When applying for University you might not have your future mapped out, but it’s important to know that we're here for you every step of the way.
Not meaning to wish away your time with us, but we know the importance of preparing you for life after graduation, which is why at Essex we do everything we can to help you achieve your goals. We will support you not only when you are a student at Essex, but as a graduate too, helping you to achieve your career aspirations and connecting you to employers and opportunities. Learn more about the career support on offer, spending a year on work placement and part-time job opportunities on campus.
Throughout your time at Essex we ensure you have access to a wealth of career support. From events and workshops, to one-to-one guidance and personal awards, we will help you feel ready to start job hunting.
How better to prepare for building your career than by immersing yourself in the industry as part of your degree? Many of our degrees offer the option of a placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain real-world experience relevant to your career ambitions. Your degree will extend to four years, with your third year taken in placement in the UK or abroad.
Benefits of doing a placement year include:
Another way of boosting your CV whilst at university is to work part-time alongside your studies, you'll get the added benefit of a little extra cash to help pay the bills too!
At Essex we offer plenty of varied work opportunities on campus, take a look at just a few below or browse all our jobs on campus here.