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Careers activities

We work closely with the Careers and Placements team and potential employers to offer a programme of tailor-made careers activities, advice and training, specifically designed to help students develop employability skills and seize the opportunities that our Language and Linguistic Science degrees offer.

A full list of careers-related events offered by Careers and Placements, employers, academic departments and student societies is available to students via Handshake.

Developing students’ employability 

The University of York offers an exclusive programme of fairs and careers advice sessions to provide specific information to Arts and Humanities students about the different types of careers and work experience available to them. 

Our students can also receive one-to-one careers advice and have mock interviews with careers consultants from the Careers and Placements team

Workshop Opportunities

What is more, the Faculty Employability Managers and Careers Consultants have developed a new innovative CV platform for students in partnership with an organisation called CareerSet. This platform enables our students to enhance their job applications by receiving instant personalised CV feedback based on the key criteria employers look for. The platform uses AI (artificial intelligence) technology, whilst being trained to recognise the CV standard we work towards here at York. 

Workshop sessions and skills-focused events specific for Language and Linguistics students are organised throughout the year by the department. These events give you the chance to develop a skill or learn a new one, and are often delivered by specialists or employers in the sector.

Examples of workshops specific for Language and Linguistics students:

Career in Speech & Language Therapy Workshop
Career in Publishing Workshop

Employability workshop with P&G

Career in Speech & Language Therapy Workshop

Career in Publishing Workshop

TeachFirst Employability Workshop