Our Careers, Employability and Skills team will provide you with the information, advice and guidance to help you make informed decisions about your career choices; take steps to realise your goals and develop your capacity to manage your career.
Our experts are here for you
We can help you plan to develop your employability throughout your time at Queen’s and beyond.
Our team includes professionally qualified careers consultants, employer engagement staff and an Exchange and Study Abroad team.
Offering support and advice
We can support you in making career decisions and help you take advantage of opportunities including studying abroad, work experience and graduate jobs.
We also give you opportunities to stretch your ambitions by meeting employers and participating in career development programmes.
Our Team Enable You To:
- Make informed career decisions
- Develop your skills and confidence to compete in the graduate job market
- Refine your job search skills
- Add an international dimension to your experience through study and work abroad
- Submit quality applications
- Impress at interviews and assessment centres
- Network with potential employers and alumni
Invaluable Career Experience With Degree Plus
Degree Plus allows you to gain accreditation for work-related activities that you undertake outside of your degree.
The award is supported by employers who recognise the value of extra-curricular experience. Over 1,000 students graduate with Degree Plus every year.
Career Development Programmes
Examples of Queen’s Career Development programmes which contribute towards Degree Plus accreditation include:
• Workplace Study Tours
• Insight into Management
• City Scholarship programme
• MEDIA Programme
• Get Employment Ready Award
We prize entrepreneurship just as highly as academic ability
If you combine the two, we can give you everything else you need to achieve your ambitions.
You will get the opportunity to meet potential employers in London and Brussels.
Queen’s Careers, Employability and Skills Service was awarded the Gold all-Ireland Employability award for our Workplace Study Tours in 2014.
94% of Queen’s graduates...
Are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation
(HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2014/15)
"The careers service here is very supportive - if you have any problems or queries they are definitely on hand any time of the day!"Heather Currie
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