Invaluable preparation for your future

Careers and Employability Service

Invaluable preparation for your future

In a competitive market place employers are looking for graduates that not only bring a strong academic record, but also a range of graduate attributes, such as problem solving, initiative, effective communication and leadership. Whatever occupation you might be aiming for there is also an increasing demand for graduates with work experience.

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Your years at university present a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience, insight and really build your employability. It’s never too early to start gaining the skills that will ensure you have all options open to you to both during and after your time at the University of Stirling.

Stirling has a strong record of producing employable graduates that are sought out by employers:

  • We earned five stars for employability in the QS World University Rankings 2018
  • More than 96% of our graduates find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating. (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2015/16)

The Careers and Employability Service encourages students to make the most of their time at university, and through the activities highlighted below supports the successful development of students ‘career plans at every stage of university life and beyond.

How the Careers and Employability Service can help

Careers education

  • Face-to-face meetings with a wide range of employers
  • Getting into sessions on a range of opportunities
  • Programme of career workshops
  • Employer and opportunity provider presentations

Career guidance

  • One to one interviews with a Careers and Employability Consultant
  • Guidance and advice on job searching, applications and interviews
  • Practice interviews

Careers information

  • Comprehensive website and online toolkits supporting your career development
  • Career directories and magazines to take away
  • Online vacancy and events service advertising work during semester, vacation and after graduation
  • Career fairs 

Visit the Careers and Employability Services

Help with Vacancies 

We have a dedicated resource for Stirling students advertising the full range of employment and volunteering opportunities.

Sign up for the vacancy service

Contact us Careers and Employability Service University of Stirling <br>Stirling FK9 4LA <br>Scotland UK <br> + 44 (0) 1786 466022
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