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The Careers Group, University of London

The Careers Group is recognised as an international centre of excellence and is the largest higher education careers service in the UK. Our mission is to provide products and services designed to help individuals achieve and maintain job satisfaction throughout their working lives.

Our key customers are academic institutions wanting to deliver careers services to their students, staff and graduates; organisations looking for help with career development activities; careers service providers seeking support; graduate recruiters wishing to meet students and graduates at any stage in their working lives; and individual job seekers or career changers.

The Careers Group is a membership organisation consisting of a range of higher education Careers Services supported by a small central team within the University of London. The Careers Group provides expertise, experience and high quality staff to work within member services supporting undergraduates, postgraduates and research staff as well as liaising with graduate recruiters from all sectors.

Expert staff

The Careers Group includes over 150 careers and employability professionals and employability consultants working across its member services. Our in-house Professional Development and Research Units ensure that staff are supported to be practice leaders in their field, working with students and graduates from all disciplines and employers from across all sectors.

Our members

The following university Careers Services are full members of The Careers Group:

  • City, University of London
  • Goldsmiths Careers Service
  • King’s College London Careers & Employability Service
  • Queen Mary Careers & Enterprise Service
  • Royal Holloway Careers & Employability Service
  • SOAS Careers
  • St Mary’s University Careers Service
  • University College London

Specialist institutions of The University of London:

  • The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Heythrop College
  • The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • The Royal Veterinary College
  • St George’s University of London
  • School of Advanced Study

The Careers Group also provides on-site careers services to other higher education institutions, including the London campuses of various UK universities.

Professional Training, Staff Development & Research

The Careers Group has an in-house Professional Development Unit offering a range of employability-focused webinars and training opportunities for careers professionals and graduate recruiters, ranging from sector updates to digests of current policy developments within the employability landscape.
We also have a Research Unit dedicated to creating and disseminating research into current employability issues. If you are interested in finding out more about our current work or how you can commission us to carry out research for you, please contact Fiona Cobb, Research Coordinator 020 863 6063.

Advertise opportunities to our students

If you are interested in advertising opportunities to students across our member colleges – whether temporary or permanent roles or internships – please contact our vacancies team via:

Work for us

Some of our vacancies are recruited centrally via the University of London, whilst others are recruited directly through member college services. If you are interested in working with The Careers Group go to the University’s vacancy listing or check out the job pages of relevant member institutions.