1. Your career
  2. City opportunities
  3. Recruiters
  4. Prospective Students
  5. About
  6. Recent Graduates
    1. City's employability statement
    2. Where City graduates work
    3. Planning your career
    4. Alternatives to work
    5. International

Your career

Whether you are a current student or recent graduate, we offer a variety of services and resources to help you into employment. Our services are available for graduates of City, for up to three years upon completion of your course.

Producing highly employable graduates is of central importance at City and our graduates have an excellent employability record. Read our full employability statement to see how we support our students and recent graduates.

First Year Students

University is full of changes, new challenges and opportunities; it’s so important that you make the most of it!

The Careers Service has partnered with Work Ready Graduates to offer first year students a free, online training module.

#FirstYear explores the resources available to you at university, what employers are looking for and provides advice to help improve your career prospects. It’s designed to help lay the foundations for your future and includes special links to PwC’s internship and placement programmes.

Access the #FirstYear module here and use voucher code CITFIR for your free access.


View the results of the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey to see where City graduates work. The survey results will provide you with some ideas of your future career path, if you're undecided on the type of job you'd like to pursue after graduation.

You can also get advice from City graduates on our "Ask Alumni" database, which allows you to contact past students who have agreed to act as Alumni Mentors.

Planning your career can involve a lot of decision making. Read our step-by-step guide to planning, as well as information about what to expect during the recruitment process, employment regulations, advice and support if you're thinking of starting your own business and working outside the United Kingdom.

Alternatives to work

Moving directly into a graduate role isn't for everyone. Read our advice on postgraduate study and taking a year out. There's also advice for if you're considering changing or leaving your course.