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Recruiting Students

Recruiting students

We are dedicated to helping employers meet their recruitment needs. Give your business a unique opportunity to attract some of the North West's best students and graduates, and tap into the talent and skills that they can offer.

Employer Advantage vacancy promotion service reaches over 70,000 University of Salford students and graduates.

Opportunities that can be promoted include: 

  • Part-time job vacancies
  • Graduate vacancies
  • Vacation period work (Christmas/Easter/Summer holidays)
  • Year-long Industrial Placements
  • Summer Placements
  • Volunteering opportunities

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Read our policy for more information on the type of employers, vacancies and information that can be promoted, and information on employing international students.

Recruitment fairs run throughout the year and are a great way for employers to meet students and graduates face to face. The Twitter hashtag for all the events is #UoSCareersFairs and @UoSCareers

School of the Built Environment Careers Fair 

18 October 2017 - bookings closed

Salford Business School Careers Fair 

08 November 2017 - bookings closed

Computing, Science & Engineering Careers Fair

22 November 2017 - bookings closed

2018 Careers Fairs and Events

How to get a job in the Creative Industries 26 January 2018

Acoustics, Audio & Video Engineering Careers Fair

07 February 2018   

School of Health Sciences Careers Fair

08 February 2018 

School of Health & Society / Nursing Careers Fair

12 February 2018   - bookings closed
School of the Built Environment Careers Fair
(There is no employer stand cost or sponsorship package for this event)
07 March 2018 - bookings closed
School of Environment & Life Sciences Careers Fair
(There is no employer stand cost or sponsorship package for this event)
14 March 2018

Employer Stand Cost:

Medium/large business (Organisations with more than 251 employees) £100 + VAT
SME (Organisations with less than 250 employees) £50 + VAT
Third sector/public sector/Armed forces No charge

Each booking is allocated the following:

  • A 3m x 2m stand space for your display stand/panels. We are unable to provide a panel on the day.      
  • Use of a table and two chairs.      
  • Brief information about your company and vacancies displayed in a handout for all students attending the event.      
  • A listing on the event website with vacancy information and a link to your website.      

Please find the Terms and Conditions in relation to booking a space at a Careers event. 

Please note: we cannot reserve or guarantee you a parking space. Parking at the University in term time is very limited, and where possible you are encouraged to car share or use public transport to get to the venue. Click here for information on travelling to the University.  

Please contact: with any questions.


You can sponsor a recruitment event to raise the profile of your organisation with University of Salford staff and students and with other organisations. 

Sponsorship Package £500 + VAT includes:  

  • Premier listing with company logo on event website with vacancy information;      
  • Company logo displayed prominently on the cover of the fair guide and marketing  material (posters, emails, screensavers);      
  • Prominent  stand position in the exhibition hall;      
  • Free room hire for 1 year to conduct interviews and/or deliver presentations;      
  • Targeted emails to students groups e.g. specific courses, degree disciplines.      

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Funded student and graduate internships

The University of Salford has partnered with Santander to offer internship opportunities to University of Salford students and graduates.

The internships duration will be between 3 and 10 weeks with the intern working on a full-time or part-time basis. Full time positions are based on a 35 hour week.


Each intern under the Programme shall be paid a minimum of £300 per week based on a 35 hour week.

Santander Universities will contribute up to a maximum of £1,500 (one thousand five hundred pounds). Internships between 3 and 10 weeks will be part-funded by Santander at a rate of £150 per week to a maximum of £1,500, to be matched by the SME. These internships will not be fully funded at any point.

Employer eligibility: SMEs (small or medium sized businesses) employing less than 250 people, with a turnover of £50 million or less. They must be registered and based in the UK. Eligible organisations include companies, sole traders, partnerships and charities.

Start dates and duration: The start-dates can be flexible, but must begin before the end of October 2017.

More information

If you are a charity, a not-for-profit organisation (including social enterprises and public sector organisations), or a community group in the UK and would like to advertise a volunteering opportunity, please complete our Volunteering Opportunity Registration Form.  

Volunteering opportunities can then be promoted through our Employer Advantage vacancy promotion service. Read our policy for more information.

Contact HEDD (Higher Education Degree Datacheck) for verification of candidate qualifications and study.