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Graduate employability

Improve your career opportunities

Keele University ranks highly for graduate employability and prospects. Students at Keele are prepared with the skills they need not only to succeed in their degree, but to impress employers around the world. 96% of students who graduated in 2017* found employment or continued on to further study within six months.

*HESA 2017

Your career and employability

Careers support

You will begin working on your career skills when you start your university preparation programme with help from your tutors at the International Study Centre. Following this, during your degree studies, you will be supported by advisers at Keele to explore your career options and improve your prospects. The Careers and Employability Centre on campus offers one-to-one guidance, drop-ins and career-related events including workshops and employer visits. It can also help you identify suitable work experience opportunities.

Internships and work experience

There are many opportunities at Keele for you to explore internship and work experience opportunities during your degree. The Careers and Employability Centre can help you find the best placements for your ambitions. Some are specific to the West Midlands area, meaning you can stay near campus.

1st for Employment 

Keele is ranked 1st for Employment (HESA - Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education, 2017)