Careers for International students

As a University of Birmingham graduate, you will secure a competitive advantage in the job market - the 'Graduate Market in 2013' report by High Flier Research ranked the University of Birmingham as the 8th highest university in the UK to be targeted by employers. 

The Careers Network at Birmingham offers a wide range of services, including a dedicated International Careers Advisor Consultant, working exclusively on your behalf, with assistance from a team of International Student Ambassadors. This team will support you in developing your skills to ensure you are fully prepared for a job or further academic study, either in your home country or elsewhere. 

Find out more about Undergraduate and Postgraduate career support.

Finding jobs in your home country

Careers Network can help you research jobs all over the world. We list international job opportunities on our Vacancy Database – and host fairs, workshops and presentations attended by with many large, global companies that offer opportunities worldwide.

Many of these resources are available on our Careers Network website, where you can also gain free access to ‘Going Global’, a huge database of information on employers, vacancies and industry trends in a wide range of countries. 

Creating your own network

Our alumni contribute as much to the reputation and excellence of Birmingham as our current students and staff. Alumni groups have been set up across the globe and our students benefit from mentoring and advice from these alumni.

Hundreds of our alumni enjoy volunteering with the University by sharing their career experiences with current students, offering invaluable professional support and advice. From guest lectures and mentoring to providing work experience placements, our graduates are actively encouraged to share their skills and knowledge with the next generation of students.

Remaining in the UK after your study is complete

In certain circumstances some international graduates can pursue careers in the UK. Please visit the UKBA website for further information.