Our award-winning Careers Service can help with your career choices, and offer practical advice about how to progress your career goals.
The Careers Service offers many opportunities for you to develop a broad range of skills, grow in confidence and learn more about yourself.
The service offers advice, guidance and careers information for all students and our recent graduates.
Careers Service staff can also help you to work while you study or advise on volunteering opportunities.
See our Careers Service website for more information on the help they can provide.
Tomorrow’s employers want more than a degree holder - they want graduates who have developed a range of skills and qualities appropriate for the working world.
Whether you are certain about your future career or are still unsure about what you might do after graduating, be reassured that employers value Edinburgh graduates for their intellectual ability and highly developed transferable skills.
We provide a supportive environment in which you can discover how to develop your skills and personal qualities - both within and outside of study.
Many students take part-time work while they study. This not only helps your budget, but may also develop your employability.
Our Careers Service provides an online database of employers offering temporary, part-time and vacation work to students.
The long summer holiday is a definite bonus of university life and you can use this time to gain experience to improve your prospects when you graduate.
Many organisations offer summer placements and internships, and our Careers Service can advise you on how and when to apply for a place.
The University of Edinburgh is one of the top campuses that we target for recruitment. If you are looking for a university that will give you the skills and experiences to have a successful career, then The University of Edinburgh is a good place to start.
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We have several volunteer-oriented student groups at the University and student volunteers also support our widening participation activities.
The Careers Service provides advice on working and studying around the world.
More information on employment opportunities for international students is available online.
There will be a number of talks by the Careers Service during Freshers' Week to introduce you to the service and how it can support you with your career-planning.
This article was published on Oct 13, 2011