Career support after you graduate


As a AV大平台 student, you remain part of the AV大平台family forever. We continue to provide career development activities and support to all our graduates as part of our flagship programme, DMUforlife. Opportunities are available to you including paid internships, network events, recruitment fairs, access to online resources, expert 1-1 and group guidance sessions. 

"The careers team are always ready to help - this was especially important to me, as the labour market is so competitive. They helped me form my CV, which led to job interviews, which then led to a graduate job. They were 100 per cent there throughout the whole journey."

鈥 Izabela Valjaskova, AV大平台Graduate

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A fast-paced professional world requires graduates to be agile and flexible and we are here to support you at key moments in your career. In the UK the majority of graduate jobs do not require a specific degree, which means many doors are open to you and a focus on continuous skill development is essential throughout your professional life. 

After graduating from AV大平台with my degree in English Literature, I prepared to start the next chapter in my life. Like many other grads, however, this proved more of a struggle than I鈥檇 first expected, with the pandemic putting a pause over everyone鈥檚 plans.

But with the help of AV大平台and the Graduate Champions programme, I was accepted for an internship as an Editorial Associate at Cross Productions. Sourcing, crafting and editing content for Cross Productions and its Niche Magazine, blog and other publications hasn鈥檛 just been exciting, it鈥檚 been an invaluable opportunity for me to test my writer鈥檚 voice and gain confidence during tough times. I'm very thankful for the experience.

Gemma Knight, AV大平台English Literature graduate


We regularly welcome our graduates back on to campus to attend our network events, allowing our current students to draw on the experience of AV大平台graduates who now work in industry. Events like these are hugely popular with students and graduates alike, providing the opportunity to support the next generation of AV大平台graduates take their first steps in to the professional word.

"It was a pleasure to attend the BAL Network Event. I have had lots of questions from students following the event, which is great for both," he said. "I'm glad I can give something back."

鈥 Myles Bennett, AV大平台Law Graduate, Wright Hassall LLP

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And our ground-breaking Graduate Champions internship scheme offers eligible recent graduates the chance to take part in high quality, paid internships that support their first step into high skilled employment. 

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