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North East Jobs

Many Newcastle University graduates choose to start their careers in the North East. If you want to work in the North East, you can find links to local vacancies in this section.

Searching locally

Local newspapers are often a good source of vacancy information, for example:

  • Evening Chronicle – has employment news and information about companies that are recruiting.
  • Northern Echo – business section includes news stories on North-East businesses

Find local organisations on MyCareer - click on ‘search organisations’ under the Vacancies tab.

The North East Evidence Hub publishes information on the labour market in the North East. This includes employment statistics and trends.

According to the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, there are four areas of focus for growth in the region. These are: advanced manufacturing, digital technology, energy and health and life sciences.

Search online

Use these websites to conduct an online job search:

Newcastle University opportunities

Find job opportunities within the University:

Public sector jobs

The public sector includes education, the NHS and public administration. There is a large hub for this sector located in the North East.

You can look for vacancies on these websites advertising public sector jobs:

Recruitment agencies in the North East

Recruitment agencies can be useful for finding graduate jobs in the North East. These tend to be for immediate start positions. It's worth registering with one or two agencies towards the end of your course.

Agencies in the North East include:

Finding companies to contact

Not all vacancies are advertised. Many people create their own jobs through making contacts and networking.

Identify a company you'd like to work for you and approach them about possible vacancies. Make an initial phone call or email and then follow up with a CV and covering letter.