Careers in Charities and International Aid

Careers in the sector

  • accountancy and finance
  • administration
  • advice and counselling
  • business development and project management
  • campaigning, lobbying and fundraising
  • corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • human resources (HR)
  • information technology (IT)
  • marketing and public relations (PR)
  • research and policy
  • retail
  • social care
  • support services
  • teaching, education and training
  • volunteer management and co-ordination

Job and information sources: Charities

Top UK Graduate Employers – In Charity Sector

Additional resources and advice

Organisations who run internship programmes:

Graduate schemes available within this sector

Employment opportunities in charities are often advertised via:

Information regarding Business Start Ups: Setting up your own charity information.

Professional bodies

Where to find upcoming events and activities at the University of Leicester

Make sure to check all our events running on MyCareers regularly to book onto any workshops and employer led sessions.

Our Festival of Careers runs three times per year and we welcome a whole host of employers from all sectors to speak to students about the opportunities they have. 

If you have any questions about the Festival of Careers or want to find out when the next one is taking place, please contact us at graduatetalent@leicester.ac.uk.