Swansea Employability Academy

How we work with students

Careers

Our Careers and Employability Team can help you to boost your skills and experience, explore career ideas and stand out from the crowd. Visit their website to book an appointment with a Careers Advisor and get information on the talks and events they organise. 

Careers and Employability

Placements

Our Work Placements Team run the Swansea Paid Internship Network, the Week of Work programme and the Santander Internships programme. They can help you find all kinds of paid and unpaid work experience and upskill you in employability to ensure you make the most of each opportunity. 

 

Work Placements

Entrepreneurship

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership offers free support to help you develop your own business. You can receive help with business planning, company registration, intellectual property advice, grant applications, and much more.

Entrepreneurship support for students

Awards

Our Award programmes can help you develop skills and gain valuable experience whilst you study. Find out how you can work towards our employability awards.

Awards

How we work with businesses

Placements

We offer a flexible range of work placements for all sectors. Our application process is simple and employers have a named Account Manager at the University. Our students are upskilled for graduate level work through an Employability Master Class and we assess their abilities and interests via an interview to make sure they will be a good fit for the roles offered.

Placements

Time Exchange Network

Our Time Exchange Network is a way for alumni, employers, professionals and entrepreneurs to engage with and help develop our students. The Network's website is currently under development; please email employability@swansea.ac.uk for more information. 

Alumni

Our Alumni office offers opportunities to share your knowledge with our undergraduates, provide internships, and become a career mentor. Your donations can also help us attract the most talented students, regardless of their geographic, social or financial background.

Alumni

Research and Innovation

The Department of Research and Innovation can help you by providing support, advice and guidance for your research. We can make it easy to turn your ideas into profitable enterprises and help you transfer knowledge and make partnerships between academia and business.

The Department of Research and Innovation