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Find out how Careers and Employability at UAL can support you with your career and job search.

Careers and Employability empowers UAL students and graduates to make a living doing what they love.

We offer practical events, mentoring, funding, advice and temporary work to support UAL students and graduates with their freelance work, creative practice, business or career.

Services include:

  • One-to-one advice
  • Job opportunities and paid internships
  • Mentoring
  • Funding
  • Student-led initiatives
  • Opportunities to showcase and exhibit work

Support is free and accessible to all of our students and graduates (up to 5 years after graduation).

You can email us with any questions: careers-support@arts.ac.uk

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