Employability

We are ranked in the top 140 in the world for graduate prospects. 
(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020)

Our Careers, Employability and Skills consultants can help you to develop your employability throughout your time at Queen's and beyond.

We can support you in making career decisions, develop your skills and confidence, and help you take advantage of opportunities including studying abroad, work experience and graduate jobs.

Helping you build employment strength

  • One-to-one careers and enterprise guidance
  • Develop your skills and confidence to compete in the graduate job market
  • Career events and employer fairs
  • Get overseas study and work experience
  • Produce professional CVs and submit quality job applications
  • Impress at interviews and assessment centres
  • Network with potential employers and alumni

Connecting you with employers

Many employers hire graduates that they already know, so you'll reap the rewards of our industry links. Our internship programmes place you with an employer, giving you an insight into how the world of work and business operates. What's more, our alumni mentoring scheme connects with high-level employers and alumni around the world - New York, Paris and London.

Strategic corporate partners include:

  • Seagate
  • Bombardier
  • Petronas
  • Infosys
  • Almac Group
"I obtained the Bloomberg Summer Internship and got offered full-time employment" Zhiye Cao (Rory)
MSc Finance, Financial Analytics, Bloomberg, Beijing

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Pioneering workplace study tours

Our specialist Employer Engagement team work to communicate your value to potential employers in the global job market.

During our pioneering Workplace Study Tours each tour group visits around eight to 10 graduate employers and engages in a range of business games, case studies and related exercises reflecting recruitment selection practices. Our current tours include Brussels, London Finance and Business Tour, London Law Tour, as well as a Global Leadership Programme in Asia and the USA.

"My study experience in Queen's benefited me a lot, especially during the job search period"Su Tu
MSc Quantitative Finance

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering will help you meet new friends, have loads of fun, boost your CV and get a well-earned break from your university work. You can also get it formally accredited by earning Degree Plus credits while volunteering.

Whatever you're passionate about, there's a volunteering opportunity that's right for you.

Alumni

Follow in the footsteps of success. As the UK's 9th oldest University, our history is rich with brilliant leaders, inspiring thinkers and incredible achievers who have been shaping a better world since 1845.

Read more about our high-achieving graduates on our Alumni page.