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Careers, Employability and Skills

Careers, Employability & Skills

Developing future-ready graduates

We are dedicated to making employability an unmissable part of the student experience at Queen’s.

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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Spring Careers Fair

The Spring Careers Fair will take place live on campus on 8 February from 11am-3pm, with an online element from 3.30-6pm via MyFuture.

The Fair offers you the opportunity to connect in-person with Employers offering work experience, placement and graduate opportunities.

Fair locations oncampus:

  • The Mandela Hall
  • The Whitla Hall
  • The South Dining Hall

You will also have the opportunity to join a one to one video chat queue or attend a group video chat with your target employers immediately after the Fair from 3.30pm-6pm via MyFuture.

Please note, you are encouraged to attend both the in-person and online elements of the fair if you can to get the most from the day!

Student registration for the online element of the fair will open on 30 January 2023

Our Careers, Employability and Skills team will also be live in The Cube, One Elmwood during the Fair for our Internships and Go Global Showcase where you can discover ways to boost your CV, both at home and abroad.

Find out more and register for all aspects of the Fair by visiting our Fair webpage.

Careers Spring Fair webpage

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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.

Introducing the Future-Ready Roadmap

The Future-Ready Roadmap can help students to develop new skills, explore the right opportunities, build their support network and gain the confidence to realise their ambitions. It's designed to help students progress their employability throughout their time at Queen’s. Everything we offer is clearly linked to the Future-Ready Roadmap so students can see where their gaps are, chart their progress and plan their future.

Introducing the Future-Ready Roadmap

Quick Links

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

Check your CV in seconds

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

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 11th in the UK for career prospects after 15 months
(Guardian University Guide 2022 and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)

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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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?

How future-ready are you?
Check out our Future-Ready Roadmap