Go Further - English

Bitesize careers

Any year

Any year:

  • Discover routes to degree plus
  • Keep up to date with copies of The Edit which offers specific careers information for AHSS students
  • Create a LinkedIn Profile and start to build up professional networks and learn about a specific sector you might be interested in
  • Find out more about Global Opportunities
  • 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.
  • Find voluntary work through Volunteer SU and at Volunteer Now.
  • Organisations such as BUNACCCUSACamp America and Projects Abroad advertise a variety of paid and voluntary vacation-time opportunities throughout the world. 
  • See the British Council’s work and volunteer links.
  • Participate in Insight into Management- a 3 day business skills programme run during Development Weeks
  • Attend Careers fairs and employer events.  These happen all year round and will be advertised on MyFuture.

Level 1

Level 1:

Level 2 / Penultimate Year

Level 2:

Look for relevant summer work:

  • Interested in Banking and Finance? A lot of the big companies run summer internship programmes e.g. Bank of England,  BarclaysCitiDeloitteEYHSBCJP MorganMorgan StanleyPwCStandard LifeRBS and a few run year-long placements e.g. DeloitteFirst DerivativesKPMG and PwC. Apply early in the autumn term!
  • Interested in Teaching? Gain some classroom-based experience in preparation for PGCE applications in final year.
  • Interested in Marketing or Event Management? Consider a Brand/Campus Ambassador role with employers such as Teach First or Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Large companies in other sectors may offer year-long placements and summer internships. MyFuture, RatemyplacementProspectsTargetjobs and Gradcracker are useful sites for finding these. Many of the deadlines are set around December so it’s best to start applying in autumn.
  • If you are involved in a club or society, now is the time to take on some leadership role within it to gain evidence of those extra skills an employer looks for.
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.

Final Year

Level 3:

  • Apply early for graduate schemes and / or postgraduate study.
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.



  • Apply early for graduate schemes
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.