Students & graduates

We are a professional recruitment agency run by Lancaster University that offers a specialised service to hiring managers, on and off campus, who are looking to appoint students and graduates into temporary or permanent positions.

Before you register

In order to register with the service you will need to upload a copy of your CV.

This will provide the basic information we need to help us match you to opportunities.

You should review the information we provide on how to prepare your CV before registering.

Students can access our guides and video resources through the Knowledge Bank.

Sign in using your normal ID and password.

Registering with the service

You can register online, providing some basic information and a copy of your CV.

Remember, a good CV is essential. Before you register, check that your CV meets the required standards.

Look at the tips we provide on writing an effective application.

If you want feedback on your CV before you register, you can Ask Careers using our online query service.

Or you can arrange to see Careers staff who will review your CV and suggest any improvements that may be required.

Preparing for interviews

We provide general information on interview skills on our website.

In addition Lancaster University students can access a range of specialised resources to help with interview preparation.

This includes videos, helpsheets, help with telephone and video interviews.

Graduates can continue to access these resources through the Alumni site.

Getting paid

If you were placed into work through the Employment & Recruitment Service, you must keep a record of the hours you work.

These should be submitted online for approval by your manager.

Your manager must approve this before the payroll cut-off date in order for you to be paid.

Log-in and submit your timesheet online through this link.

Employment regulations

The University advises that students do not work in excess of 20 hours per week during term time.

International students must also comply with their visa requirements.

For further information on employment regulations within the UK affecting international students, follow this link.

Staying Safe Searching for Jobs Online

If you are searching for jobs off campus and online, you need to be sure that the jobs you apply for are genuine and legal. SAFERjobs is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation designed to support job seekers with any suspected fraud, malpractice, or breach of legislation. SAFERjobs is supported by the DWP, BEIS, Metropolitan Police, and other government and industry organisations.

If you want advice and guidance on staying safe online or if have experienced any issues with online job offers, please visit their website: https://www.safer-jobs.com/advice.cfm