About Gradcracker

Gradcracker is the UK's careers website for engineering and technology students. Students can find the latest opportunities relevant to their degree discipline and can search for work placements, graduate programmes and graduate vacancies.

Personalising Gradcracker

My Gradcracker

Here you can select the disciplines you are interested in and Follow your favourite employers to give you a news page with all the information you need. You can receive live feeds and alerts and create a personalised news feed.

My Gradcracker is also available as a mobile app which you can download, free of charge, from the App Store or Google Play. This is a great way to stay organised and up-to-date with all your favourite employers whilst on the move.

Follow Feature

The Follow feature on Gradcracker allows you to keep up-to-date with all of a company's latest content and opportunities. We will alert you to any news from your 'followed' companies so you'll never miss out on the perfect role for you. Employers on Gradcracker can see who 'follows' them when searching our CV database.

Application Diary & Notes

Here you can manage and record your job applications. Whenever you are about to apply for a position on gradcracker.com you will be given the option to 'add to application diary'. The employer, position and date will automatically be recorded. You will also have the facility to add any research or notes.

Recently Viewed

Here you can see everything you have viewed in the last 2 weeks.

My CV

Every employer who advertises on Gradcracker can access our database of CVs. By uploading your CV, you will give those employers a chance to find out about you! If you are 'following' that company, they will be able to see that you are particularly interested in working for them.

My Key Competences

Most companies will have a list of key personal attributes (or competences) that they will look for when interviewing candidates for placement or graduate opportunities.

The 'My Key Competences' area lists some of the more typical ones which we suggest you complete with some examples of how you have displayed these competences in your own life.

Other Relevant Opportunities

Here we show you the latest opportunities, relevant to you discipline, from employers you have yet to Follow.

My Gradcracker App

My Gradcracker is also available as a mobile app which you can download, free of charge, from the App Store or Google Play. This is a great way to stay organised and up-to-date with all your favourite employers whilst on the move.

Your Alerts - view alerts from companies you are 'following' when they post new opportunities.

Push Notifications - be alerted when your 'followed' companies post new opportunities (Currently available on iPhone only).

Your Saved Opportunities - save opportunities to your application diary so you can review and apply for them later.

Your 'Followed' Employers - review and manage the alerts you receive from your 'followed' employers.

Gradcracker Toolkit - discover the various industry sectors you could work in and find the employers within those sectors which appeal to you the most.

Your Settings - manage your account settings and notifications alerts.

If you have any queries, feedback or issues regarding the apps, please email info@gradcracker.com - we'd love to hear what you think!

Careers Search

You can search by your discipline type and by whether you are looking for a work placement or a graduate opportunity. If you are looking for a work placement you can choose to search year-long or summer durations. You can also search for placements in your preferred geographic region.

Start your search - today on gradcracker.com...

Multi-platform News Feeds

Facebook

If you 'like' us on Facebook you will receive the latest site updates as they happen.

Twitter

We tweet our 'followers' all the latest news instantly.

LinkedIn

Major developments to gradcracker.com and new features can be viewed here.

Google+

+1 Gradcracker to stay up to date with all the latest opportunities and news.

YouTube

You can view a selection of employer videos on the Gradcracker YouTube channel.

Company Alerts

You can choose to receive news only from your favourite employers by using the Follow button on the Company Hubs within gradcracker.com.

Videos

Gradcracker TV

Gradcracker TV is an area of Gradcracker where you can view all the video content from across the website in one place. You can watch videos of our employers' products and operations and you can also watch video profiles of their recent graduates telling you about their early experiences in the world of work. There are nearly 200 videos on Gradcracker TV.

Don't forget...

Meet Gradcracker

We regularly attend careers fairs, host seminars and present skills sessions - often accompanied by Gradcracker employers. To find out where Gradcracker will be in the next few months, see the events page on gradcracker.com.

Blog

Read news, opinion and advice from employers, industry experts, universities and other guest bloggers on the Gradcracker blog.

Gradcracker on any device

Gradcracker is built with a responsive and adaptive design enabling you to view the website on your smartphone, tablet, computer and even on your television through your games console.

 

Join Gradcracker

Registering on Gradcracker is quick, easy and, of course, free.

It allows you to customise your personal area of Gradcracker, 'My Gradcracker', to show you the opportunities that you are most interested in and registering also ensures that you will receive our weekly e-newsletter direct to your inbox.