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Student and graduate success stories

Our award-winning careers support and employability service, DMU Works, is here to open doors for you and to help you find your dream career. It provides you with guaranteed work experience opportunities, flexible career support tailored to your needs, placement years that count towards your degree, and unlimited digital tools such as LinkedIn Learning courses, practice interviews, self-assessments, and instant personalised CV feedback through the DMU Works Skills Hub.

DMU Works: Guaranteed Work Experience Opportunities

This year, we were awarded a prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Award – known as the ‘Oscars of higher education’ – for Outstanding Support for Students in recognition of an initiative delivered by DMU Works to help students from ethnic minority groups gain job confidence. Additionally, we received an Abintegro Employability Index Award for Innovation, based on analysis of millions of employability activities from thousands of students across over 100 qualifying institutions, and were ranked among the best universities in the country for supporting students to improve their career prospects in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards – voted for by students themselves. Previously, in 2021, DMU Works was named the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards, which celebrates the very best work being done in the UK’s universities.