Careers, Employability & Skills
Shaping your career dream
The Queen’s Careers Team are here to support students and graduates with all aspects of career planning and decision making.
We’ll help you set career goals, communicate your worth to employers and equip you with the skills you need to stand out in the competitive global job market. The skills we help you build, will benefit you forever.
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)
Welcome to Careers, Employability and Skills
Our Student Development Manager, Deirdre Lynskey explains how you can get the most from the Careers service at Queen's.10 Reasons to use our Careers service
If you missed our six-week festival of live streamed events, interactive content and online resources, you have another opportunity to access support and advice in your own time.
Find available job and placement opportunities and get support with the recruitment process.
Access our services
In the below sections, you’ll find online tools and resources to help with your career planning, along with information advice and support on a host of careers-related topics. Can’t find what you need? Get in touch.
Take Part in an Event or Programme
From employer panels to Careers fairs, discover our virtual activities for autumn 2021
Access Advice on CVs and Interviews
From writing the perfect cover letter to nailing a virtual interview, we're here to support you through the job application process.
Develop your Employability
We have collated a range of online resources to help you develop and enhance the skills that employers are looking for.
Make your extra-curricular activities count with Degree Plus
Our employability award lets you gain recognition for work-related experience you gain during your time at Queen's.
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?
We understand figuring out your future can take time, so we will work with you to help you understand who you are, what you want and where you want to go.
Start by clicking on the statement which best describes your career plan: