Go Further - QUMS

  • Go Further - QUMS

There are lots of employability-enhancing activities available through Queen's.  Here are a few suggestions that may be of particular interest to students of your degree programmes.

Any year:

Level 1:

Level 2:

  • Bank of England and Government Economic Service run summer vacation schemes that may be of particular interest to those wishing to become Economists.
  • Interested in Teaching? Teach First run an Insight Programme for Level 2 / penultimate year students 
  • Interested in Banking and Finance or Consultancy?
  • Large companies in other sectors may offer year-long placements and summer internships. MyFuture, Ratemyplacement, Prospects, Targetjobs and Gradcracker are useful sites for finding these. Many of the deadlines are set around December so it’s best to start applying in autumn. Many of these are open to students of any degree discipline and can be a useful way of exploring career options as well as gaining work experience.
  • Are you clear about which career option you want to follow?  Participate in the Alumni Career Mentoring Scheme.
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.

Final Year UG:

  • Apply early for graduate schemes and / or postgraduate study.
  • Are you clear about which career option you want to follow?  Participate in the Alumni Career Mentoring Scheme.
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.