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Meet & Understand King’s Talent

Why recruit from King's?

  • Our international reputation enables us to recruit and train the highest calibre students from around the world who can deliver significant impact.
  • We partner with corporates, SMEs, business chambers, non-profit organisations, NGOs and government agencies across all sectors on a global scale ensuring your organisation can benefit from the expertise our graduates bring.
  • Our innovative portfolio offers a variety of ways to recruit, engage and raise your profile with us physically, or through virtual activity whether you're recruiting for graduate, internship, placement, experienced hire or casual work.
  • King's is preparing students for the global workplace, equipping them with the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience employers inform us are expected. Through our ambitious project of integrating employability throughout the student lifecycle, we're changing the identity of what a graduate looks like in the 21st century.

Our teaching enables students to become rounded critical thinkers, set up for success and with the character and wisdom to strive for social change.

King's Strategy 2026


What do we deliver at King's?

  • We offer of 300 programmes at undergraduate (Bachelors), postgraduate taught (Masters) and postgraduate research (MPhil/PhD).
  • Our students start their programmes in September, with undergraduates completing in June and our postgraduate taught students the following September.

How do I recruit from King's?

  • We have one function who lead on Employer Engagement across King's - including our Business School, so if we can't help you, we'll be able to direct you appropriately.
  • Specialist teams in employer relations, events, experiential learning, global placements and internships will help your organisation reach exceptional talent from across our faculties and programmes.
  • We work with students throughout their studies - including up to two years following course completion.
  • Our Advisers will work on bespoke strategies for your needs - to discuss how we might work with you, please get in touch or book a consultation.

We are proud of our relationships with employers and partners and strive to work collaboratively with you - understanding your organisation, providing regular intelligence and feedback on what's happening at King's and building a bespoke strategy for you.

Andrew Wright, Associate Director (Employer Engagement & Work-based Learning)

Recent Accolades

Global Impact

  • 38th ranked university in the World University Rankings (Times Higher, 2024)
  • =40th ranked university in the World University Rankings (QS, 2025)
  • 8th ranked university in the European University Rankings (QS, 2025)
  • 12th Globally for Most International University (Times Higher, 2024)
  • 24th Globally for University Impact (Times Higher, 2022)
  • 21st Globally (6th in the UK) for Highest Percentage of International Students (Times Higher, 2023)

National Impact

  • 14th most targeted university by employers in the UK (High Fliers, 2024)
  • Top 20 for Best Universities for Work Experience (RMP, 2023)
  • 4th Nationally and top in the Russell Group for Contribution to Social Mobility (HEPI, 2023)
  • =9th Nationally for Ethical Careers in the People & Planet League (2024)

Awards Success

  • HE Careers & Employability Team of the Year (Shortlisted, 2024 targetjobs Awards)
  • Most Productive Careers Services Team (Winner, 2022 GUCDC Awards)
  • Exclusive Global Employers' Choice Award (Winner, 2023 GUCDC Awards)

Quality Standard

King's Careers & Employability has been awarded the AGCAS Membership Quality Standard outlining and demonstrating the high levels of professionalism with which we work with stakeholders.
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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

King's is committed to ensuring a positive environment across all aspects of our community, and we recognise this commitment to diversity through the variety of activity we offer to our employer partners who embrace diversity, inclusion, equity and internationalisation in their recruitment.

In 2020, we were were awarded the Race Equality Charter Bronze Award underpinning our commitment to race equality across King's, followed in 2021 by the Athena Swan Silver Award from AdvanceHE celebrating gender equality.


London - Our Global Location

King's is London's most central university, with four Thames-side campuses within a single square mile. Being located at the heart of one of the world's global cities provides a distinct platform for employers to engage with our students and alumni. Our location means our students are able to easily visit your offices or attend events at other locations across the capital.