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Additional opportunities

High-quality, relevant work experience; paid or unpaid, can put you at a distinct advantage when applying for permanent employment in the future. It is an essential pre-requisite for many graduate careers, and prospective employers and some postgraduate study providers will be expecting to see something more recent.

Work experience though UWE Bristol


Get work experience through UWE Bristol Volunteering which offers opportunities to volunteer in a range of settings including health, education, child and youth work, IT, legal justice and criminology, administration and finance, marketing, campaigning and policy, and environmental conservation.

Students' Union Jobshop

The Students' Union JobShop advertises vacancies for part-time work and vacation work while you are still studying.


Become a PAL Leader – Peer Assisted Learning involves using your skills and knowledge to help other UWE Bristol students.

Student Ambassadors

Become a Student Ambassador – join a large and dedicated team working on many events and activities.

Students Union

The Student's Union offers a range of opportunities, some of them paid, including becoming a student rep for your award, getting involved in student media and being an active member of clubs and societies.

Go Global

Go Global provides students with opportunities to work, study, teach and volunteer abroad. Find out more and get involved with Go Global.

Helpful information

Get further tips on job hunting and networking skills.

View our Work experience through UWE resource sheet (available in InfoHub).

External organisations promoting work experience schemes

Our Gaining work experience outside UWE Bristol resource sheet, available on InfoHub, will help you to find quality work experience schemes for students and graduates.

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