All of the Award options detailed below help you to prepare for the graduate job recruitment process by learning how to demonstrate your skills on a CV, in a job application and during an interview.
When signing up, you will need to indicate which Award you would like to do (you just choose one). If you are unsure about which is most appropriate, do contact us.
Open to all current students of the University of Hull, on any programme and at any level. Students gain recognition for activities they have undertaken through their studies or through extra-curricular activities and gain vital practice in the job application process.
Developed in conjunction with the Graduate School, this Award allows postgraduate researchers to reflect on the skills gained through their research and other experience, and to relate this to career plans in academia or beyond. Researchers can gain recognition for their involvement in academic activities such as giving presentations, organising conferences, publishing their research, and much more.
Education students can use the Award to gain recognition for skills gained through school experience and other placements in the sector, as well as through other activities. The option of learning how to tailor a personal statement for applications is available to students (in place of the CV element).
New for 2021, this Award will give History students recognition for the competencies and experience gained during their degree in areas such as presentation skills, public engagement, work experience and more.
Developed in conjunction with local law firms, this Award encourages students to engage in activities which will build skills and experience for a career in the legal sector. Count legal work experience, client interviewing and other extra-curricular experiences towards your Award.
New for 2021! Students of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects or related programmes can gain recognition for the skills and experience gained through activities such as work placements, lab work, simulated practice and field studies, as well as the wide range of extra-curricular activities included in the main award.
Students can learn how to demonstrate their skills and experience to potential employers in the sector using evidence from professional placements, voluntary experience, and a wide range of other activities.
We welcome University of Hull students from all programmes to take part in the Hull Employability Awards! From foundation year to PhD, whether you are undergraduate or postgraduate, full-time or part-time, home or international student – we encourage you to get involved.
Meet some recent Award recipients and see what they have to say about their experience with us:
More options are available in the subject-specific Awards.
You simply need to submit evidence for these on the Awards Canvas site.
Previous experience can count and other activities can be considered, contact us to discuss!
You can complete the elements in any order. Our suggestion is that you undertake section 1 followed by section 2. Our only requirement is that you complete the CV (or personal statement) and job application questions before booking your interview.
Want more information on the requirements, feedback provided and support available? Sign up to an introduction session on our JobTeaser platform.
It’s not just about getting your Award – it’s also about how you develop as a person along the way.