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Develop Your Employability

Explore Your Options in Any Year

Nine things you can do in any year

  1. Discover routes to Future Ready Skills Award (formerly degree plus)
  2. Create a LinkedIn Profile and start to build up professional networks and learn about a specific sector you might be interested in
  3. Find out more about Global Opportunities
  4. Consider applying for Project Children – 8 week paid internship in the US. Internships are provided in many fields, opportunity to develop transferable skills. Application deadline is in spring.
  5. Find voluntary work through Volunteer SU and at Volunteer Now.
  6. Organisations such as BUNACCCUSACamp America and Projects Abroad advertise a variety of paid and voluntary vacation-time opportunities throughout the world. 
  7. See the British Council’s work and volunteer links.
  8. Participate in Future-Ready Skills for Leaders- a 3 day business skills programme run during Development Weeks
  9. Attend Careers fairs and employer events.  These happen all year round and will be advertised on MyFuture.