Below is a list of useful links and services – we will keep this regularly updated but if you spot anything missing, do let us know!
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University of Kent Careers and Employability Service – the University’s service for everything employability and work-related. Offers 1-1 support, training, CV checks, interview practice and lots more.
Careers and Employability Service Vacancies Database – a database of jobs, internships, placements and work experience for Kent students
University of Kent Employability Points – a rewards scheme for students allowing you to accrue points from working, volunteering and other activities to spend on internships, training and a whole range of prizes
Kent Union KSCV (Kent Student Certificate for Volunteering) – an accreditation programme allowing students to track and receive recognition for volunteering and other activities.
Kent Union Employability and Volunteering (E&V) Toolkit – a toolkit for students to track and develop their skills, and access training and development opportunities
Kent Innovation and Enterprise – University service offering advice and support for local businesses, students considering setting up their own businesses, and a whole range of enterprise activities
Useful Websites and Opportunities
Work4MPs – an excellent site for vacancies and internship opportunities in Parliament, Policy / Research, Lobbying, PR and NGOs
EU Commission Traineeships – the official website for EU Commission internships
UK Civil Service Fast-Stream Summer Diversity Internship Programme – Summer internship programme in the UK Civil Service for students from diverse backgrounds
Interpol Internships – internships with Interpol for students from member countries
ILO (UN) Internships – internships in the International Labour Organisation
UN Internship Programme – UN internship programme (largely unpaid) based in New York and other major UN HQ destinations
Graduate Talent Pool – UK Government-backed internship scheme
Go Abroad – links to internship and placement opportunities outside of the UK
Rate My Placement – one of the UK’s largest, general internship and placement websites
How2Become – CV Builder and advice