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Employment and enterprise

Find out about access to employment opportunities and developing entrepreneurial ventures at UCL, for students, alumni and staff.

Opportunities for students

Careers Consultants at UCL Careers are available to advise all UCL students.

International students  

UCL Careers has an International Student Group. They manage a programme to support international students at UCL.  

There are events online and in person. They cover topics like working in the UK as an international student.  

These events also cover making the most of a UCL degree back home. Additionally, there are opportunities to hear from alumni.  

The International Student Group keeps a data dashboard. It shows which employers sponsored international students before.

Careers Fair…

UCL careers in departments  

UCL has a careers consultant for each department, who plans special activities.


myUCLCareers is an online jobs board for the university. It promotes jobs, work experience, and internships.

UCL Talent Bank

UCL Talent Bank connects students with employers who want to hire UCL students for internships or jobs.  

UCL Careers offers support through the application and interview process.

The Careers Group (TCG)

UCL is part of The Careers Group of the University of London.  

They conduct research on graduates and the job market. They also find more jobs to add to the shared job board for member colleges.  

Sometimes, TCG organizes inter-college events and activities that UCL students can attend.  

Hundreds of potential employers visit UCL every year. Students can meet employers at events like:

  •     careers fairs,  
  •     employer presentations,
  •     sector insight events, and more.
  •     Business and business leadership

Business and leadership

Students can learn the basics of modern business in free, three-day boot camps.

Guest lectures by seasoned entrepreneurs and investors give students insights into business and entrepreneurship.

Global Citizenship Programme

The enterprise strand of the Global Citizenship Programme allows students to work in teams to create their own socially responsible enterprises to tackle global social problems.

Global Citizenship lecture - Kirsten Holst…

    Graduate-specific opportunities

    Career advice, access to events and opportunities are available to graduate students up to three years after graduation. This includes practice interviews for PhD-specific appointments.

    PhD researchers

    Career development programmes for PhD researchers.  

    This includes:

    •     a Consulting Skills week to take on real-life business problems, and  
    •     Leadership Skills courses to analyse leadership roles in academia and business.

    UCL staff

    UCL staff can access training courses, resources, and opportunities through the Organisational Development programme.

    Get funding  

    UCL staff can access funding for innovation and enterprise, to promote knowledge exchange and to help engagement with the wider world.

    Jobs and working at UCL

    The 'Working at UCL' website has information about being an employee at UCL and development opportunities.

    Job opportunities at UCL are found on UCL's Jobs website.

    After UCL

    UCL alumni have access to networking opportunities, mentoring and employment opportunities.

    Collaboration with industry

    UCL works with industry on a variety of partnerships. Read more about a selection of UCL's partnerships.