Get experience & skills


Although your qualifications will be important when you are looking for work, many employers also expect you to have relevant experience. This section is all about how you can gain relevant experience, and use this experience to your advantage.

In this section we look at what employers want from students and graduates, before looking at different opportunities for gaining experience including:


We also look at how you can:


Further resources are available on these topics in our Resource Library, you may find it particularly useful to look at our learning resources on Preparing for Employment and Career Development and Management.

Students and graduates (within two years) can also arrange to speak to an adviser for further more personalised information and advice about developing experience and skills.