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Careers, Employability and Skills

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.

We’re still here

You can still access our careers support remotely. See our COVID-19 update page for virtual resources. 

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)

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
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Support for graduates

Graduates! We’re still here to support you.

From leveraging to the power of LinkedIn to find work opportunities, to staying open-minded when it comes to what career destination might be right for you, you’ll find a host of resources to help you on our graduate support site.

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. 

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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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Start your career plan

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:

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We've been awarded AGCAS Membership for excellence in the delivery of our
Careers and Employability service.

AGCAS Quality Standard