Are you a student in the School of Politics & International Relations?

This section is for you! We aim to help develop your employability skills and prepare you for entering the wider world of careers and employment, or postgraduate education.

Your undergraduate degree programme at Kent will teach you to think critically as well as research and analyse data to tackle key political challenges. However, it is essential to develop employability skills and gain work experience alongside these core academic skills as this will put you in the best position to pursue and secure the career that you want.

Not sure where to start? We can help! Use the links below to find advice on how to develop your employability skills and experience, to prepare you for your career, and to help you decide on what that career should be!

What do politics graduates do after graduation?

Below is the Politics entry in the 2021 edition of the What do graduates do? survey prepared by Prospects and the Association of Graduate Career Advisory Services (AGCAS).

This collates survey responses from tens of thousands of graduates each year, and shows a broad overview of the roles / sectors that politics students go on to in the 15 months after graduating.