Work experience

Work experience is an essential part of your career journey.

When you graduate, you will be entering a hugely competitive jobs market. To make yourself stand out from the crowd, you need to equip yourself with the skills and attributes graduate employers want.

The best way to do this is to get some work experience under your belt and learn how to present that on your CV, on application forms and at interviews.

University is the perfect time to explore jobs and industries which interest you. The University has a team of staff here to help you to secure work experience opportunities. Whether you have no specific career in mind yet or are ready to launch your hunt for a longer placement opportunity, we can support you at every step of your career journey.

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Types of opportunity

Learn more about internships, work experience, part-time jobs and volunteering.

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What you can gain

Taking part in work experience allows you to develop employability skills, earn money, test out career options and more.

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Finding opportunities

Where to search for University-supported and external work experience opportunities.

Making the most of your time

What to do before, during and after your work experience.