The University of Kent Online Vacancy Database

 

What graduate employers look for

All vacancies sent to the Careers and Employability Service by employers, whether for graduate jobs, sandwich placements or vacation work/internships are entered on this database which offers:

 

Employers notifying vacancies are often specifically targeting Kent graduates, so competition for jobs is lower than on other vacancy sites.

From the “search vacancies” button on the dashboard you can search the database by:

You can then refine your search results by:

If you register, you will be able to:

On registering you will be asked to create a username & password to be used on this system: this is separate from your University username and password.

Go to “Edit email prefs” under “Personal Details” on the dashboard to set up your email notifications for the jobs and locations that you want to work in.

Click here to view the vacancies

http://kent.prospects.ac.uk

 

The database also includes a limited amount of information on postgraduate study opportunities and scholarships, which are listed under “Graduate Vacancies”. However, you will find much more extensive listings of postgraduate study opportunities at http://www.prospects.ac.uk/search_courses.htm and at www.postgrad.com

Other useful information on the job market:

National Insurance Numbers

Everybody needs a National Insurance number to work in the UK, whether they are a British, EU or non-EU citizen. You can find information about how to get one at the DirectGov website http://bit.ly/cCTzb8
The Kent Union Job Shop also has advice at www.kentunion.co.uk/jobs/nationalinsurance

Our CAREERS NEWSLETTERS and VACANCY EMAILS

Are now at http://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/files/newsletters.html

If you are an employer who would like to add a vacancy to the database

First, please see our Employers' page www.kent.ac.uk/careers/employers.htm which includes our vacancy handling policy www.kent.ac.uk/careers/vacs/vacancyhandling.htm

You can register to add your vacancies at http://employer.kent.prospects.ac.uk