Local Employers & Newspaper Resources

To find work in and around Luton and Bedford, you will find some of the main large employers listed below. Other employers can be found using online company directories or via web based job portals, some of which are mentioned on this page. Don't forget that national newspapers and recruitment agencies advertise throughout the UK so may have a selection of job vacancies in your area.

Access our online job board Careersonline to find current part-time, full-time, placement and volunteering opportunities in the local area. Login with your student University of Bedfordshire username and password. If you have graduated and your student id has expired, please register for an alumni account from the above link.

Directories and Company Information
  • Kompass - search companies by location and sector
  • The Times Top 100 - research big graduate employers in the area
  • Yell.com - local (and national) business search engine
Local Employers

Some of the larger employers in and around the Luton/Bedford area are listed below. Vacancies for large employers such as the National Health Service, Civil Service and Local Government are advertised on their main websites and vacancies can be filtered by location:

National Newspapers

The main daily newspapers all offer online vacancy listings.

Recruitment Agencies
  • Agency Central - search for recruitment agencies by location and job sector
Search for Local Jobs
  • FISH4JOBS - option to search by area
  • Jobs Today - option to search by area
  • e4s - search for student jobs in local area

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