Finding paid work

Finding paid work experience is a great way of increasing your employment skills and helping with general living costs. Careers & Employment (CE) host a number of events on campus such as Careers Fairs and networking sessions, enabling students to meet employers and form contacts.

How the Careers Service can support you as a student or recent graduate

Careers & Employment also have a wide range of resources ranging from on-campus workshops and careers appointments through to useful online guides to help students navigate the recruitment process of both part-time and full-time job roles.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to support students with our online resources and all our video and telephone appointments are still available Monday to Friday.

Our advisers will be available for in-person, video, and telephone appointments throughout your time at the University to support you with your career planning, gaining work experience, and finding part-time or full-time employment. After your course ends, we'll continue to support you for four years. Book an appointment slot on HandshakeAppointments are available Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 (until 16:00 on Fridays) with additional late appointments available until 19:00 on Thursdays.

You can ask us anything! Something you're not sure about? Heard about a career you might be interested in? Visit the Careers and Employment website to get in contact with us 24/7.

Online Resources

The Careers and Employment website contains a wealth of information to support you whatever stage of your career journey you are at. You’ll find support to help you find work and gain valuable experience to land a placement and other graduate opportunities. Discover and develop new career and business skills with expert advice, videos, interactive e-learning courses, tips, and articles.

These resources are constantly updated responding to the latest market information available, for instance, a suite of resources specifically around different types of interviews, including remote interviewing. We also have bespoke resources to support those who are running or looking to run their own business, for students thinking about placements and other forms of work experience and for international students.

Many of our recent LIVE workshops are recorded and uploaded within our resources for students and graduates to watch at a time that suits them.

What our
graduates say

What ourgraduates say

I cannot express how thankful I am for all your assistance. After this internship opportunity I am hoping to get my dream job. However, at the meantime I am happy with my current job and appreciate UH Career team support.

-Rumcy, MA graduate in Interior Architecture & Design