ID Employability and Careers

Here at the University of Liverpool we pride ourselves of preparing highly successful and sought-after graduates ready to hit the ground running.  Consequently, the University offers a wide variety of opportunities for students to continuously enhance and hone their employability-related competencies and skills. 

The University Careers and Employability Services allow you to search databases for graduate jobs, placements, internships, part-time positions and to attend careers events.

ID Employability and Careers‌‌

Please visit their website for further information.

Industrial Design Opportunities

The Division of Industrial Design in the School of Engineering also has a wealth of links to relevant companies in the industry offering internships or placements, career talks, guest lectures and more.  Industrial Design students seeking opportunities are advised to initially visit the University Careers and Employability website or to consult School of Engineering Employability Lead Dr Graham Schleyer for guidance.   

Companies interested in offering career opportunities (jobs, placements, internships, design projects, guest lectures, etc.) for Industrial Design students are asked to initially contact Prof. Dirk Schaefer in the Division of Industrial Design

Upcoming Talks and Events:

DateSpeaker (Affiliation)Topic Event
     
Past Events    
31 January 2020 Sam Gwilt (Precipice Design, London) Design portfolio guest lecture and surgery
2/3 May 2019 Martin Ould (University of Bristol) 2-day Workshop: Problem Solving and Creativity in Design
21 February 2019 Emma Lewis (Eaton) The Power of Design Engineering
28 February 2019 Dr Caroline Simcock (Dyson) Why Engineering Design...and some tips 20 years on

21 November 2018

Dr Joanne Phoenix and Jaime Mora (Sensor City) Excursion to Sensor City: A flagship University Enteprise Zone

22 November 2018

Dr Jitesh Panchal (Purdue University, USA) Research Seminar: Designing Crowdsourcing Contests for Engineering Systems Design

23 October 2018

Wyn Jones (Design Reality) Employability Talk: How to setup and run a successful Design Consultancy

25/26 May 2018

Martin Ould (University of Bristol) 2-day Workshop: Creativity in Design
15 March 2018 Hannah Forbes (Sky and Now TV, London) Industry Seminar: Crowdfunding

14 March 2018

British Industrial Design Association (BIDA) Joint University of Liverpool (Industrial Design)-BIDA careers event

8 February 2018

Dr Paul Morley (Kannegiesser, UK & Institution of Engineering Designers) Employability Talk: What is Professional Registration for Engineers, and why should you bother?

1 December 2017

Lisa Layzell (Ridia Consulting) Guest Lecture: Innovation and Mutual Value Creation

14 November 2017

Eric Woodcock (Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts) Excursion to Edge Hill University: “Is good design all about form follows function?”