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The University of Exeter and your career

Making yourself employable is a big part of getting the job you want - good qualifications are only half the answer. Whether you have a specific career in mind, or have no idea about which direction to take, there are many opportunities that you can take advantage now that will make you more employable when you leave University. 

This website aims to guide you through thinking about your employability and your career and will help you access the huge range of services that the University of Exeter Career Zone provides. You can also take a look at our In the Zone magazine.

How can we help you?

See an overview of the services on offer from the Career Zone that you should take full advantage of while you're here.

What do I need to get a graduate level job?

Take a look at what we believe the key attributes are that graduates need to get a graduate level job.

Career timeline

Our Career Timeline tells you what you should be doing and when to plan your career and make yourself more employable over the course of your degree.

My Career Zone

My Career Zone is our online system that allows you to find graduate-level jobs and internships, look for part-time work, and book onto employability skills sessions and events. You can use it for three years after you graduate!

Come and see us

Our Career Zones in Exeter and the Cornwall are open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, including during vacation. Visit us or get in touch for help and advice, and to explore our wide range of information and resources.

Career advice

You can talk to us about pretty much anything career related, and we're happy to give you in-depth advice and check over your CV, covering letter or application form. Find out more about the we can help with, and how you can prepare to see us.

No idea where to start?

If you have no idea where to start and would like to speak to somebody in person, you can come and see us in the Career Zone. We can help you get started thinking about you career, show you our resources, and can bring you up to speed on what you should be doing to make yourself more employable.