Careers and employability

careers advice

Career opportunities

If you study Italian at Leeds, you will gain an outstanding knowledge of the language and culture of one of the most important economies in Europe. Through your broad training in analytic and communication skills, your development of an excellent knowledge of Italian, and your experience of living and studying or working in Italy, you will greatly enhance your employability and gain a distinctive set of skills which will prepare you for whatever career you choose. Our graduates go on to achieve success in a very wide range of fields, including law, business, translating, teaching, academia, and finance.

How we support you

As a student with us, you will be guided in your career choices and prepared for life after your degree in a variety of ways. Your personal tutor will be happy to offer advice, and you can work on your CV with your tutor through the Leeds for Life website. The School of Modern Languages and the Faculty of Arts also offer dedicated careers advice and organise regular careers events for students of modern languages, cultures and linguistics. Finally, the Leeds University Union and the University's Careers Centre offer other similar services for all students at Leeds.

For more information about the many subject-specific services that will be available to you, go to the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies' Careers and Employability pages.