Careers, placements and volunteering

We are committed to enhancing the employability of all our students, undergraduate and postgraduate, enabling them to compete and flourish in a competitive, fast-moving economy.

Career guidance

We have award-winning career guidance at Kent! So, make sure you use it throughout your studies to prepare and plan for your post-graduation options! Learn more about our careers advice and events.

More about career guidance

Work and placement opportunities

There are plenty of ways to gain experience and tailor your university experience. Check out and apply for opportunities available to you whilst you study; you could take a year in industry, supplement your degree with an additional year in another discipline. Take advantage of many more opportunities to build your skills and experience during your time at Kent. 

Volunteering and development opportunities

There are lots of opportunities to enhance your skills, meet new people and get involved with events and organisations to boost your employability, enhance your CV and reach your potential while at Kent.   

Grad goals

Together with Kent Union, we have outlined seven graduate attributes that top employers are looking for and how you can gain them while at Kent.  

Get rewarded

We want to reward you for your hard work. Check out our extracurricular schemes to help you to further develop your skills.  

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