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Graduate careers in Carlisle

Graduate careers in Carlisle

Nicknamed the ‘border city’ because of its close proximity to Scotland, Carlisle is the main cultural, industrial and commercial centre of north Cumbria.

Career city: Carlisle | Postgraduate study | Local graduate employers | Moving to Carlisle

In a plan to secure its economic future, Carlisle’s council aims to increase the city’s population considerably over the next 20 years. The public sector is a major employment sector in Carlisle, with the city council and university attracting graduates seeking roles in education and administration.

Positions may also be available in knowledge-based industries: the Sellafield Nuclear Power Plant in nearby Seascale runs graduate training schemes in various areas including design, plant engineering, manufacturing and IT support.

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Postgraduate study in and around Carlisle

A young institution, the University of Cumbria was formed in 2007 and encompasses St Martin’s College and Cumbria Institute of the Arts. There are two main faculties: education, arts and business; and health and science. Well regarded postgraduate courses include education, agriculture, and art and design.

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Ten local graduate employers in Carlisle

  1. Carlisle City Council, Carlisle (Public sector)
  2. Cavaghan & Gray, Carlisle (Manufacturing; Sales; HR)
  3. Stobart Group plc, Carlisle (Transport; Logistics)
  4. Carrs Milling Industries plc, Carlisle (Agriculture; Engineering)
  5. Edwin Thompson Chartered Surveyors, Carlisle (Surveying; Engineering)
  6. University of Cumbria, Carlisle (Education)
  7. H & H Insurance, Carlisle (Financial services)
  8. Sellafield Ltd, Seascale (Engineering; Manufacturing)
  9. Cumberland Building Society, Carlisle (Finance)
  10. Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Carlisle (Public sector; Healthcare; HR)

(Note: these companies may not be currently recruiting. Their names have been provided as a guideline to the type of work available and what areas to look in.)

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Moving to Carlisle

It’s on the map for…

  • Its beautiful castle and cathedral…
  • Being historically used as a base to defend the north of England from Scotland
  • Being within easy reach of the Lake District

It’s within commuting distance of…

  • Dumfries – 36 miles
  • Kendal – 47 miles
  • Seascale – 52 miles

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