Careers Service

Talks and events

Below is an overview of the big careers events that take place throughout the academic year.

For details of all our events, talks and workshops, log in to MCH.  

EGRF (Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair)

Date: Tuesday 30th May, 11am-4pm. A one day recruitment event designed to connect students with employers who have opportunities for the following year.

Creative and Cultural Careers Festival

The Creative and Cultural Careers Festival is over for 2017. It will return in 2018, dates will be announced closer to the time. Please look through the resources and social media pages for further information.

Law Fair

Date: 20th September 2017. An opportunity for Law students to meet law firms offering traineeships and work experience

Careers Fair

Date: October 2017. Our largest event, which attracts 150+ exhibitors over the two days of the fair. Attend this fair to find out what opportunities are available with employers from a wide range of sectors.

Careers Fair Day 3

Date: October 2017. If you are looking to gain employment with a charity, social enterprise, or not-for-profit organisation, this fair is for you.

Go Abroad and Global Horizons Week

Date: October 2017. Go Abroad fair is open to all students and recent graduates who are looking to gain global experience.

Careers in Engineering Fair

Date: TBC. For students from all engineering disciplines who are looking for graduate and work experience opportunities.

Enterprise Week

Date: November 2017. Enterprise Week is for students who want to start their own commercial business, explore social enterprise, or find out how you can (and why you should) be enterprising in any sphere.

CareerConfident Week

Date: TBC. Understanding the wide and varied graduate job market and your place within it isn’t always easy. Learn how to sort the graduate recruitment myths from the truths and make a confident start to your career.

Careers in IT

Date: TBC. This fair is for students looking to be recruited into technology based positions.


Date: TBC. Looking for an environmental career? Have a passion for sustainability? Don’t miss the opportunity to explore your career options through this week of events.