Employability

Employability

Whatever reasons you have for coming to Hull (and we'd like to think there are quite a few), it's what you do afterwards that really matters.

We're in the national top 10 universities for graduate employability. More than 96% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their studies.

There's a reason that our alumni achieve success at the top level of every sector, from commerce and politics to science and the arts. It's because we equip our students with the tools to flourish in the world of work.

Courses

We design our courses to develop enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability.

Each department uses guest lecturers to share real-world experiences. And our free elective scheme enables you to choose modules outside the main scope of your degree to widen your skill-set. We'll work with you to produce a personal development plan and support you in strengthening the interpersonal and professional skills that employers look for.

Careers and Employability Service

Our students have lifelong access to the University's Careers and Employability Service. The team can offer impartial, insightful advice to keep you on track towards your chosen career. Tools available to fine tune your approach include CV clinics, practice interview sessions, testing and networking events.

Job opportunities

Many students supplement their income and add experience to their CV by working part time. We provide access to thousands of job opportunities with local businesses and national corporations. Openings from summer jobs to graduate internships are available through ourCareers and Employability Service.

The students' union's Job Shop works with local employers to find work opportunities for students. It also offers advice on CVs, interview technique and taxes.

Hull Employability Awards

From volunteering to part-time work, academic study to being a member of a sports team, you can gain a wealth of experience at uni. The Hull Employability Awards help you to articulate the skills you develop on your journey towards becoming a distinctive 'Hull graduate'.

A unique addition to your CV, this University scheme will teach you how to make sure you stand out from the herd.

Enterprise Centre

The Enterprise Centre is our on-campus hub for inspiring business start-ups. If you've had a bright idea, The University of Hull can help you get it off the ground. Clinics, workshops, research and technical expertise are available to empower you to turn your business ideas into reality. We also have purpose-built high-tech office space available for local entrepreneurs.