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.
Get in touch
If you have any queries, please contact us: email@example.com.
Over 1,000 students attended our in-person careers fair in early 2022. We are taking bookings for our Autumn fairs now, so that you can get in front of our brilliant students.
Employer Showcase - 2 day event
Wednesday 19 October and Thursday 20 October, 12 noon to 4 pm
Open to all recruiters from all industry sectors looking to promote graduate vacancies, internships and work experience opportunities.
The Law Fair
Thursday 13 October, 12 noon to 3 pm
Run in conjunction with the Law School, the event will be held at Wills Memorial Building. The fair is open to law firms, barristers' chambers of all sizes and education providers. Small and medium-sized firms are welcome. This event is an excellent way to raise your profile on campus and promote your vacation schemes, training contract, pupillages and further education.
Pricing (inc VAT)
Sponsorship: The sponsorship package includes a variety of additional opportunities for engaging with students and the University of Bristol.: £1000
2 Roller Banner Stand: A stand with a table and space for a roller banner either side: £500
3 to 4m pop-up Stand: A larger pitch with enough room for a full pop-up background stand to help you stand out even more: £600
We really value your partnership at Bristol and want to thank you for your continued support for our students. In recognition of this, we will be hosting a series of welcome-back brunches at our careers fairs. We recognise for many of you this will mark your first physical return to campus for a while and we look forward to welcoming you back, as do our students
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.
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
Email us if you would like to book an employer takeover
On-campus promotions are a great way to raise awareness of your brand and your recruitment opportunities to students.
On-campus promos start from £900 (inc VAT).
Email us if you would like to book an employer promo
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.
Email us if you would like to discuss delivering a session
- £100: event listing and free targeted email to up to six courses of your choice.
Ideal if you want to externally host/moderate the session on your own platform or website.
- £200: virtual event fully hosted and facilitated by the Careers Service. Includes on the day support and moderation, as well as event listing, targeted email and follow up event data.
£200: in-person event on-campus
For employers wanting to book an in-person event either at the Careers Service or in a lecture theatre/room on campus.
Online communication channels
This year, we have created some new ways for you 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.
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
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
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 internship programme is currently closed for the summer. Please contact us if you’d like to be notified when we open the scheme in the Autumn: email@example.com
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 Autumn.
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 main Autumn events. Please contact us if you would like to be included.
Are you an SME?
Our students want to meet employers of 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Host an intern
We support start-ups and SMEs with funded internships under our SME Internship Scheme
Contact: email@example.com to find out more.