Our support for you extends beyond your time as a students with us. We want to help you achieve your career aspirations as a graduate too, by connecting you with employers and preparing you for a future beyond the University of Essex.
From Nobel prize winners, to world famous directors, cutting-edge scientists, political icons, novelists, boxing champions, journalists, and entrepreneurs, Essex’s alumni continue to make significant contributions in their chosen fields all over the world.
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our inspiring alumni across countless industries by viewing our notable alumni page.
Our careers service can offer you a wealth of support to jump-start your career. We include career-focused modules across all our degree and provide mentoring opportunities for all students. Set yourself up for success by putting what you learn into practice, which could include helping our entrepreneurial students their own business.
Every student arrives at Essex with spirit and determination to succeed. But, once you graduate you need to know you are set for great things. At Essex we prepare you for what happens next, we give you the support to find the career that's right for you and help you build your CV so you are ready for your next challenge. There are options available for students with immigration permission who wish to work in the UK following the successful completion of their studies at Essex.
At Essex, we are here to give you every opportunity to thrive in the global job market after graduating. Here are just some of the new skills you can learn alongside your degree to help unlock your true potential.
If you know what course you want to study, but you aren't sure what type of career it might lead to, or you know the career you want but you are not sure what course to studyto help you get there, we have further careers information available on our department pages. Each covers the transferable skills you will gain from their courses, and what employers are looking for in individuals with those skills.