Undergraduate study

Careers and employment

Our award-winning Careers Service can help with your career choices, and offer practical advice about how to progress your career goals.

Our 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.

The Careers Service were always really helpful. They started with my CV and talked me through how to improve it.

Caitlin StronachBSc (Hons) Mathematics

Career opportunities

More than 13,500 vacancies from more than 3,500 employers were advertised with the Careers Service in 2013/14, including 88 of The Times Top 100 employers.

Our services

Our Careers Service has offices within the University’s Main Library at the heart of the Central Area campus and on our King’s Buildings campus.

We offer you:

  • online jobs board advertising workduring semester, vacations and aftergraduation;
  • face-to-face meetings with a widerange of employers, from topmultinationals to local SMEs;
  • comprehensive website and onlinetoolkits supporting your careerdevelopment;
  • personalised guidance and helpwith job searching, applicationsand interviews;
  • opportunities to interact with andlearn from business professionals,including access to the University’sworldwide alumni network;
  • bespoke internships in the UKand abroad.

Careers Service

See our Careers Service website for more information on the help they can provide.

Careers Service

Develop your employability

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.

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