Careers and your future
As well as studying a subject you are passionate about, one of the main reasons for going to university is to get a great job after graduating. Here are just some of the reasons why we are the university of choice for many career-minded students:
95% of our graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation
Top 15 higher education institutions targeted by the largest number of top employers in 2016/17
Superb links with hundreds of international, national and regional employers
Opportunities to spend time in industry in the UK and abroad
Modules on employability are included in all our degree programmes
Advice and guidance to match your skills and interests to a career that will suit you
Dedicated hub to support activities which help you develop entrepreneurship skills
Comprehensive programme of events to prepare you to compete in the job market
Preparing you for an exciting career
Employers recruit graduates who can show evidence of team work, leadership or who have spent time travelling and experiencing new situations and cultures. Everything you do socially, academically and in the workplace can make you more employable. We will help you to identify and articulate these skills to prospective employers.
The Career Zones at our Streatham and Penryn campuses offer help at all stages of your career planning, whether you are still deciding what to do, planning for your future, or competing for jobs.
Enhance your CV
There are a whole range of CV boosting opportunities that you can get involved with whilst studying; from learning a language or studying abroad to volunteering in the local community.
Real work experience
Even if your degree doesn’t include a placement as a core element of the course, we offer excellent opportunities to gain real business experience.
As a graduate from the University of Exeter, you are not only entitled to all of the fantastic resources that our Alumni Office can offer, you also have access to the Career Zone forever.