UCL Careers



Alumni Networking

If you are a UCL student, you can stay connected with UCL’s official alumni network through social media: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/alumni/about-0.

If you are a UCL alumni, you can now find UCL’s official alumni network on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/57385.

LinkedIn is a great tool for building your professional network and making connections, whether you are looking for advice from UCL alumni, interested in joining relevant sector groups, or applying for a job.

Discover more about how to make the most of LinkedIn and social media:

UCL Connect

UCL alumni are a diverse and talented global community, which you are a part of for life after you leave UCL. After you graduate, you will have access to UCL Connect, the professional development series for alumni. The UCL Connect programme is dedicated to bringing professional development skill and expertise directly to alumni and students across the global UCL community. Whether you’re established in your career, moving into a new industry or considering your options post-graduation, the UCL Connect series has something for everyone.

UCL Connect ranges from in-person panels to online workshops and resources such as blogs, case studies and podcasts.

UCL x Chanel Women in Tech Mentoring scheme

Applications for this scheme are now closed. Successful and unsuccessful candidates will be updated by the end of the week (8th December).

Would you benefit from working with a mentor for 6 months, and learning more about technology related roles in the luxury fashion industry? 

The UCL x Chanel Women in Tech Mentoring scheme is open to all female students wishing to pursue a career in technology. Students from any degree background and level are eligible to apply. 

Mentoring is an active relationship between two people, to enable working towards the mentee’s goals and developing their skills to help further their career. This is a fantastic way to build your confidence, broaden your horizons, and give you an insight into an exciting and dynamic industry.  

In order to be successful, you will need to commit to a 6 month partnership, and be willing to actively collaborate, taking responsibility for arranging meetings with your mentor and driving your own learning. Successful applicants will be required to attend a training session and to complete a self reflection journal after each meeting.  

The scheme will suit students who: 

  • Are interested in a career involving technology, and in the luxury fashion sector 
  • Have the time management and organisational skills to arrange regular meetings for the duration of the mentoring programme 
  • Show capacity for self reflection, with an awareness of areas for development and a willingness to address them