During your time as a postgraduate student at Southampton you will discover a wide range of activities aimed at boosting your employability.
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Getting involved in clubs and societies, engaging with volunteering, representing other students on academic liaison committees, participating in postgraduate conferences and undertaking work experience are all opportunities available to you.
Our postgraduate population (over 3500 Masters and 2000 research students) have access to a wide range of resources in each Faculty and through support services. Career Destinations can help you reflect on your experiences and the attributes you have developed to include in your CV and job applications making them relevant to employers. They can also point you towards the opportunities or events which best develop any areas you need to work on.
Across our campuses you will find a range of events targeted specifically towards our postgraduates from skills development sessions, bespoke careers seminars, networking opportunities and panel presentations in association with key employers and alumni. In addition we provide a range of internships geared towards postgraduates including short term project work or consultancy to fit around your studies.
All of our offerings are designed to provide our students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop their graduate attributes as required in today’s competitive job market. You will be value the full range of experiences on offer in a research intensive while studying or researching. At the Universtiy of Southampton you will be encouraged to take ownership of your career development and take steps to stand out from the crowd.