From the beginning of your academic journey and throughout your studies, we offer a range of tools and dedicated career support, to help your personal and professional development and improve your employability.
There are also are several initiatives and schemes that you can take part in. These will help you build and develop your transferable skills and network with potential employers, preparing you to face the ever-changing graduate job market.
Your Personal Tutor and our dedicated Careers Consultants can give you one-to-one advice and help you make the most of the opportunities and support services available across the University.
Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready by downloading our introductions to employability:
Improving your employability
Enhance your employability skills with the initiatives and schemes that you can take part in. These will help you build and develop your transferable skills and network with potential employers.
Whether you're looking for a part-time job to fit around your studies, your graduate role, applying for a postgraduate course or just plain confused we can help you to explore your potential career paths.
Jobs and work experience
We provide a number of tools to help you find the job you want both while you study and when you graduate. If you’re not sure where to begin you can discuss your career options with one of our careers consultants.
Working and studying abroad
Spending time abroad is the perfect chance to expand your horizons and experience another culture, perhaps even pick up another language.
We have a variety of opportunities available, from studying abroad at a partner institution, undertaking a summer internship, volunteering or even a year-long Erasmus+ traineeship.
Careers and Employability Service
The Engage system has a wide range of opportunities for students and you will find information on full-time, part-time and vacation jobs as well as paid internships and volunteering opportunities. Set up your own searches and alerts to personalise your job hunt.
What our students say
My motto is to say ‘yes’ and apply for everything. There are opportunities everywhere and you just need to grab them all. The University offers so much support so do everything you can
My time at Westminster has provided me with a stepping stone to get to where I want to be as well as helping me to discover my passions outside of my academic study.
Since my first meeting with a Careers Consultant I gained more confidence in my future career journey and received valuable and honest feedback about my start-up.