Careers + Employment Service
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Careers + Employment Service

The University of Derby is focused on developing our student’s employability which is why we have the ninth highest employment rate in England. Our Careers + Employment Services supports you throughout your degree and after you graduate.

Applying for jobs

Our Careers + Employment Service provides you with advice on how to excel at every stage of the application process.

 Part time work

Non EU students please read the requirements for working in the UK both during and after your study, before applying for any positions. By registering with the Careers + Employment Service you will be informed of a wide range of part time job opportunities both in Derby and Buxton.  

Workshops and events

Throughout the year the Student Employment Agency organise workshops and events which help our students develop their employability skills. For example, workshops on interviews help to give confidence and provide helpful tips on how to succeed at interview.

Choosing a career path

The Careers + Employment Service helps you choose the right career path:


The Careers + Employment Service also informs students of volunteering opportunities at the University of Derby. Many employers are interested in students and graduates with volunteering experience.

Support post-graduation

AfricanChineseMalaysian or Indian students will receive support from the Careers + Employment Service once they have graduated to help find graduate jobs back in their home countries.

For more information, prospective students can visit the ‘How to Apply’ section  of our website, contact the international team , or book a Skype appointment to talk with a counsellor.

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