University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Employability

Top 10 in England

for paid work placements

Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2013/14

Develop your employability

Degree courses at the University of Huddersfield offer what you need to become a confident, employable graduate. With many courses including industry placements and specialist careers advisors for international students, you’ll develop real-world skills and build your CV.

Specialist careers advisors

The University has specialist careers advisors for international students. You’ll find them on-campus and from day one you’ll have access to one-to-one guidance, CV checking and interview techniques. You can also join workshops especially for international students, covering everything from graduate recruitment to how to develop global networks.

Industry placements

The University of Huddersfield is among the UK’s top providers of ‘sandwich’ courses, which are developed in conjunction with global employers and industry. This means you may have the chance to complete a 12-month paid work placement as part of your degree. This is a great way to build your CV, develop real-world skills and apply what you’ve learnt in University to the workplace.

Careers and Employability Service

This service is all about developing the employability of international students at the University of Huddersfield. You’ll have access to a range of support whilst studying, including:

  • on-campus job fairs on-campus
  • one-to-one guidance appointments
  • help finding internships from a dedicated Internship Co-ordinator
  • free online JobsShop.

Helping you reach your career goals

Develop your employability skills at the International Study Centre.

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