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Moving into Graduate Employment

Sorting out what you might do after graduation takes time.  You need to start this process early, ideally in year one by:

• considering your career options and planning ahead
• gaining work experience and placements
• building employability skills
• developing career management skills.

Queen's Careers Service, based at the Student Guidance Centre, University Road can help you choose a career, plan ahead and manage the recruitment and selection process through:

 Careers Guidance  

• Decisions about life after graduation
• Mapping out your career path
• Linking your choice of modules to you future career
• Changing or taking time out from your course
• Implications of exam results
• Preparing a CV, applying for jobs, and preparing for job interviews
• Deciding between options, e.g. job or course
• Preparing for a transition to year-out placements, graduate employment or postgraduate study
• Develop your employability and skills through tailored workshops and programmes


Services available to students in Careers, Employability and Skills include:

The services offered aim to help you with:

• one-to-one career guidance sessions via bookable guidance interviews
• drop-in quick query sessions with a duty adviser
• careers advice via email at

 the latest information on placements and graduate opportunities from occupational and employer files, brochures and publications
• internet access with adaptive technology and multi-media equipment or Phone: 028 9097 2727