Swansea University’s School of Management has an Employability team dedicated and tailored solely for you as a management student. This service ensures that employability is actively promoted and remains an important focus throughout your studies.
The team has an impressive track-record of getting students into employment. They are your dedicated Employability team as a School of Management student and are located within the building, available whenever you need their support.
They have already helped numerous students secure their dream jobs and placements. They’re who you need to speak to for:
- Placement advice
- CV tips
- Interview tips (general interviews and psychometric testing)
- They’ll even research the brands you want to work for and advise on their interview formats
"The reason I got my job is because of them.
The Employability team is something that sets this university apart."
- George Miller, Project Accountant at BAE Systems
Contact the School's Employability Team if you have any questions or want to make an appointment to speak to one of the team.
Want to improve your employability skills by doing a work placement?
There are numerous opportunities to advance your employability throughout your student experience, such as:
- SPIN (Swansea Paid Internship Network) is a paid 4 week graduate level placement with one of a large variety of employers who work with the University. These are usually run over the summer period.
- The WoW programme (Week of Work) offers students at any level a 1 week, unpaid ‘tester’ placement within a wide range of organisations. On occasion this can be extended to 2 weeks.
- Santander funds two programmes at the University. Firstly, the ‘Santander Universities Work Placement Programme’ provides undergraduates with paid work experience for 1 month at a local SME over the summer break. Secondly, the ‘Santander Universities SME Internship Programme’ provides recent graduates with paid work experience for 3 months at a local SME. This can occur at any point in the year after graduation.
Employability Bursary: All Swansea University students can apply for up to £100 by completing this simple online form.
Get in touch with us to find out how you can gain work experience whilst studying for your degree.
Undergraduate students also have the option to do a Year in Industry as part of their degree. Our Year in Industry degrees are four-year degree programmes, where your third year is spent working in industry.
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