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Spring Careers Fair 2024

Queen's Spring Careers Fair Now Open for Employer Bookings!

Join us on 07 February 2024, 11am – 3pm

We’re delighted to announce that our Spring Careers Fair will take place on 7 February 2024 offering the opportunity to connect with talented students on campus.

The fair will be held across three venues: the Mandela, South Dining & Whitla Halls, with focus on all types of work experience including placements, internships, voluntary opportunities, summer experience, and work shadowing, as well graduate roles starting in summer 2024. 

Exhibitor Packages:

  • Standard Exhibitor £275 +VAT
  • Community and Voluntary Free

Get more information on how to book and our terms and conditions at the button below. 

 

See our Employer Events page for more ways to connect with students on campus.

Why Choose Queen's?

The Employer Engagement Team at Queen's is committed to connecting employers with student and graduate talent. Our bespoke service offers solutions for all your recruitment needs, whether you have a graduate role, internship or placement to fill.

We can advise on everything from student engagement strategies to brand exposure, ensuring your organisation and opportunities are visible to the right students.

Contact our team

We will help you:

  • Leverage MyFuture, the University’s early careers management platform to promote your vacancies, events and work-related learning opportunities 
  • Raise student awareness of your organisation through sponsorship opportunities, pop-up stands on campus, social media takeovers and thought leadership articles   
  • Connect directly with students via campus Fairs, employer panels, student development initiatives, workplace visits and embedded School activity, such as guest lectures and insight sessions 
  • Target the right students through bespoke emails, subject-based challenges and work-based projects, and through key introductions to the correct academic or Students’ Union department  
  • Access funding for work experience and internship opportunities through the University’s internship programmes 
  • Share market intelligence to help shape the curriculum, and collaborate on new initiatives to shape the skills development of talented students 
  • Drive Corporate Social Responsibility by nurturing talent from under-represented groups through participation in mentoring and targeted development programmes. 

1 billion contributed to the
economy every year

44,0000 registered users on MyFuture, our early careers management platform

92% of Queen’s graduates were in employment and/or further study 15 months after completing their course
(HESA Graduate Outcomes, 2019/20).

Top 170 in the world for graduate prospects
(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)

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Looking for talented students and graduates?

Promote your vacancies via MyFuture

Advertise opportunities for free through our online career management platform, MyFuture.

You can self-manage your profile, allowing you to build your brand presence and successfully promote graduate roles, internships and placements.

You can also register for careers fairs and events and virtually recruit on campus.

Careers Fair Opportunities

Careers fairs and on-campus events allow you to engage directly with top student and graduate talent and maximise exposure to your brand and your opportunities.

Our flagship fairs include our Spring Careers Fair (February) and Autumn Careers Fair (October).

To keep updated when fairs are open for registration, create your MyFuture profile and turn your email preferences on.

Visit our Careers Fairs web page
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Raise your profile

Whether you are currently recruiting or not, we're dedicated to establishing pro-active relationships between employers, the University and our students.

We can advise and assist on:

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Provide work experience

We are committed to developing work-ready graduates and are focussed on offering our students access to valuable and impactful work experience opportunities. 

Attracting and retaining the very best talent is important for any ambitious company.

Current internship and work shadowing programmes

PHOTO: <b> Peter Sheridan </b>
“Placement students bring in fresh thinking and new ideas. What they get back is that they can see where that theoretical knowledge meets practical application and that it becomes really relevant when you can turn theory into practice.” Peter Sheridan
Chief Executive, Co-Operation Ireland
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Professional and Industrial Placements

Many of our Schools have dedicated placement staff to facilitate courses with compulsory or optional placement years or modules. Use the buttons below to contact the relevant School or contact our team.

Mechanical, Aerospace & Design Engineering

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Life Sciences, Agri-Food and Environmental

Actuarial, Finance & Business Management

Business It, Computer Science, IT & Software

Psychology

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Skills development solutions

As an expert consultancy service, we can link you to academic and professional services teams across the University allowing you to access the right people, projects and services for your business needs.

Our reach extends beyond effective recruitment campaigns to skills development solutions, curriculum learning and work-based projects and partnerships.

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

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Support for small businesses

We are committed to developing future-ready graduates and are focussed on offering our students access to valuable and impactful work experience opportunities.

We partner with employers to deliver internship and work shadowing programmes. Attracting and retaining the very best talent is important for any ambitious company.

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Targeted emails

Ensure maximum exposure to relevant student groups by sending targeted emails through MyFuture. You can target students by year and School to increase applications for current roles or to boost attendance at your campus event. Targeted emails cost £60+vat per School per year group.

Employers are permitted to send up to two emails to the same group of students, each semester.

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Relationship Management

For employers requiring a more substantial engagement plan we operate a Relationship Management service to help you develop and manage your engagement and recruitment activities on campus.

You will be assigned one of our experienced Relationship Managers to assist you in developing a tailored engagement programme to help you better connect and engage with our talented students and graduates.

We want to hear from you

Our blogs and social channels are a great way to engage with our students. If you would like to offer careers advice,  blog or vlog about a careers-related topic, or offer comment or thought leadership on news in your industry, get in touch using the buttons below.