Careers and opportunities

Useful resources and sources of support for helping you make the most of your time at Edinburgh including support with looking for internships and part-time jobs, help with applications and planning for your next steps after graduation.

Careers Service website

Go to our Careers Service website for round-the-clock access to careers information, advice and tools. 



Job portal

MyCareerHub is the Careers Service’s online jobs portal for part-time, vacation and graduate jobs exclusively for University of Edinburgh students and graduates

What are your options?

Find out about your options after graduation including options with your degree, further study and starting your own business plus resources and tools to help you start your career planning, whatever stage you’re at.

Work while you study

There are many options for working while you study including part-time paid work, internships and work experience. Discover how to track down opportunities and important information you need to know.

Help with applications

Find out how you can get support with making applications for jobs and further study including help with application forms, CVs, interviews and assessment centres.

Developing your employability

There are a wealth of opportunities for you to develop your employability during your time at Edinburgh including the Edinburgh Award scheme, work experience opportunities and ambassadorial roles.


Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and enhance your CV. Find out about the many opportunities to volunteer in Edinburgh and beyond including volunteering in the UK and overseas.

International opportunities

Information on different international experiences including working and studying abroad

Contact the Careers Service

Contact details for the Careers Service and advice on how to get in touch.