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.
Career PGR 1-2-1 Appointments
For All Postgraduate Students
Career 1-2-1 Appointments
Career 1-2-1 Appointments will be running across Semester 2.
Appointments can be booked via MyFuture. Once logged in go to:
Appointments > Book an Appointment
*please note that these sessions are bookable 15 days prior to each appointment.
Guidance and 1-2-1 Appointments
Career Consultations at the Graduate School
Partake in a thirty minute confidential career consultation with a qualified Employability and Careers Officer.
Postgraduate Research Consultant
The Graduate School’s Postgraduate Research Consultant, with an interdisciplinary background in Psychology, Education and Gesture Studies, offers career support and guidance to PhD students and early career researchers at QUB.
Now available: new and innovative learning programmes aimed at developing future-ready and resilient researchers, who perform confidently in a currently challenging employment market.
Researcher Development Consultant
Appointments with the Researcher Development Consultant at the Graduate School offer PhD students career support and guidance. Topics that can be discussed at these appointments include:
- Careers after the PhD
- How to transfer academic skills to non-academic work environments
- Review of job application documents
- Interview Preparation
Graduate School Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Entrepreneurship and innovation consultations give you the opportunity to discuss the following:
- Ideas you have to start a business or social enterprise.
- Support with setting up a business.
- Advice on where to get started as an entrepreneur.
- Guidance on specific support you need.
- Signposting to opportunities for finance and investment.
- Information on the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa.
CV Clinic at the Graduate School
A fifteen minute confidential CV assessment with a qualified Employability and Careers Officer.
Would you like feedback on your current CV? This CV Clinic will assess your CV’s layout and content. If you are applying for an immediate job, please bring the relevant information with you to this appointment. A job description and person specification will enable staff to provide criteria-specific guidance.
Please note, your CV can be presented on paper or on your own laptop. Documents on mobile/smart phones or USBs will not be reviewed.