Recruit our students

A physics PhD student in the labs at the University of Leeds

We aim to provide our students with an outstanding education, opportunities for all-round personal growth and a life-changing experience.

Our students are smart, curious, entrepreneurial and highly employable. They are global citizens, prepared for the future and ready to make a difference.

All businesses have access to our dedicated Employability Team, who work on the front line with students seeking industrial opportunities, through delivery of a comprehensive programme of activity, which embeds the University's Employability Strategy within all activities in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Our Employability Team provide you with access to our talented students. They can help you get involved with a broad range of services including:

  • 12-month placements
  • Summer internships
  • On-campus activities such as:
    • career fairs
    • CV drop-ins
    • Guest technical lectures.

Meet the team

Emily Timson
Employability Business Development Manager
I work with employers, providing advice on the best recruitment methods for your needs. I oversee the functions of the Employability Team and take the lead on new employability initiatives within the Faculties of Engineering and Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Annmarie Rye
Employability and Placement Officer
I oversee the work placement programme in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences. The programme is aimed at students who are looking for industrial work placements and internships. I also deliver lectures, workshops and one-to-one appointments. We also work closely with our students’ societies and with employability interns to ensure high levels of engagement in employability activity across the Faculty.

Su Maynard
Faculty Careers Consultant
I am an experienced careers specialists working and providing support extensively with finalists. I work within the Faculty every day delivering one-to-one appointments and workshops. Our work with employers as part of the Employability Team ensures that we have up-to-date knowledge of graduate employment markets and opportunities.

Contact us

t: +44 (0)113 343 5254
e:  maps-employability@leeds.ac.uk