Researching Tourism Roles:


There are many different roles and opportunities in and related to the Tourism sector, so research the roles to find out what you are interested in developing your career in. You can also look at a wide range of graduate Management roles outside Tourism if you decide not to follow your specialist area. 

These are some general sites to help you explore potential Tourism careers:

Looking for Tourism Vacancies:

Examples of large companies operating/ offering graduate roles in this sector include:


Agencies organising gap year travel, such as
Gapyear and Yearoutgroup.

LinkedIn is another good way of finding contacts within the industry. Our guides Using Social Media for Job Hunting and Creating Your LinkedIn Profile can help you get started, all of our guides are available here.

You could try making targeted, speculative applications to companies that interest you. In this sector there are many small to medium-sized employers (SMEs). Like many other employment sectors a wide range of functional roles are represented including sales and marketing (especially digital roles involving areas such as SEO, PPC, CRM, web traffic, social media and copy writing), buying/merchandising, PR, IT, finance, consultancy, logistics, customer service management and human resources.

Specialist Tourism recruitment consultants:

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Careers and Employability Support

We offer range of support services to Manchester Met students and graduates:


For more information visit mmu.ac.uk/careers