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Careers and Employability are specialists in bringing students and graduates together with local and national companies and organisations. We offer a range of opportunities to meet your organisation’s requirements, whilst enhancing our students’ academic experience through the curriculum, employer contact, tailored group sessions and individual advice and guidance.

To find out how to engage and recruit log on to CareerHub to learn more and make contact.


We offer a variety of ways for you to engage with our students and graduates, to let them know more about your business and the employment opportunities you have available. 

You can meet our students face-to-face by getting involved in one of our Employers in the Curriculum initiatives which include Active Learning, Employer Projects and Careers Soundbites.  You may also be interested in delivering one of our Employer in the Foyer events.


Our Employer Engagement Team works closely with employers and recruiters to enable them to recruit our talented students and graduates from a wide range of subject disciplines. 

We offer a variety of ways for you to promote your employment opportunities, as well as your organisation itself, to our students and graduates.  These include Careers Soundbites, getting involved in one of our Employer in the Foyer events, acting as an employer host for Workplace Experiences which consist of placements, internships and project scholarships or by accessing our Vacancy Advertising service on our free-to-use, fully GDPR-compliant, self-managed platform, CareerHub. 

The University of Chester is keen to support overseas students to gain work experience alongside their studies.  You can access our Guide to Employing Overseas Students to find out more.

Find out here about the graduate route for international students, who want to work following the successful completion of a UK bachelor’s degree or a higher qualification.  You can also access the Guide for Employers: Recruiting International Graduates.

To find out more about these initiatives, get in touch with the Employer Engagement Team, who can be contacted via:

T: 01244 513066


Voluntary Organisations

The Volunteering and Mentoring team, within Careers and Employability, provides charitable organisations and not-for-profit volunteer providers with the opportunity to recruit student volunteers through our Volunteer Hub. The team can also provide guidance for recruiting student volunteers as well as advertising to students through our events.

We welcome any charity or not-for-profit organisation with volunteer opportunities for our students to register on our Volunteer Hub. We have sites in Chester, Warrington and Shrewsbury, for any in person activities, and we also have a dedicated page for any activities that could be completed from home.

By registering with us, you’ll be able to advertise your activities directly to students as well as being added A member of the team can also meet with your organisation to discuss your opportunities and how these can be advertised to our students.

NB: Please note, we can only advertise opportunities where the activity takes place within the UK and are for a charitable or not-for-profit organisation.

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Chester Team

Warrington Team

Voluntary Organisations