SOAS University of London


Recruiting from SOAS

SOAS’s unique combination of language scholarship, regional focus and disciplinary expertise means our students are exceptionally well equipped for entering a globalised workforce.

Requirements for studying at SOAS at undergraduate level range from AAA to BBC, reflecting the demanding nature of our degree programmes and the quality of our students. A high proportion of our students also have prior work experience.

Our students are specialists in the languages, laws, literature, cultures, customs, economics and politics of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. They are also dynamic and engaged citizens, taking part in a number of extra-curricular activities alongside academic studies. Participation in student societies and student enterprise initiatives is high and there is a thriving culture of volunteering.

SOAS students move on to a variety of sectors and organisations once they have  graduated, including city law firms, major banks in the UK and overseas, international development organisations, government offices and charities. SOAS Careers Service prides itself on working with employers on an individual basis to tailor support that meets your needs. We offer a range of excellent opportunities for you to promote your organisation, advertise your vacancies and meet with our highly skilled students by hosting an event.

If you would like to discuss your organisation’s needs and explore how we can work together, please contact:

Luke Brockway, Employer Liaison Manager
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4114
Office Hours: Monday - Friday


SOAS is launching several internship programs with a variety of UK and international businesses, charities and social enterprises seeking high calibre SOAS students and graduates.

Why take part?

  • Benefit from the contribution of a bright and enthusiastic, SOAS graduate with key skills such as language, cultural knowledge, research experience and a commitment to your field.
  • Free access to a cost-effective way of recruiting new talent that will add value to your business.
  • Benefit from the free advice and support of SOAS Careers Service throughout the selection process.

If you are interested in having a SOAS intern, please contact:

Kevin De Groote, Internships Manager
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4287
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 


SOAS believes that volunteering exemplifies the ethical values of the School. SOAS students engage in various voluntary projects throughout and after their studies.

The Volunteering Unit can help organisations to promote their vacancies and opportunities across SOAS. We can also advise organisations on how they can effectively reach out to students in order to maximise their volunteer recruitment activities.

If you are interested in having a SOAS volunteer, please contact:

Careers Service/Volunteering Unit
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4115
Office Hours: Monday - Friday