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Recruiting our students


Whether you are seeking to fill graduate and specialist roles or if you just need some help part-time, the Careers and Employability Service can help you with your requirements.

Posting vacancies on JobOnline

  • JobOnline is the online jobs board from The Careers Group, University of London. Attracting over 20,000 page impressions per month, JobOnline is the place to advertise your graduate opportunities and undergraduate vacancies, such as internships and work experience.
  • Before posting a vacancy for the first time, you must set up an account by following this link. Advertisements of 25 words or less are free to post and you will have the option to make your vacancy available to just Royal Holloway students, or those studying at colleges across the University of London. Your submission will be reviewed and posted the next working day.
  • If you would like a full length entry on JobOnline (400 words) the charge is £154 + VAT per month/per advert. This also includes the option of displaying a logo with your ad and appearing in the Featured Employers section of the website.  Each additional month will incur an additional fee of £154 + VAT. For an advert (400 words) and a posting to the main Careers Group Twitter and Facebook pages it is £220 plus VAT per month. 
  • Third party recruiters (Recruitment Agencies, Advertising Agencies, Recruitment Services etc.) will not be entitled to the free advertising option. Any adverts you place on behalf of your clients will cost £154 + VAT.  For internal vacancies within your own organisation, the 25 word limit on free adverts still applies.
  • If you would like the details of your opportunity sent to those of our 47,000+ registered subscribers whose criteria most closely match yours, please see our information on JobAlert - our targeted email service.
  • Click here for our full range of rates and offers, or for other information see here.

Post a vacancy now

Advertising with JobAlert

  • Choose a targeted group from over 47,000 students and recent graduates who you would like to receive your recruitment message.
  • JobAlert is the targeted email service from The Careers Group, University of London. Current students and recent graduates from University of London colleges and other universities across the country register to receive jobs and careers information in their preferred employment fields. They also register their degree subject, year of graduation and university, plus any language skills they may have.
  • JobAlert allows you to select those candidates most appropriate to your recruitment requirements and send an email message directly to them. There is a 400 word limit to the length of your message and you can include links to your website. (However we can not include graphics or attachments with JobAlert messages.)
  • The cost to advertise a vacancy is £154 plus VAT. Once approved your message will be sent out within two working days.

Prices for surveys, focus groups or any advert not relating to a direct vacancy will be available on application. Please email vacancies@careers.lon.ac.uk 

For more information on our online and offline advertising services, please contact us.

Benefits of recruiting our students

As well as their strong academic discipline, Royal Holloway students are well equipped with a wide range of skills and expertise from their co-curricular experiences

Why employ students from Royal Holloway?

  • The university is ranked amongst the top research-led institutions in the UK, and indeed the world -see here for more information.
  • We provide high quality teaching across the university's three faculties - Management & Economics, Science and Arts & Social Sciences.
  • Students are highly motivated, flexible, and interested in a wide variety of jobs across a number of different sectors.

Employing our International Students

This Guide for Employers explains how a firm can hire an international student in the UK. Note that although we will make every effort to keep this information up-to-date, the information was correct at the time of publication (April 2016) and the law can change at any time.

Raise your profile

There are plenty of opportunities to raise your profile to the student population.

  • Fairs and other events that attract hundreds of high calibre students. Please email careers@royalholloway.ac.uk for sponsorship enquiries
  • Advertise your vacancy on Job Online and reach over 9,000 Royal Holloway or 120,000 University of London students.
  • Advertise in the Careers Service Handbook distributed to over 5,000 students or come to campus to deliver a targeted information session. Please email careers@royalholloway.ac.uk for more information.
  • Sponsor a student club or sports team
  • Support the Community Action volunteering team
  • If you have an interest in a particular department, a dedicated employer engagement officer will be happy to discuss any opportunities with you. Please email careers@royalholloway.ac.uk letting us know which departments you are interested in and your message will be passed to the relevant officer.

Part-time job fairs

 We hold Part-Time Job Fairs in the Autumn and Spring terms and they are free for employers to attend.

The next fair will take place on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 11:30-2:30pm in the Students' Union Building. 

If you have part-time, vacation, temp or casual jobs to offer our students and are interested in attending the next fair please contact careers@royalholloway.ac.uk.


Interested in spotting new talent and offering a two to four weeks micro-placement? 

The Placements Team works with a large number of organisations to offer a variety of roles across all industries.  

For more details, please visit our Placements page or contact us to discuss your requirements.

Careers fairs

Our annual Careers fair attracts a large number of second and final year students from our 7,000+ undergraduate population, all keen to network with graduate employers.

The next fair will take place on 25 October 2017 from 11.00am to 3.00pm.

If you can offer full time, permanent roles, internships or placements this premier event is ideal.

Places are very limited - if you are interested in attending or would like further details please email the events team.

Careers fair 25 Oct 2017


Themed careers events 

Our Themed careers events take place in the Autumn and Spring terms each focused on a different sector. To find out more click here.

To get involved in a themed week event, contact the events team.  















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