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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A board roomThis term the School has held a number of skills workshops run by employers. These included a useful advice session on interview skills.

 

 

 

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Students around a tableThe Careers and Employability Service offer a fantastic bursary for students. The B-KEW bursary is a great opportunity for students to claim back money on out-of-pocket travel expenses for undertaking unpaid work experience (for the first three weeks or 120 hours of work) or for a training event.

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CV and Cover Letter ImageHow should you write a cover letter? What should you include? What will help you stand out?

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Assessment CentreDuring the University's Employability Festival Grant Thornton ran an excellent workshop on assessment centres, which included their top tips.

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Empfest Brochure #Empfest is back! The highly successful University of Kent Employability Festival returns to the Canterbury campus for two weeks, from the 23rd October to 3rd November 2017.

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