Six months after graduating we will contact you and ask you to complete the Graduate Destinations Survey

Services available to graduates

If you've graduated from the University of Exeter within the past three years and are looking for career advice, internship opportunities, graduate-level work or are interested in further study then there's a range of ways we can help you.

My Career Zone

My Career Zone is our system that allows you to search for jobs and internships and browse our FAQs and resources. You will have access to My Career Zone for 3 years after you graduate.

It's important that you update your preferences and contact details in order to continue using the system. Find out more about logging in to My Career Zone and updating your details.

Career information and advice

You are welcome to use our resources in our Career Zones on the Streatham and Penryn campuses. We have a range of resources including employer directories, books and training videos. 

The Career research section of this site has information on different employment sectors, options with your degree and advice on choosing postgraduate study.

We're happy to speak with you and offer you careers information and advice. To arrange an appointment, please get in touch with us.

Our eXepert (careers Q&A) provides you with the opportunity to contact University alumni to gain advice on how to enter their chosen sector, work for a certain company, as well as benefit from possible networking opportunities and contacts.

International students should also look at this support page for advice on working in the UK after graduating.

Graduate Careers Workshops

If you completed your studies in 2016, we are offering a range of webinars and workshops which will be really helpful if you are looking for work or further study.  


Gain access to careers support online via our webinars which can be accessed from wherever you may be after graduation. Topics covered include:

  • Career planning & job hunting
  • Creating a successful CV
  • Finding an internship or work experience
  • Interview Techniques
  • Effective Application Forms
  • LinkedIn skills

To book on a session just follow this link to and search for ‘webinar’ under the Events section.

Internship opportunities

Graduate Business Partnership - The University of Exeter Graduate Business Partnership scheme 

Access to Internships - Access to Internships (A2I) is a scheme to help Exeter graduates using information, support and funding provided by the Career Zone. If you cannot find the right advertised graduate role or internship, A2I offers you the opportunity to approach eligible employers to ask them to create a role for you, offering a £1,500 subsidy, generously funded by Santander Universities. Visit the A2I web pages for more information and sign-up to receive support with your graduate job seeking. 

Knowledge Transfer Partnership - Paid placements working on challenging projects with the time and financial support to follow a training plan, mentoring support and a high probability of a permanent post at the end.

Graduate Talent Pool - A government scheme connecting graduates to businesses through internships

Regional internship opportunities - An overview of different graduate internship schemes from across the UK

Finding graduate-level employment

Our online vacancy system My Career Zone holds hundreds of graduate-level jobs.

View our Employment sector and External job sources web pages for other places to search for jobs.

The University of Exeter is a great place to work, see our current vacancies.