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Careers & Employability Staff

  • Emily Timson, Employability Manager
  • Suzanne Swift, Employability & Placements Officer
  • Sarah Brotherton, Employability & Placements Officer
  • Megan Fryer, Employability Co-ordinator
  • Su Maynard, Careers Consultant
  • Claire Alford, Careers Consultant

All enquiries to: or 0113 343 2227 

Support available

Work Placement Drop-in: Takes places between 2-4pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 10am-12pm Thursdays and Fridays. 15 minute appointments focussed on CV/ application and interview support for L1 to penultimate L3 undergraduates seeking work placements/ internships.  No booking required, just turn up to the Engineering Employability Suite.

Careers Consultant Appointments: 30 minute appointment and typically suitable for students seeking guidance with career decision making.  Delivered in the Engineering Employability Suite.

Mock Interviews: 

  • Finalists: Please book a Careers Consultant appointment.
  • For internships/ placements: Visit the Employability Suite to book in person.

Online support: There is a dedicated Engineering Employability Page on Minerva under 'Organisations'. It is titled Engineering - Employability (MO1652) Here you will find:

  1. CV, cover letter and application form advice
  2. Lists of school specific placement year opportunities
  3. Useful websites for vacancy searches 
  4. Exclusive Faculty of Engineering summer internships with industry and the engineering schools
  5. Links to book one-to-one appointments with our Careers Consultants
  6. MSc/ Post Graduate Researcher specific careers resources
  7. School specific resources including; Employability lecture slides and careers resources for specific programmes

Central Careers Support

In addition to the above, you can also access support provided by the central Careers Centre.