Careers and employability

Our courses won't just fire your imagination, they'll help you develop the skills and experience you need to go far once you graduate. And whether you know where you're heading or need some direction, our careers team is always happy to help.

Great careers start here

The University has long-standing links with business, industry, public sector and professional organisations, and our commitment to being the UK's leading business-facing University means you benefit from our drive to ensure that you, our graduates, are the first choice for employers. So, whatever you want to do - or if you're not quite sure yet - we'll do everything in our power to help you on your way to a happy and fulfilling future career.

Courses based on business needs

From Economics to English Literature, every one of our courses is designed to boost the skills employers are looking for – even if you don't realise it. That's because each school works closely with experienced business people to plan its teaching programme. For example,  Business School, all students study modules in employability and entrepreneurship, helping our students stay one step ahead in the job market, and employers in get the highly skilled graduates they are looking for.

How we can help

How we can help

Use our services to help kick-start your career. We can give you the edge in the jobs marketplace...

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Work placements

Work placements

Work placements can provide invaluable career experience for students, as well as cost-effective solutions for employers....

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Support for alumni

Support for alumni

We're here to help support you when planning the next step in your career...

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Enterprise

Enterprise

Gain the knowledge and confidence to become an independent thinker, to challenge conventions and to open the door to amazing career opportunities...

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Travel the world

Travel the world

Spend part of your course studying or working abroad and pick up valuable skills and experience which will help advance your career potential...

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Experience Hub

Experience Hub

Your one stop shop for opportunities at Herts and gain experience to shape your future....

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