Useful websites for Humanities, Languages & Social Science Students

The transferable skills gained through a humanities degree are highly valued and sought after by employers.

These skills include:

However, having a wide range of career options can make it tricky for humanities graduates to decide what to do! Use the resources on our website or get in touch with your faculty careers team here

Making Decisions


Use our resource to help you find the perfect career for you here

Finding Opportunities:


Use social media!
Many companies have a presence on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, these can be great tools for researching companies, making contacts with recruiters and professionals, and finding vacancies. Learn more in our ‘Using Social Media for Job Hunting’ guide. 

Job Search Websites:

Local Vacancies:

General Graduate Job Sites:

Placements and Internships:

Charities:

Digital and Media:


For a complete list, see our guide: ‘Getting into the Media Industries.’

Ethical Employer Jobsites:

Journalism, Writing and Publishing:

Probation and Uniformed Services:

Public Sector:


For a complete list, see our guide: ‘Working in the Public & Not for Profit Sector’.

Working Abroad and Using Languages:

General careers information websites:

Careers and Employability Support:

The Careers and Employability Service offers a range of support to Manchester Met students and graduates:


Detailed Careers Guides
: Our full range of careers guides, including information on finding and applying for opportunities are available on our website.

Ask a Careers Question Online: Get online advice through My Career Hub, ask your question at any time and receive support via email.

Careers Consultant Appointments: Book a 30-minute appointment with a Careers and Employability Consultant by calling 0161 247 3483.

Careers Events: Meet employers and enhance your employability by attending our workshops, employer events and careers fairs. 

Careers and Employability Support

We offer range of support services to Manchester Met students and graduates:


For more information visit mmu.ac.uk/careers