Graduate 2 Work

Are you an unemployed graduate?

Do you live in Bradford?

Do you want support to get a job?

Find work and achieve your career goals with the Graduate2work programme: 13 weeks of employability skills development and specifically designed support to help you make the most of your prospects as a graduate.

What is Graduate2Work?

A free 13-week programme supporting unemployed graduates to find work and remain in employment. The programme will support groups of between 15 and 20 graduates.

Am I eligible?

To enrol in this programme, you must:

  • Live within the Bradford Metropolitan District Council area
  • Receive JSA, UC, IS or ESA or be economically inactive
  • Attend an interview for the programme
  • Have graduated at least 4 months ago

Please note: the year of your University graduation does not matter, nor does the University attended


What do I need for the interview?

All applicants will need to attend an interview for the programme. If you were not referred by the JCP, you will need to provide:

  • Proof of Bradford residency
  • Proof of graduate-level qualification


What will the programme cover?

  • 1-to-1 Careers advice to manage your career and next steps: tailored guidance to help you effectively plan your movement into employment
  • Confidence building: identify personal strategies to success, including improving presentation skills
  • Creating Career Resilience and overcoming barriers to employment
  • Digital skills for career planning – building a personal profile and developing your digital brand
  • Identifying skills for the local labour market
  • Effective applications and CVs: creating outstanding CVs to impress potential employers
  • Interview training and the opportunity to practice with recruiters: teaching you how to succeed at interviews
  • Work placement opportunities
  • Networking with local employers

Together we can make a ‘real’ difference

To find out more about us or to start your new journey into learning and work, please get in touch with us now using the form below or contact any of our locations directly.

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