Employment Zone Jobs Board

Employment Zone

Employment Zone

 

Need a Part-time job?

Want an Internship?

Looking for a graduate role?

 

Employment Zone brings together our work placement programmes with graduate jobs and part-time vacancies. Our main jobs board features UK work placements and job opportunities. We've included some links below for information on other types of opportunities. 

For information on WOW, SPIN and Santander Internships, click here.

Click here now to access The Employment Zone Jobs Board 

Don’t be out of pocket!

Employability Bursary

Swansea University are committed to helping you develop your employability skills.

We don’t want you to be out-of-pocket if you’re completing voluntary or unpaid work, if you’re going to an interview the other side of the country, or if you need to buy specialist gear for a job. For any cost like this, you can apply for up to £100 to help your career.

 

Apply now via our simple online form for an Employability Bursary of up to £100.

Full guidance and information can be found here: Employability Bursary Guidance

Other Opportunities

Volunteering

Volunteering counts towards gaining the Swansea Employability Award as well as other employability awards available to students at Swansea University. Such awards are recorded in students' Higher Education Achievement Reports (HEAR). Click here for information on the various awards and the HEAR. See below for volunteering opportunities in Wales and the local Swansea area:

  • Discovery - Student Volunteering Swansea is a volunteer led charity that was established in 1966 by a group of hard working Swansea University students who wanted to make a difference in the local community. Today, they have over 25 different projects and more than 300 valued volunteers including our student trustees. The projects aim to enrich the lives of disadvantaged people through facilitating meaningful social activities and building positive relationships with community groups across the city. The work includes engaging children and young people from all backgrounds, individuals with additional needs and older people in the community. 
  • The Egypt Centre on campus needs volunteers, not only to look after the galleries on a daily basis but also to help with the many school parties that visit.  An interest in Egypt is not essential but it helps!
  • Neath Port Talbot Council for Voluntary Service are looking for volunteers to work with vulnerable families involved with Neath Port Talbot Children's Services, providing support on a weekly basis for a minimum of 2 hours. Applicants are especially welcomed from students of both genders who are studying Health and Social Care related subjects and who wish to gain work experience with a view to entering the caring professions. Email RosierG@nptcvs.org.uk for more information. 
  • Neath Port Talbot Council for Voluntary Service are also looking for volunteers to become Community Companions to offer friendship to people feeling lonely or isolated, or who need a bit of help getting out and about, or back into community life. To talk to someone about becoming a Community Companion please contact- Neath Port Talbot - Liz Randall, LizR@nptcvs.org.uk Bridgend – Tracy Evans, TracyEvans@bavo.org.uk
  • Crisis are currently looking for volunteers throughout South Wales. Want to end homelessness and learn about the charity sector? Enjoy working with people and want to make a difference? Crisis need help in our classrooms, office, admin and IT services, at events, fundraising and campaigns. Contact Victoria, Volunteer Coordinator on 07422 072906 or email Victoria.rodwell@crisis.org.uk for more information.
  • Citizens Advice Swansea Neath Port Talbot. Volunteers are at the heart of Citizens Advice in Swansea Neath Port Talbot. Without them the service simply wouldn’t exist. They play a key role in helping clients with a wealth of issues, such as benefits, debts, relationship advice, immigration, housing and many more. Citizens Advice offer comprehensive training for all volunteers.
  • Volunteering-wales.net is a brokering service funded by the Welsh Assembly Government to provide information on volunteering opportunities throughout Wales.
  • NewLink Wales supports the effectiveness of substance misuse services by linking volunteers to agencies, agencies to training and communities to services.
  • Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS), Involve exists as a partnership between Swansea Council for Voluntary Service and the City & County of Swansea Social Services Department.  Involve recruits, vets and trains volunteers to work with vulnerable children, young people, adults and families.
  • The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) is one of the largest voluntary organisations in the UK, and its work includes a number of projects in the local Swansea area.
  • SOVA Cymru/Wales - Supporting Others through Volunteer Action, Sova provides a wide range of services helping offenders and ex-offenders to stay out of trouble, getting people into training and jobs, and enabling people to rebuild their families and personal relationships.

Volunteering also counts towards gaining the Swansea Employability Award as well as other employability awards available to students at Swansea University.  Such awards are recorded in students' Higher Education Achievement Reports (HEAR).  Click here for information on the various awards and the HEAR.

International opportunities

Are you thinking about working abroad? Perhaps you are interested in taking part in a Summer programme overseas...There are many different options available to you as a Swansea student and the Go Global Team in the International Development Office can help you find out more.

Other information on living and working abroad:

Work Placement Programmes

The Employment Zone team run a hugely successful work placement programme for paid internships, graduate placements and voluntary roles. All our placements are either paid, or a bursary is available. They're all advertised on Employment Zone, and are a great way to explore your career path.

Click here for information on our work placement programmes.

Don't forget you can use your experiences to work towards the SEA Award

Other recruitment information

There are so many different types of jobs board on the internet. Here are some ideas to get you started: 

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Where to find jobs

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Work Placement Programmes

The Employment Zone team run a hugely successful work placement programme for paid internships, graduate placements and voluntary roles. All our placements are either paid, or a bursary is available. They're all advertised on Employment Zone, and are a great way to explore your career path.

Click here for information on our work placement programmes.

Don't forget you can use your experiences to work towards the SEA Award

Your Employment Zone

We do our very best to make sure that all our opportunities are relevant, appropriate and up-to-date, but if you see anything that doesn't look right, please email us and let us know.

Students' Union Jobs

Part time vacancies in the Students' Union for work at bars and events can be applied for just here: https://www.swansea-union.co.uk/about/vacancies/

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