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Discover the tools for your career success

By studying at Leicester you make sure that you are giving yourself the best possible chance to get the future you want.

Achieve your goals

The University provides personal support so that you can achieve your goals. You will receive help to identify your career ambitions, personal strengths and what you need to develop to be ahead of the crowd. The careers advisers can also help with your applications and tell you about the latest internships, work placements and graduate jobs.

Gain experience and build your skills

The University has specially designed programmes that can support you in getting the skills, experiences and connections you need to stand out in today’s competitive job market. The activities range from volunteering and learning how to start a business, to mentoring and taking part in our Undergraduate Internship Programme.

Connect with employers

Leicester works closely with leading graduate employers. Representatives from different industry sectors visit campus all year round, offering workshops and talks on different career pathways. The Festival of Careers is one of the largest graduate recruitment events in the UK. In 2014 over 100 employers attended the five-day event to promote internships and graduate roles.