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Careers, Employability and Skills

We are Careers, Employability & Skills

Developing Future-Ready Graduates

Our expert team are committed to ensuring every student has access to the right experiences to develop future-ready skills.

We work to expose students to the right connections and expertise they need during their time at Queen’s and into their early career.

We offer support with all aspects of career-planning and decision-making.

We work collaboratively to produce future-ready graduates.  

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Access Support

Access tailored advice from our experienced careers consultants in our online Careers Support Suite. They can help you tailor your CV and draft a great cover letter and we have plenty of online resources to help you ace the recruitment process.

Book a 1-2-1 Consultation Get help with CVs and interviews

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Experience More

Build your skills by taking part in an event or programme at Queen’s or further afield.

Book onto a Careers event or programmeDiscover study and work abroad opportunities
Discover the Future-Ready Skills Award

Explore Your Options

Find out how to apply the knowledges and skills from your course to the real-world.

Career Advice by School and Sector Get Real-world Experience Find work experience in MyFuture

Steps to becoming a Future-Ready Graduate

Use our Future-Ready Roadmap below to chart your progress.

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What is MyFuture?

MyFuture is an early career network and career management platform connecting Queen's students with employers

MyFuture makes it easier for for our students and graduates to find the right jobs and work experience opportunities and makes it easier for employers to recruit our talented students and graduates.

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Graduating soon?

Careers are here to support you!

You will have the opportunity to access support and advice as you graduate into the job market.

We’ll signpost you to available job and placement opportunities and offer immediate support with the recruitment process.

As a graduate of Queen’s, you can continue to use MyFuture, our online careers management tool for up to two years after graduation.

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Global Opportunities

Every year over 900 Queen's students take the opportunity to go outside Northern Ireland to study or gain work-related experience – why not be one of them?

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Future-Ready Award

Own Your Future

The Future-Ready Award is an employability award that allows you to gain formal recognition and a certificate for the extracurricular experience you gain during your time at Queen’s. 

The award enables you to articulate your learning and signals to employers that you have developed essential skills required to succeed in the workplace and is open to all Queen’s undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Find out about the Future-Ready Award

Did you know?

Students who attend Careers events and employer workshops are more likely to land a graduate role
(Based on Graduate Outcomes 17/18, 15 months after graduation)

Queen’s is ranked 9th in the UK for career prospects after 15 months
(Guardian University Guide 2024)

Students who access 1-2-1 Career Guidance are more likely to land a graduate role
(Based on Graduate Outcomes 17/18, 15 months after graduation)

Top 170 in the world for graduate prospects
(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)

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