Become more employable

Top tips for employability

All employers look for certain transferable skills. Make sure you know how to articulate yours by following our advice on this page.

Complete the Bristol PLUS Award

Gain recognition for the extra-curricular events and activities that have developed your professional and life skills.

Work experience and internships

What is an internship? How do I find one? Learn more about finding work experience and internships.

The SME Internship Scheme 

Apply for an advertised internship or source one yourself. All of our internships are paid National Minimum Wage.

Gaining commercial awareness 

Build up your knowledge of how companies work - an essential skill that is highly valued by employers.

Find part-time work 

Working alongside your studies can help you develop essential employability skills. Find out more about working part time in Bristol.

Top tips for postgraduate taught students 

Discover options on offer to make the most of your time as a student at Bristol and get started with your career planning.

Top tips for postgraduate research students 

Find out how you can enhance the skills learnt through your research and stand out to employers, in academia or industry.