University of Derby Careers
University of Derby Careers, So you want to go to university but you don’t know what you want to do when you leave? Or, you know what you want to do but don’t know how to get there?
Once you’re enrolled on a course here, our Careers and Employment Service will support you in finding the right path to choose, becoming industry aware and developing your career ambitions.
We want to support you in preparing for the world of work and make sure that you have the greatest possible chance of getting a job you want after graduating, this is how:
The Futures Award
Gain official recognition for your volunteering, employer mentoring, work experience, curriculum activity, student union involvement and more.
Real World Learning
With £150million invested in our facilities over the past five years we want to ensure that you have access to some of the UK’s best learning environments. Our facilities operate on a commercial scale making the world your classroom.
Gain a recognized qualification alongside knowledge and practical skills by studying on one of our courses which are accredited by professional bodies. You could also undertake professional qualifications alongside some of our courses.
Our close links with employers across many industries means that you’ll be kept up to date with industry developments, go on work placements, and have the opportunity to build good contacts to help you get a job.
Our strong links with industry leaders has previously seen our students gain placements at companies such as Microsoft, Bentley, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Toyota and IBM. Supporting you with CV and personal statement writing skills as well as offering advice as and when you need it our Careers and Employment Service can support you in applying for a placement that suits your needs and career ambitions.