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Recruiting talent

Recruit our graduates and students, and you will benefit from talent that comes equipped for the challenges of the workplace.  

Many of our academic programmes offer industrial placements enabling our graduates to quickly find their feet in the world of employment. The Manchester Leadership Programme boosts employability through a mix of taught academic programme and volunteering  

Alongside this, our award-winning Careers Service provides students with skills development workshops, mentoring and volunteering opportunities. The Careers Service maintains contact with graduates for two years after they have left us, ensuring a broad pool of talent for you to choose from.

We work in partnership with organisations, from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinational corporations, offering you a wide variety of talented recruits to assist your business's growth and progress.

Placements, internships and recruitment services

We have a dedicated Careers and Employability Division that runs many innovative projects and services that you can use to reach, meet and recruit some of the country's finest graduate talent. You can:

  • advertise vacancies free of charge through our CareersLink service
  • benefit from our advice on your student and graduate recruitment strategy
  • meet students on campus and make academic contacts
  • attend careers fairs attended by 15,000 graduates
  • run workshops and events for groups, or mentor an individual student
  • make appointments for part-time/casual work, short-term projects or longer industrial placements.

Recruiting talent case study

Rolls-Royce was able to recruit talent by offering student and graduate placements and engaging with these prospective employees on campus. Download our recruiting talent case study (PDF document, 796KB) to find out more.

Recruiting graduates and students for internships, placements and jobs is easy at Manchester. Contact the Careers Service’s Employer Liaison Team to find out how we can help you.

General enquiries

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 2828

If you know what service you require, contact the relevant person from the list on the Careers Service’s Employer Liaison Team website