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Careers and Employability Service

We are a leading university for improving the career prospects of our students. Our graduates become the type of employees that employers want.

The Careers and Employability Service is able to provide all the support you need whether you are looking for a part-time job whilst studying, want to add valuable experience to your CV or are planning for your dream job.

Edge Award

Strengthen your position when applying for jobs by getting recognition for your extra-curricular activities with the Bedfordshire Edge award

The Edge Award is endorsed by employers and allows you to demonstrate that you have developed the skills which employers are looking for, while gaining valuable experience.


We offer a range of opportunities for students to enhance their career and employability prospects.

Study on courses that prepare you for work through a practice-based approach and professional accredited.

The Innovation and Enterprise Service offers expert advice to bring your business idea to reality through and you can gain practical work experience through the Student Internship Scheme.

With the knowledge I have gained, my future career will be a joy, not a chore.

The experience I have gained both mentally and practically have made me feel a lot more confident and positive about pursuing my ambitions and career goal in life.

Third year Marketing student (NSS 2014)


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+44 (0)1582 74 39 89



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