University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Employability

5 star

for employability

QS World University Rankings, 2018

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.

Excellent career prospects

Career-focused degrees, many offering internships and work placements, will equip you with real world skills to prepare you for a career after graduation. Huddersfield is one of the top ten providers of work placement courses in the UK (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2013/14), with over 2,000 students completing work placements at British and international businesses every year. The University also has two specialist advisers for international students as part of its Careers and Employability Service and was awarded a QS 5 Star rating for Employability in 2018.

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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