Undergraduate Students

Careers and Employability Support

Start your Career Journey

We are the Careers and Employability service, our purpose is to support students on their career journey. We are here to provide impartial advice which will help you in your professional development and search for employment.   

What we offer

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    1 - 2 - 1 Appointments

    Get impartial careers advice. Chat through your ambitions with a careers advisor. 

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    Develop new skills

    We are here to support your professional development. Our employability workshops are a great way to develop your skills. 

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    Practice Interviews

    Whether you are going for a part-time role to support yourself while you study, a placement programme, internship, a graduate programme or another role. We are here to support you. 

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    Employability Schemes

    Our employability schemes are here to help you kickstart your career. You definitely want to check out Employability Points and Study Plus! 

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    Employer Visits

    We regularly welcome employers and organisations from a variety of sectors to campus for you to network with.

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    Career Fairs

    Meet organisations and companies who are looking for talented students and graduates at our Career Fairs. 

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    Careers Resources

    We have plenty of platforms, guides and information to help you throughout your career journey. See below for more. 

Where to Start

We recommend you start thinking about your career path as soon as possible. You do not have to wait until your graduation to start engaging with us. There are plenty of opportunities we offer to all students which can help you: 

  • Build a competitive CV that will help you stand out. 
  • Figure out how you can make the most of your university experience to maximise your employment prospects. 
  • Succeed in securing placements and internships through careers coaching.
  • Engage with recruiting employers. 
  • Consider your next steps: whether this be further study or employment. 

Check out the links below to access opportunities and resources we provide. 

Activate your Uni Kent Careers Hub Account.

The Uni Kent Careers hub is available to all University of Kent Students. To log in you will need to use your University Of Kent email address and password. 

The Careers Hub is the main portal for students to access support from the Careers and Employability Service. Activate your account to be able to book 1-2-1 Careers Appointments, Quick Advice appointments, and spaces on career workshops, networking events with employers and application support sessions. 

You can also search for Part-Time work on Kent Union's JobShop vacancy board on the hub. 

Career pages for different stages

Check out the following pages for your university year group and see how you can start working towards your career goals.  

Each page contains a timeline and links to resources to help you plan and develop your employability effectively.