Direct Entry

Direct entry graduate recruitment means filling one of your normal vacancies with a graduate. A lot of businesses are nervous about recruiting graduates into normal jobs, concerned that graduates will be bored, expect a big salary, or not stay for very long. In fact, the number and diversity of people attending University has changed so dramatically over the last 10-15 years that more often than not you will find graduates applying for your roles. The average salary for a graduate going into a normal job in the region is £18,000pa.

See relevant case studies for The Children's Hospital Charity, Team Cooper and Sheffield Precision Medical.

Universities can also help you by advertising your vacancy to students. To get your vacancy advertised contact:

University of Sheffield Sheffield Hallam University

Tracey Hill

Employer Relationship Manager 

Careers Service

T: 0114 222 0917


Simon Thompson

Head of Employer Engagement

Careers & Employment

T: 0114 225 5555