All about STEM Recruitment

Find out more about our recent rebrand from STEM Graduates, our team, and how we've become recognised as the UK STEM recruitment experts.

We’ve been connecting STEM employers to talented candidates since 2014

STEM Graduates recently changed its name to STEM Recruitment. This rebrand reflects the scale of our services, offering recruitment for experienced professionals as well as graduates in STEM.

We've been matching top-tier candidates to leading organisations across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics since 2014, and our team have decades of recruiter experience between them.

We understand the unique challenges and opportunities of STEM-related industries, and we offer tailored solutions for both recruiters and job-seekers. Our dedicated team will get to know you, and offer the best possible results.


returning client roles

We ensure our clients get the best candidates - 80% of roles we advertise are from returning clients.



We have a thriving community of online followers, made up of graduates and experienced professionals seeking new roles.



We maintain an existing talent pool of 7,000 candidates - we'll match their skills to your roles

Meet the team

Meet senior recruitment consultants, Jodie and Mark, STEM industry experts who will help to make your talent acquisition processes or job search as seamless as possible.

Mark Newland

STEM Recruitment Manager

Mark has over 15 years’ experience recruitment, sourcing top talent across STEM-related industries, with a proven track record of successful placements.

At STEM Recruitment, Mark predominantly places graduates and experienced hires from engineering or mathematical backgrounds, but his previous experience has covered international vacancies from junior to boardroom level.

Mark takes a client-focussed approach – many of his clients are companies he has built excellent relationships with and helped to source multiple hires over many years. Mark loves to take a strategic approach to problem-solving, helping him to provide tailored support to each individual client.

Jodie Atterton

STEM Recruitment Consultant

Jodie is an experienced recruitment consultant specialising in placing candidates in roles based in the science industry. With experience in entry-level, graduate, senior, and head hunter – level positions, Jodie’s expertise in talent acquisition enables her to match exceptional candidates to diverse roles in STEM.

Jodie studied science at university and loves being able to combine her academic background with her work in recruitment.

Our STEM Recruitment journey

From our very first placement, to becoming the leading recruitment agency in STEM, we’ve evolved and expanded over the years. Throughout the journey, client and candidate satisfaction has remained paramount and crucial to our success.


Recruitment experts in STEM

STEM Recruitment begins as STEM Graduates, with Director, Stephen Rooney and Recruitment Manager, Mark Newland at the helm.


Growing a dynamic team

Jodie Atterton joins the team as a Recruitment Consultant and develops a specialist science desk.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Sister company, STEM Women, is established, with a focus on EDI in STEM and industry-leading recruitment events. The two companies work closely to ensure STEM Recruitment has EDI at its core.


The team move to a new, larger office in the heart of Liverpool's business district.


STEM Recruitment is launched, building on the success of STEM Graduates and reflecting the wealth of roles for experienced hires in STEM, alongside graduate positions.

Our Corporate Social Responsibilities

Our corporate social responsibilities align with our company mission to create an equal, inclusive and diverse workplace. We aim to provide a supportive culture in which people are valued, respected and rewarded. STEM Recruitment is committed to providing a safe workplace for our staff; our policies are available upon request.

Diversity and Equal Opportunities

We work hard to understand the communities we serve by being active in social mobility and promoting inclusivity. Our staff are encouraged to continuously learn about diversity and inclusion, and we are passionate about increasing diverse representation in STEM.  We are  members of the ISE and AAGE bodies, who are both committed to creating diverse and equal workforce of the future.

Company Culture and Employee Wellbeing

We're committed to workplace wellbeing and foster a positive, supportive working environment.  We offer a range of benefits to all full-time employees, such as healthcare, subsidised travel, subsidised gym membership and additional holiday options.

Our Charity Work

Our commitment to charitable and community work  includes offering 2 days additional annual leave to employees, to allow them to volunteer for a charity of their choice. We also pledges £250 in charitable or community donations each quarter to a worthy cause chosen by our team. Our team regularly take part in charity activities in their spare time, including charity walks and fun runs, which the company supports with donations.


As a business we encourage our people to think more sustainably, developing greener practices to reduce waste. We are continually looking to improve our practices to be environmentally friendly, through limited paper usage, car shares and working from home.

Discover a world of opportunities waiting for you

 Whether you're looking to find exceptional talent, or searching for your perfect job in STEM, our experts can support you to take the next step. Find out more.