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What can I do while I’m at university to “Go Further”?

What can I do while I’m at university to “Go Further”?

There are lots of employability-enhancing activities available through QUB. 

Here are a few suggestions that may be of particular interest to students on your degree programmes.

Any Year

Any year: 

Level 1

Level 1:

Level 2

Level 2:

Look for relevant summer work and build your skills throughout the academic year:

  • Large companies in all sectors interested in engineering students offer year-long placements and summer internships. MyFuture, Ratemyplacement, Prospects, Targetjobs, and GradIreland are useful sites for finding these. Gradcracker is a particularly useful site for finding STEM placements and internships. Many of the deadlines are set around December or earlier so it’s best to start applying in autumn

Level 3

Level 3:

  • Apply early for graduate schemes and / or postgraduate study. Be aware of very early closing dates for some postgraduate courses such as the PGCE.
  • Access help with any aspect of the recruitment process - CVs, application forms, interview skills, psychometric tests and assessment centres by booking a Career Consultation 
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.

Post Graduate Taught

PGT:

  • Apply early for graduate schemes
  • Access help with any aspect of the recruitment process - CVs, application forms, interview skills, psychometric tests, assessment centres by booking a Career Consultation 
  • Plus above opportunities for any year.

Post Graduate Research

PGR: