your career in the public sector, the largest employer in the UK. Over a two-year period, the NMTs at Redbridge undertake a range of challenging work placements, complimented by a Post Graduate Diploma in Local Government Management at Warwick Business School, national training events and extensive support.
There are a number of useful websites that are designed to make the search easier and offer some great careers advice including:
- Whether or not to do an internship
- What work experience is best
- Why undertaking voluntary work can really benefit your CV
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If you are preparing for an upcoming assessment do check the guidance provided by the graduate provider/employer. There are a range of free Numerical, Verbal and Logical Reasoning practice tests out there, but do check first to ensure that you prepare for the correct tests.
Most also offer help and top tips on CV writing, reasoning tests and assessment centres.
As a graduate you will have automatically joined your university’s “alumni network”. As a member you may be able to access a range of support, advice, volunteering and networking opportunities as you embark on your next steps. Enquire with your university’s alumni team or employability service for further information.
Search for graduate jobs and internships with employers who are disability confidence and promote diversity in the workplace.
- Rare Recruitment - graduate recruitment for BAME (check only BAME) graduates
- My Plus Students Club - disability confident employers, guidance and resources on how to apply with a disability including advice on disclosure and adjustments
- Diversity in Future Leadership event -An inclusive event to help connect diverse students and graduates with leading employers
Graduate recruitment agencies:
Considering Post-Graduate Study?
There are a range of different options to take when looking for a Graduate role including Internships, Graduate schemes or general graduate roles. To discuss your options in more detail, book an appointment to see a Work Redbridge Advisor Register with Work Redbridge to arrange an appointment.