Careers and employability
City graduates have some of the best employment and career prospects in the country. Find out more about your future prospects after completion.
Producing graduates who are highly employable is a central focus of City, University of London. So, when it comes to finding a job after university, postgraduate students at City benefit from exceptional support and advice.
We believe it is important for our graduates to develop the intellectual capacity, skills and personal attributes required to move into the graduate position they desire, while also fostering the mind-set and attitude necessary to embark on a rewarding lifelong journey in their chosen industry.
With ninety-four per cent of City graduates in work or further study within six months of graduating (Which? University, 2016), City are among the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate starting salaries.
Working in collaboration with employers and other University academic departments, City's Careers, Student Development and Outreach service is here to support you from your first day. We provide a high quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City, in collaboration with employers and other University academic and service departments.
We can help you with:
- Specialist careers advice
- Careers workshops and presentations
- Graduate, internship and placement opportunities
- Industry insight panel events
- Student volunteering
Whether you already know what you want to do, or are open to new ideas as you explore the graduate arena, studying at City, University of London will give you the best possible start in your career. Find out more about how City can help you on your career path.
Supporting your future in Law
In addition to the Careers, Student Development and Outreach, City offers bespoke services for aspiring solicitors and barristers and regularly hosts career talks, workshops, and presentations.
- Becoming a lawyer - We provide information about the training you need to undertake to become either a solicitor or a barrister. This section gives you an insight into about the world of law and the type of work lawyers undertake on a daily basis
- Mooting - Mooting is a great way to develop your legal skills while providing you with invaluable public speaking experience. Mooting is essentially a mock trial where two sides argue a point of law in front of an acting judge, who based on the presentation by each sides decides who wins. This is an important part of studying law at City, and our students have been successful in both national and international competitions.
- Pupillage Advice - Our Training Contracts Service and Pupillage Advisory Service provides bespoke advice to student undertaking either the LPC or BPTC.
- Pro Bono - Pro Bono means "for the public good" and provides a fantastic opportunity for you to participate in real, supervised, case work. Pro Bono work helps you to develop a range of transferrable skills whilst helping the local community.