Careers and Employability

The Careers and Employability Service supports students and recent graduates across all stages of their career development journey. From figuring out your career options and finding professional experience, through to securing graduate jobs or post-graduate study, we are here to help and support you. We offer a wide range of career workshops, events, online resources as well as one-to-one guidance from our team of faculty-aligned career and employability advisers.

Job search resources

The Careers and Employability Service's Handshake lists a large number of graduate job vacancies throughout the year, which includes part-time opportunities for students both home and abroad.

Other resources you might find useful in your job search include:

Job search resources

Career programmes and events

As well as our wide range of career workshops, we host events with employers throughout the year, including careers fairs and festivals, panel talks and assessment days. We also run a number of programmes and initiatives to help students gain valuable industry experience and expand their network.

If you are a current student or recent graduate, you can find the full schedule and details of all these events and opportunities by visiting Handshake.

Careers fairs

Careers fairs

Our annual graduate jobs fairs are a great way to meet employers across a wide range of industries and find out more about the opportunities available when you graduate.

Careers festivals

Careers festivals

Our careers festivals help our students and recent graduates explore career options, enhance transferable skills and network with employers.

Elevate

Elevate

An accelerator programme, designed to help provide Black home students with the support, guidance and tools to aim high and achieve their full potential.

Broadening horizons

Broadening horizons

A six-week, paid programme which runs twice a year, giving Levels 4 and 5 students an opportunity to gain real-life consultancy experience, working on a wide range of employer-led projects.

 

 

Contact the Careers and Employability Team

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you, please contact us via email at careers@kingston.ac.uk.

Careers and Employability Team
Room JG0004
John Galsworthy Building
Penrhyn Road
Kingston
KT1 2EE