Information for employers
We offer on-campus events and activities for employers of all sizes, as well as new ways to engage with our students online.
Advertise your opportunities
Post your opportunities on our online jobs portal, which reaches over 30,000 students and recent graduates - free of charge.
We offer a range of in-person and virtual events to help you engage with our students. Our employer event service offers you the flexibility to create a tailored event that suits your recruitment needs. Events can be hosted on-campus or online via Zoom or your own platform.
Employer presentations (virtual and in-person)
Virtual : £250
An online presentation held on zoom or a similar virtual conferencing platform. Package includes: creation and set up of virtual event and sign-up management; event listing and promotion including a targeted email to up to six departments; event moderation and support on the day, as well as a follow up attendance report.
In-person : £350
An in-person presentation on campus. This includes room booking and event publicity in the form of an event listing and a target mail to up to six departments prior to the event. We will also manage event sign-up and be on hand on the day to set up the room, sign students in, and assist with the event itself. Detailed attendance report also provided following the event.
On-campus promotions are a great way to raise awareness of your brand and your recruitment opportunities to students.
On Campus Promotional Event (£900) - An on-campus activation / brand promotion. Includes a high footfall pitch in the centre of the campus / various locations offered. Fully supported sign off including Health & Safety and Risk Assessment documentation, as well as assistance with siting and pitch set up (all pitches include power). Managed event promotion also included - event listing and target email prior to the event
On Campus Promotional Event (£1100) - As above but featuring any type of food installation (price includes compensation supplement for our on-site food and beverage vendors)
Employer-led skills sessions
Equip students with the right skills to best prepare them for the recruitment process and the professional workplace. Support students to apply and compete within your sector and share insights into your selection processes. Feedback suggests that students respond well to employer-led sessions when the content is applicable across multiple sectors.
Focused on student development, skills sessions are free to run and open to all University of Bristol students.
The Careers Service, at the heart of the campus, is now available to book for drop-ins, networking, promotions and more
Morning or afternoon: £400 inc VAT / All day: £600 inc VAT
Event promotion packages
We offer tailored promotional packages for both in-person and virtual events that you are hosting yourselves, to publicise your activity to our students.
- Event promotion Package 1, £150: online event listing and free targeted email to up to six departments of your choice
- Event Promotion Package 2, £100: online event listing and free targeted email to up to three departments of your choice
- Event Promotion Package 3, £50: online event listing only
Our in-person career fairs connect our engaged, proactive students with employers of all sizes from a diverse range of sectors. By popular demand, our employer brunches will be back at our fairs this year, providing an excellent opportunity to network with other employers and university colleagues. We look forward to seeing you there!
Get Hired - save the date
Get Hired, our flagship spring career fair is taking place on Wednesday 1 May 2024 at the Bristol Beacon, between 12 noon and 4 pm.
Complimentary lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout, and each stand includes power.
If you are interested in being contacted when the booking form opens, please email the Employer Engagement Team - email@example.com.
Online communication channels
This year, we have created some new ways for you to engage with our students online.
Feature in our newsletters
We have a space dedicated to employer activity and events in our fortnightly YourCareer newsletter that reaches over 33,000 students, as well as opportunities to feed into bespoke emails to key student groups
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your options.
Send a target email
Target emails have proved to be an effective method to improve application numbers for vacancies and increase event sign-up. Target up to 6 departments or schools within a specific year group to get the right information to the right students. Prices range from £60 to £360 (incl VAT)
Write a guest blog
The Careers Service blog is made up of expert careers advice and student and graduate stories. It receives over 46,000 views a year and is one of the most visited areas of our website.
If you have a University of Bristol alumnus or recent graduate in your company, ask them to write a guest blog for us. It is an excellent opportunity for them to give insight into your sector, share top tips to their peers on getting into the industry and touch on their university experience and how it prepared them for life after Uni
Contact email@example.com to find out how to write a blog with us.
Engage with us on socials
Other ways to engage
Endorse the Bristol PLUS Award
Develop a relationship and raise your profile with Bristol’s brightest students by endorsing the Bristol PLUS Award
You can find out more in our endorsing organisations guide.
Our community engagement opportunities support charities to collaborate with our students on volunteering and problem-solving work. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how our students can help you.
SME Internship Scheme
Our SME Internship Scheme supports smaller organisations to provide valuable internships to our students.
What matters to our students?
Our students are engaged and proactive and care about making a positive difference in society. We’re exploring how we can work with you to share your approaches with our students.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion
Our students actively seek out diverse and inclusive organisations when researching the types of places they would like to work. If you are proud of your organisation’s work around diversity and inclusion, please contact us to talk about how we work together on events this term.
Over 500 students attended our Sustainable Careers Spotlights in Spring 22, proving that careers in sustainability are a key area of interest to our students. We look at ways to highlight and focus on organisations making a difference in these areas through our upcoming events. Please contact us if you would like to be included.
Are you an SME?
Our students want to meet employers of different sizes. We offer great discounts to smaller organisations and a dedicated team to offer advice on the best ways for you to engage.
Please get in touch: email@example.com.
Host an intern
We support start-ups and SMEs with funded internships under our SME Internship Scheme.