We appreciate that University support can be difficult for businesses to navigate, particularly for those with limited resources.
We have listed the main ways we can support SMEs below, but please do get in touch using the contact details provided if you have any specific requirements or would like to discuss anything in more detail.
Laura SmithEmployer Services Manager, Careers & Enterprise
For more information about online vacancy advertising and a link to the online system, please visit our Advertise Opportunities webpage.
To discuss offering exclusive opportunities or developing a collaborative relationship with the Careers Service, please contact Ann Herzog, Employer Engagement Officer, at email@example.com.
Engaging with students directly to promote opportunities with your business is a great way to generate interest and talk to students about what it's like to work for your organisation. We offer a range of events and activity that you can get involved in, the majority of which comes at no cost at all to you as an SME.
Due to the pandemic, we are currently only offering virtual career fairs and recruitment events, but we hope to be able to offer face-to-face activities again starting in early 2022.
We have a range of funding opportunities and discounts available to SMEs:
All of the above financial support and funding is subject to availability. Please visit Tailored Recruitment Services & Funded Projects for more information about the funded schemes available.
For more information please contact Laura Smith, Employer Services Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Durham University works with external organisations across a wide range of sectors. Whether you are interested in collaborating with our world-leading academics or you wish to access our research facilities and equipment, we can work with you.
For more information on how Durham University can help you with all aspects of research and research-related work, including securing funding, working with partners, undertaking knowledge exchange, demonstrating impact, commercialising outputs, ensuring good research practice and supporting professional development, visit the Research & Innovation Services webpages.