CAREERS BLOG: Employers on Campus – companies students want to work for

With companies on campus, from employers in residence to employer presentations, workshops and fairs, many students will be asking to question of whether these are the companies students want to work for.

Since October 2011 until the end of the current term 29 out of the Job Crowd Top 100 Companies for Graduates to work for, hosted an event on our campus with a further 16 posting opportunities on our Interactive Careers Service page.

In addition to this 27 out of the Top 50  Placement and Internship Employers Table 2012-13 (including 8 of the Top 10), a further 3 posting opportunities and ASOS writing us a guest blog on Dress to impress for your interview.

Not interested in placements or internships with big employers? Then you may be interested in 3 of the top 10 Medium-sized employers that visited campus in recent times instead.  

With more employers visiting campus this term and next this is your opportunity to take advantage of what employers have to offer at presentations, workshops to develop skills applicable to the workplace, as well as fairs and employers in residence offering you the opportunity to network and gain hints and tips on applications. We know the job market is tough at the moment, so why not give yourself an advantage over the rest of the crowd by taking advantage of the opportunities on offer.

Upcoming events next week

  • Monday 19th November – Universum: Talent Network for International Students
  • Wednesday 21st November – Launch Your Financial Career! With the Bloomberg Institute
  • Thursday 22nd November – Looking for a Career in the Artworld? with Sotheby’s Institute of Art

These are just three of the many employer events we host weekly. To see all the employer events as well as how to sign up to these events check out our Interactive Careers Service  Log in using your York username and password and under the Bookings tab, search our events.  You can also keep up to date with all things Careers including employer and Careers run events, talks and presentations Like our Facebook page and Follow us on Twitter.

About The Job Crowd Top 100 companies for graduates to work for

The top companies for graduates to work for in 2012/13 is an employer rankings based entirely on thousands of reviews written on by employees in the first 3 years of work at hundreds of UK graduate employers. The guide tells you who the Top 100 companies are, it tells you what makes them such great employers and it gives you all the details you need to find out more. It also contains infographic summaries for all the leading graduate careers as well as great advice and tips – all based on the experiences of actual graduate employees.

About the Top placement and internships employers 2012-13

First set up in 2007, this guide is designed to showcase the best employers when it comes to placements and internships, the Guide is uniquely based on reviews submitted y students on The guide gives you advice, information and, alongside, just about everything a career-minded student like you will need to find a placement or internship.

Copies of The Job Crowd Top 100, Top placement and interships, as well as other publications, such as The Times Top 100 amongst many others, are available free from Careers, so come in and grab a copy.