Make the very most of your time at Leeds by getting involved and exploring new and exciting opportunities.
There's a wealth of programmes, schemes and options available to suit you and your life wherever you want to go. Find the people who can help you start your journey.
The University's simple 'Your future' framework will help you make the most of your time here, find out about careers, develop personally, and make decisions about your next steps.
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITES
The University has a comprehensive range of Undergraduate Research opportunities which will enable you to develop your research skills in a range of contexts to match your interests and ambitions.
My career vacancies
You can use My Career to search for thousands of internships, placements and graduate vacancies along with hundreds of employer events and workshops. Use it to book appointments for CV checks, mock interviews and other careers support.
Volunteering is a great way to give something back to your community and make a difference to the people around you. It’s hugely rewarding and gives you many skills and experiences not only for life but also to evidence on your CV for a future career.
Students into schools
The students into schools programme operates across Leeds and West Yorkshire to help raise the attainment and aspirations of young people, and to offer you the opportunity to develop your skills in an educational setting.
Get to know people from over 150 different countries as part of our global community. Why not find an opportunity to learn a language, become an ambassador, take part in groups, festivals, trips or find an exchange partner?
A 12 month placement as part of your course gives you the opportunity to develop your employability, acquire new skills and gain invaluable experience.
Would you like to benefit from the expertise of a Leeds mentor? We have a range of careers and Faculty specific mentoring programmes. Mentoring is widely recognised as an effective tool for enhancing graduate career prospects.
Year in enterprise
Are you interested in taking a year out of your studies to work on your own business? The Year in Enterprise programme includes business advice, office space and £5,000 living costs allowance.
Leeds University Union
LUU is there to inspire you to succeed, support you to access enriching experiences and activities and to empower you to make a change. Their priority is to promote happiness and wellbeing and help you love your time at Leeds.
Gain exciting new experiences, make new friends and raise money for local, national and international charitable causes. As well as fundraising, there are organisational and leadership opportunities.
Learn a language
You could learn a language as part of your degree through our Languages for All programme. You can also access support and resources to study independently at the Language Zone.
Want to develop your entrepreneurial skills? Spark is the business start up service supporting you through your entrepreneurial journey from initial ideas to start up, growth and beyond.
The Careers Centre is here to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. Providing you with expert information, advice and guidance as well as employer events, fairs and vacancies.
Leeds for Life
Leeds for Life supports your personal and academic development, so you have the skills and attributes to help you succeed. Search the Leeds Network for job inspiration and advice from Leeds Alumni who want to answer your career-related questions.
Leeds to South Korea
The Leeds to South Korea Leadership Programme is your chance to develop your leadership and communication skills as you travel to South Korea to work with students from KAIST University to create solutions to some of the worlds greatest challenges.