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An exclusive programme for Social Sciences students to kickstart your career

Departments of Economics, Education, Law, Management, PEP, Politics, Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work. Social Political Science, Women's Studies, HYMS

Your Social Sciences Careers and Placements team

Kelly McDonald

Faculty Employability Manager


Postgraduate qualification in Careers Guidance.

Worked in schools and colleges, with a focus on raising aspirations and widening participation.

Ten years experience in universities supporting students and staff including researchers.

Currently training as a professional coach.

Activities this term open to all Social Sciences students

In Spring Term all of our events are taking place online. We have a mix of live, interactive sessions and pre-recorded sessions.

Here are the highlights for Social Sciences students. Browse all our upcoming live events on Handshake.

Live events 

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 8

Browse all our events on Handshake.

Pre-recorded events

We have sessions grouped in three categories:

  • Career ideas
  • Finding and applying for jobs
  • Other virtual careers sessions

Virtual careers sessions

Other activities

  • Explore Enterprise - applications open 11 January - 12 February
  • York Strengths for Undergraduate First Years
  • NEW York Award launching soon - check back for details
  • York Leaders coming soon - check back for details
  • Volunteering opportunities


Careers advice appointments are available throughout the term. All our appointments are taking place on Zoom. Book an appointment on Handshake and read our Talk to Us page for information about our other appointments.

Keep up to date with all our events on our What's on page and Handshake.