At York, we help you get to where you want to be.

Wherever you are in your career journey, we're here to help you stand out from the crowd. During your time at York, you will gain valuable skills and experience that are highly valued by global employers.

Access our careers support to get the most of your university experience and find out where a York degree can take you.

Contact us

Careers and Placements team
+44 (0)1904 322685

Bright futures

94% of York graduates entered work or further study HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, UK graduates.

Top 20

Universities targeted by the largest number of top employers (High Fliers Graduate Market Report 2021).

Top 10

In the UK for graduate earning potential (The Guardian 2018).

Bespoke careers support

Explore these key resources for international students. 

  • Working during your studies: find out how to look for part-time work while you study. 
  • Working in the UK after your studies: learn about your work options after finishing your degree. 
  • GoinGlobal: You'll have access to profiles from 40+ countries with information on work permits and visas, professional and social networking, cultural advice and application and interview advice. 

I completed an internship while I was studying for my undergraduate degree. The experience was really helpful and insightful as it gave me first-hand experience on what I had been learning and helped me decide how I wanted to progress with my career.

Jennifer, MSc Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Management (Kenya)

Build a professional network

Grow your professional network by making contacts with relevant employers and gain valuable insights. 

  • York profiles and mentors: connect with a mentor and get advice from over 1000 graduates. 
  • Networking with employers: make connections that will help you in your future career.
  • Events: events provide opportunities to talk to professionals working in areas that you are interested in.
  • Asia Career Insights Series 2022: a series of short webinars that give an insight into the labour market, employers and career opportunities in China and South East Asia.

The University of York allows you to improve your employability skills. My first job experience was that of an International Ambassador, a position I still love working at even today. With help from the Careers and Placements team members, I was also able to secure an internship last year in Biology. 

Navin, MBiol Genetics (India)

Gain valuable skills 

Explore our programmes designed to give you the skills you need.

Learn from experience 

Continue learning beyond the classroom.

Stand out from the crowd

All you need to know about job applications, the UK recruitment process and how we support you every step of the way. 


Recruitment process

Contact us

Careers and Placements team
+44 (0)1904 322685