Giving you the edge in your future

At Birmingham, we understand that preparing for your future in the world of work during your time here is vital. We give you all the help, advice and guidance you need to enhance your career prospects through opportunities like the Personal Skills Award, internships, work experience and volunteering.

Take advantage of a wealth of opportunities to enhance your employability

From working in a Panda sanctuary in China to an HR internship with GlaxoSmithKline in Casablanca, Morocco, our students have undertaken work experience placements on every continent except Antarctica!

Our Alumni Leadership Mentor Programme offers a number of exceptional students the opportunity to receive one-to-one mentoring from high-profile Birmingham alumni, including former Chief Medical Officer Sir Liam Donaldson and Green Wing actress Tamsin Greig, throughout their final year.

Alumni leadership mentor programme experience

We also offer bursaries for undergraduate students to undertake work experience that they might not otherwise be able to afford. Whatever your ambition, our support, advice and guidance will help you achieve it.

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