Recent data reveals that language graduates are the third most employable group of graduates in the UK, and Hull graduates enjoy a position within the top 10 in graduate employment league tables. Approximately half of our graduates enter jobs which have a European or international aspect.
A vast range of employment opportunities are open to you on graduation, including work abroad and even starting a new business of your own. Employment prospects are higher still for graduates with additional business and management skills. The combination of business and language skills will see you put in an advantageous position in comparison to other graduates.
Recent graduates have joined prestigious graduate management programmes with HSBC, BT and Youngs Seafood. Others have opted to go into translation, teaching both English and French abroad and in the UK, with some graduates taking the opportunity to travel as far as Japan. Specific opportunities taken up by recent graduates include: international customer liaison at Harrods; business analyst; United Biscuits; Customs and Excise executive Officer; English teaching assistant in Japan; lecturers teaching English at universities in Dijon and Reims, and at the Sorbonne in Paris; translator, Netherlands National Press Bureau; International Office at Lloyds Bank.