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.
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
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.
For postgraduate taught students
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