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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


The Careers, Employability and Skills Adviser for the Institute of Theology is Shirley McCaugherty
Shirley  is based at the Student Guidance Centre, University Road, and will be very pleased to discuss your careers options with you.