Careers and employability

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We offer dedicated careers advice and organise regular careers events for our students of modern languages, cultures and linguistics.

Our graduates go on to work in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • translation and interpreting
  • media and journalism
  • teaching
  • tourism
  • business
  • commerce and management
  • foreign diplomacy
  • the Civil Service
  • law
  • academia
  • chaplaincy
  • charitable organisations and NGOs
  • as well as in international organisations such as the United Nations.

Careers support

A Masters degree can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. Our award-winning careers centre is on hand to support you from day one, with a variety of support including:

  • career guidance appointments
  • support with your CV
  • interview advice and practise
  • careers fairs and employer presentations
  • access to a vacancy database advertising local, national and global vacancies.

You will also have access to the Leeds Network - an online careers networking tool where you can find out about career opportunities from our alumni across the globe.