University of Kent
  • Employability

    The career prospects for our graduates are excellent. The School is placed 5th for graduate prospects in both The Guardian University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017.
  • Advice

    It's important that students not only get a good degree in Economics, but that they prepare for life after university. The School offers support and advice on what to do after an Economics degree.
  • Placements and internships

    We encourage our students to gain valuable work experience while at university, whether it's a spring week, a summer internship or a year working in industry.
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CV and Cover LetterWork experience is important when applying for graduate jobs. It is something the school strongly encourages all our students to have; whether it is an internship or placement year with a company the student would like to work for in the future, or working in a bar, volunteering in a shop or temping in an office during the summer. However, some students, due to various reasons, are not able to gain work experience before or during their degree. So what should they do when it comes to writing a CV? The Guardian has written an article which gives some useful tips on writing a CV with no work experience:

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KPMG logoKPMG are hosting a virtual careers fair. Find out how to apply, what they can offer you in terms of careers and training and which area of the business might suit you. There are also informative videos to watch. Then join their live Question and Answer sessions on 29th August. For more information please use this link: http://kpmgvcf.vfairs.com/en/

sign post Now that our final year students are heading towards their final exams, we are offering our students the opportunity to come and speak to us about what do in the future. Here is some of the advice we are offering. 

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Students graduation Leaving University can be a daunting prospect especially if you are unsure about what you would like to do as a career.

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Man sitting at computerIncreasing numbers of employers are using video interviews as part of their selection process. With this in mind we have come up with some tips to help our students with this stage of the process. 

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