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Careers and Placements: Work, volunteering and career planning


Find your Strengths

Who are we?

We are here to support you during and after your time at York by helping you to apply for jobs, get career ideas, find work experience and develop your skills.

We are open 10am to 5pm, Monday - Friday in term time. Vacation opening times may vary. Visit the Enquiry Desk any time with your quick questions. For more in-depth support, come to our daily drop-in between 11am and 1pm to sit down and speak to a member of our team. Alternatively, send us a message right now on Handshake.

Wondering where to get started? Use the links below to browse our extensive careers resources or log in to Handshake, our careers platform, to search for events, jobs and opportunities.

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How can we help you?

Whatever stage you're at - whether you know what you want to do or not - we can help. Start by looking at our online resources or have a chat with us.


Careers resources

  • Get career ideas
  • Find work experience
  • Search for jobs
  • CVs and interviews
  • Support for specific student groups

Whats on

Event schedule

  • Browse our upcoming events
  • Read frequently asked questions about our events programme

Talk to us


  • Drop-in
  • Careers advice appointments
  • Mock interviews
  • CV reviews

What's happening at the moment?

  • Final years - apply for York Award, applications NOW OPEN (also open to penultimate year undergraduates)
  • York Internships for summer are open in Handshake from this week - now is a good time to make sure you have your CV ready!

Find us on campus

Find us on Campus West next to the Spring Lane building. During term-time we are open: 10am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.

Got a quick question? Message us on Handshake


Careers and Placements, Harewood Way, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD.



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