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York Futures: get skills and experience

Your Career Journey 2020-21

Your Future, York Futures

During your time at York we offer you the chance to develop your skills, strengths and leadership qualities. You can build a rich portfolio of skills and experiences to enhance your CV, impress employers, set up your own enterprise or prepare you for further study.

Your Career Journey will help you plan your time at York, review what you have achieved and move towards a career that you'll thrive in. Click on the pdf to see the journey or find your year group in the options below.

Your Career Journey 2020-21 version

Your Career Journey - year groups

Your Career Journey - 2020-21 version 

Undergraduate levels:

All undergraduate year groups - Your Career Journey 2020-21 (PDF , 4,838kb)

Postgraduate levels:

Your Career Journey - accessible versions

York Futures Scholarships

The York Futures Scholarship funds students to access opportunities that give them a head start in the job market. It is funded by York's alumni and friends community through philanthropic donations.


Work experience and Enterprise

Placement Year, internships and business startup

Global programmes

Study abroad, summer schools, exchanges

Community projects

Gain experience, make a difference and share skills

York Award

York Award and York Leaders

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York Strengths

Discover your strengths

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Opportunities in education, community, heritage and more

Student-led activities

Student societies and representation can help you develop skills and gain experience, as well as add fun to your time at university.

Looking for funding for your project idea?

Take a look at our schemes, funded by York alumni, to help you fund your idea.