Careers Service

Discover Careers (2024 Date TBC)

Please Note

The below information relates to our 2023 offering. We are aiming to provide a similar opportunity for you to connect with students and graduates in the academic year 2024/25 and are currently reviewing what this offering will look like. 

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Discover Careers is a drop-in exhibition style event to help you get thinking about all things careers, jobs and employability.

It’s our biggest event of the year, running over 3 days in McEwan Hall and has something to offer all students, including the chance to:

  • meet over 100 employers
  • discover people, events and resources to help you with your career decisions throughout your studies and after you graduate

So whether you’re looking for part-time work, thinking about how you can build experience, or want to start exploring options or making applications for roles after graduation, you’ll find inspiration within the event.

There’s no preparation needed – our friendly and supportive staff, which includes lots of students just like you, will be on hand to help. There will be a wide range of employers and professional bodies attending each day, and they are all keen to help you have a great experience. 

When: Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 October 2023, 1:00-6:00pm

Where: On-Campus - McEwan Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh

During these 3 days the Careers Service is relocating to McEwan Hall  - we hope to meet you there.

Find out more on MyCareerHub (Login Required)

Use our Event Guide to find out who is attending each day (Login Required) 

The spectrum of different exhibitors at the event really brought home how many potential career paths there are out there, and even if none of those jobs are for you, it is fascinating to get a feel for different workplaces 

Student attendee at 2022 event

I really just wanted to get more information about what's actually out there in the world of work and this event definitely helped me with that

Student attendee at 2022 event


Please be aware that we have been alerted to a scam which is charging students to attend fairs. Please be aware that there is NO COST TO ATTEND this fair or any of our other fairs during the academic year. If you do come across similar scams please alert these to the Careers Service as soon as possible.


Discover Careers (2024 Date TBC)

Discover Careers is your opportunity to get started on all things jobs and employability. Drop in to discover over 100 recruiters and meet friendly Careers Service staff.

McEwan Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh