How will Lancaster Environment Centre prepare me for life after Lancaster?
Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees provide excellent employment prospects and along with our careers centre, we have several ways to support you to make the right choices about your future.
Real life skills are as relevant as academic ones- focussing on careers from day one, our modules will develop your leadership, team-work and problem-solving skills.
LEC’s unique in-house business unit collaborates with over 2000 organisations, including around 30 environmental companies based in the centre. The Enterprise and Business Partnerships team provides relevant, targeted work experience, dissertation projects, and taught modules on the links between enterprise and the environment.
Careers-dedicated modules, dissertations and even degree courses provide a wealth of opportunities to enhance your employability while you study.
All current LEC students and recent graduates can apply for relevant paid work experience through the Faculty of Science and Technology Internship Programme.
Access help and advice, search for opportunities, see what events are taking place, apply for the Lancaster Award, explore further study options and other pathways to your future career.
As well as a range of events put on by the University Careers centre, we run our own annual LEC Careers Fair and panel events with LEC graduates so you can find out about careers and make connections that could land you your first job.
Extra-curricular activities, volunteering opportunities and weekly careers bulletins all help you find out what you like doing, enhance your CV, and plan to attend events.
Our postgraduate masters degrees offer internship opportunities, company based dissertations and transferable skills.
Our graduates join organisations of all sizes, all around the world. See what some of them are doing now, and how their time at Lancaster helped them in their career.