Postgraduate taught employability, careers guidance and support

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Postgraduate taught

Employability, Careers Guidance and Support

The Graduate School offers a range of opportunities for students to develop their future-readiness and manage their own careers whether that is into further academia, non-academic employment or self-employment.

1-2-1 Career Guidance Consultations

Both Postgraduate taught students and Postgraduate researchers can avail of monthly 30-minute Careers Guidance appointments to support with guidance on CV writing, interview preparation and a range of other advice and guidance. Sessions are aimed at supporting students with academic and non-academic career progression.

Please visit MyFuture to make an appointment with one of our Careers Consultants and Employability Officers.



Employability Workshops

The Graduate School also offers a range of employability workshops to support postgraduates with the next step in their career. Workshops are demand led and often co-developed by employers and industry experts.

These can include practical skills development around:

  • Strategic Job Hunting - LinkedIn
  • Mock Interviews
  • Preparation for Academic Interview
  • Preparation for Non-Academic Interview

To sign up for our next workshop please visit MyFuture. If you would like to suggest any workshops please email Dr Lilian Simones, L.Simones@qub.ac.uk

Master Your Leadership



The aim of this programme is to support a ‘whole person’ approach to the Master's experience at Queen’s through a programme of training and development which complements disciplinary excellence and develops employability skills.

  • To enable you to receive constructive feedback on your leadership skills and as a consequence to build a tailored leadership development plan for yourself.

  • To train and inspire you in relation to key skill areas as related to the 5 pillars.
  • To encourage you to develop your leadership skills through participation in the wide range of developmental opportunities that will be available from the Graduate School and the University as a whole. 

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For postgraduate taught students

Degree Plus

Degree Plus is a vehicle for accrediting work-related learning and skills that current postgraduate taught students develop through extra-curricular activities including the range of skills development workshops offered by the Graduate School. Find out more

Degree Plus

Postgraduate Research

Employability, careers and support

Master your leadership