Career and Internships
Many graduates find that being able to demonstrate experience of the world of work, when coupled with an excellent degree from a respected university can help them to secure that important first job.
At Xidian University we will support you in securing work experience, internships and volunteer placements which can help you to develop personal and professional skills that are highly valued by employers. At the same time, you will demonstrate your commitment to your chosen career path.
We are here to help you:
1. identify and develop your skills for employment or further study,
2. gain experience through our work experience and placements program,
3. meet hundreds of employers and organizations through our varied program of on-campus events.
Core skills include:
1. Team working
2. Communication (written and spoken)
4. Problem solving
5. Time management
6. Commercial awareness
7. Eye for detail
9. IT skills
10. Taking the initiative
Some of these you will be able to evidence through your studies.
You can talk to employers at our Careers Opportunity Fair which attracts 100+ exhibitors or at our career insight workshops for specific sectors. You may prefer to learn from an employer or alumni mentor that we pair you with. We also give you opportunities to gain confidence through our career planning workshops and you can benefit from our courses in employability, enterprise skills and career management as part of your degree scheme. We can help you find part-time work and volunteering opportunities in China and we also advertise thousands of internships and graduate vacancies.