Employability support for final year Humanities students

Give Yourself the Edge

  • What options for further study or work are available to you
  • Make contacts - begin networking
  • Equip yourself with the skills needed in employment and postgraduate educatiom
  • Get savvy, there is no time like the present!

We know that your time at University is flying by and that it's difficult to make the most of all the opportunities available. If you haven't had time to consider your next steps following graduation, don't worry, there is plenty you can do to get things going. 

We've developed this handy starting point called It's never too late which will take you to a range of services combining expertise from our successful Exeter alumni with the professional support on offer from our Career Zone.

Top Tips

Our alumni have shared their advice and insights with you through online top tips.


The University's Career Zone has many resources designed to help you research your career and decide what to do next.

£1000 Progression

Are you considering continuing with your studies? 2017 graduates are eligible to receive £1000 towards their tuition fees if they choose to progress directly to a taught Masters degree at Exeter.

Connect with Alumni

Once you graduate you will become part of a worldwide network of University of Exeter alumni, which offers range of professional networking events and groups.

Career Zone blog

The Career Zone blog contains plenty of practical tips and advice, industry insights, and guest alumni bloggers.

Continued Support

For three years after you graduate you can receive support from the Career Zone team.

Graduate jobs

There are 100s of jobs on offer on My Career Zone, posted by employers hoping to recruit Exeter graduates.

Paid internships

Did you know the University manages paid graduate internships that you can apply for? Graduate Business Partnerships (GBPs) pay a minimum of £17,039 per annum.

eXepert scheme

Could you benefit from advice via email about how to enter a sector, or insight into what it’s like to work for a certain company? If so, then the eXepert scheme is for you.

Any questions? Get in touch: humanities-employability@exeter.ac.uk