All of the Students pages of our website is directly relevant to
you, whether you are an international student, or a UK/EU student.
However, this section will provide careers related information that
may be of specific interest to you.
The Careers and Employability Service aims to support students
and graduates in achieving their career plans and works with
students to develop their employability at the earliest
Whilst we work with academic departments to organise suitable
events, such as workshops and employer presentations, you are
advised to come to the Careers and Employability Service to find
out the range of information, support and opportunities available
to you. We are located on the third floor of University House on
the Hull campus and in the Library Area of the Scarborough
Try to attend careers presentations, workshops and fairs (see
Events) on campus to assist you
in making career decisions and in being successful in your
applications, and to extend your network of contacts.
Discuss you career ideas with a Careers Adviser at an early
stage. You may be able to choose course options, undertake work
experience or develop extra-curricular activities which will help
you when applying for jobs or for further study. We're here to help
have extensive knowledge and information about a wide range of
occupations - so come and talk to us.
Some employers with opportunities for international
- Tesco China Programme – Commercial, Finance,
Marketing, Operations Development and Operations functions, split
between Shanghai and Beijing. Apply by January.
Tesco China Programme
- Unilever International Programmes - China,
Russia and Africa programmes -
Unilever International Programmes
- KPMG Audit – As a Chinese or Japanese national
there may be an opportunity to work in the UK for three years
studying for the ACA qualification, and then move to China
or Japan to continue to work for KPMG member
Careers - Audit programmes
- KPMG Tax – Including UK based opportunities in
tax for students with Japanese language skills.
KPMG Tax - Japan Practice
- HSBC – a number of different International
worldwide programmes and opportunities- HSBC careers
- IBM – opportunities for International students
including their International Student Placement Scheme aimed at
students who are interested in working for IBM within their home
IBM Global careers
- McKinsey Business Consulting - Global
- McKinsey Business Global leadership -
- Chinese Graduate – Recruitment site offering
global graduate and internship opportunities for students with
Chinese language skills - http://www.chinesegraduate.com/
Considering returning to your home country?
Improve your business English -
free online resources for speakers of other languages
Working in the UK after your studies
- View the online presentation by Jamie Kerr, a solicitor at
- If you wish to continue to further study in the UK, then
postgraduate course information can be obtained from the
Further study section of this website. The
British Council website can be consulted for
sources of funding for international students.
- For further information about visas and studying in the UK,
UK Border Agency (UKBA) website
- For employers which have sponsored international graduates in
UK jobs in the past, view the
UKBA register of sponsor employers
- If you wish to work in the UK during your studies you should
UKCISA website to check the regulations which apply to
you. Most international students are able to work up to 20 hours
per week during semesters and full-time in vacation, subject to
- If you are a European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss national,
consult the relevant section of the UKCISA website.
- To find a part-time job during your studies, or
vacation work, go to the Job Shop on the first floor of
University House or visit the Job Shop website. Hull University Union Job
Shop part-time and vacation work
- When filling in application forms and producing your CV,
UK NARIC may be able to help you with
comparability of qualifications. NARIC equivalence of qualifications
in different countries
- When identifying suitable jobs to apply for, look for those
that can use your specific background and skills, i.e. where
knowledge of your country of origin or language would be of
particular value, and bring these out in applications and
Look on this website for professional or industrial work
placements offered by employers during the summer vacation, as
these can provide relevant work experience, networking
opportunities and the chance to develop employability
Information and resources
- jobs page - also has some placements.
experience - links to job search including professional
placements (e.g. summer placements, one-year 'sandwich'
The British Council, operating in China as the Cultural and
Education Section of the British Embassy/Consulate-General,
provides a range of support services to UK alumni (Chinese
nationals who have studied or are studying in the UK) in China.
These aim to help UK alumni to better understand the job market in
China and support them in their job hunting. The latest were held
in March 2013. Find our more at www.alumniuk.org.cn.