Summer Opportunities Fair 2019
  • Ground Floor, Roland Levinsky Building

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The University of Plymouth's Student Jobs Service in partnership with UPSU (University of Plymouth Students' Union) are hosting a variety of local and national employers, who are promoting their summer part-time work, seasonal and volunteering opportunities. 

This event, supported by Santander Universities UK, will welcome over 50 exhibitors on the day, all of whom are all hoping to employ or give volunteering opportunities to University of Plymouth students.

Are you a student looking to build your employability skills during the summer vacation? Then why not visit the 2019 Summer Opportunities Fair? 

Come along and meet local and national employers at the fair on Wednesday 20 March (11.00–15.00). 

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Today's events

Confirmed exhibitors include:

  • 165 Port & Maritime Regiment RLC
  • 6 Rifles
  • Absolute Bubble Football
  • Acorn Recruitment 
  • Age UK Plymouth
  • Animals Asia Foundation
  • Beyond Limits
  • Butlins 
  • Caremark (Plymouth)
  • Catch22
  • Clever Student Lets
  • Colebrook South West Ltd
  • DC Site Services Ltd
  • Devon and Cornwall Police - Citizens in Policing Department
  • Devon County FA
  • Eden Hotel Collection
  • EF Language Travel
  • Frontier
  • Gotoco Ltd
  • Global Vision International
  • Hatch Marquee Hire Ltd
  • High 5 Multi Sports and Activities
  • Jurys Inn
  • Livewell Southwest

  • Love The Oceans
  • Millfield Enterprises
  • National Marine Aquarium
  • NHS Professionals
  • Nurse Plus 
  • Orridge
  • Parkdean Resorts
  • Plymouth Argyle FC
  • Prestige Nursing + Care
  • Rock City Stage Crew Ltd
  • Sailing Tectona
  • Santander Universities UK
  • Seed Staff
  • Sitel
  • SLV.Global
  • South Sands Hotel
  • St Luke's Hospice, Plymouth
  • Student Jobs and CES
  • Tellus Education Group
  • The Bushcraft Company
  • The National Autistic Society
  • Thurlestone Hotel
  • Wesser Fundraising
Plus more to be announced!

*this list is subject to change. 

Prepare for the career fairs!

Watch our short video to help you understand what a career fair is and to discover our five top tips for preparing to attend.

Summer Opportunities Fair

Hear first-hand from our previous exhibitors and students about why you should attend this fair!

Scan-in to win

Bring your student card to the Summer Opportunities Fair and have it scanned by a member of the Careers & Employability Service or a Student Ambassador, to be entered into our prize draw for your chance to win some fantastic prizes, donated by the exhibitors.

Terms and conditions

  • Only one entry per person - the card scanners will reject duplicate card numbers, therefore if your card is scanned more than once, only one entry will be included into the draw.
  • Student numbers and prizes will be drawn and allocated at random. Winners will be notified via their student email account no later than Friday 29 March 2019.

Event photography and video
Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth's public events may be attended by University photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, brochures or leaflets. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.