School of Computing

Careers and employability

Your degree in the School of Computing equips you with the skills and knowledge for the tech career of your choice. Graduates from the school have gone on to work for large technology companies including IBM, Intel and Cisco, smaller software and games developers and in the pharmaceutical industry, banking, local authorities, defence, consultancy, charity and the entertainment industry (such as Disney and Warner Bros).

You can improve your chances of career success by engaging with all of the employability opportunities offered to you during your time as a student in the School. Details of all the latest news, events and opportunities to improve your employability and help you achieve the career you want are available on the School of Computing Employability blog

A lecturer showing a student writing on a white board Careers and employability service

Impartial, free of charge services available to all Kent students to boost your career prospects.

The university's placement co-ordinators standing together Placements

Details of the industrial placement programme, available to all undergraduates and taught Master's students in the School

A guest speaker giving a lecture in a lecture hall Employability festival

The annual employability festival brings together workshops, industry experts and guest speakers.

The KITC logo consisting of a monitor and the letters K I T C KITC

Information on the Kent IT Consultancy, where you can gain real world consultancy experience.

A group of students throwing their hats into the air after graduation Graduate School

The Graduate School oversees the academic and social interests of postgraduate students.

A group of graduates walking together who are now alumni Alumni mentoring

KEW-NET a professional mentoring and networking platform exclusively for Kent students, staff and graduates.

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 29/09/2017