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Lucy Everett

Employer Engagement Manager - University of Edinburgh

Lucy Everett heads up the Employer Engagement team at the University of Edinburgh Careers Service, creating opportunities for all 40,000 students at the University to connect with organisations that might inspire their future careers, in all sectors, all over the world. This includes facilitating over 600 employers attending Careers Fairs, panels and Careers Festivals and advertising around 10,000 vacancies at year, to help employers identify talent, and help students find internships, placements and graduate roles.

She is co-chair of the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) Employer Engagement task group (UK wide) where she led on sector-leading research and coordinated the inaugural Employer Engagement Conference supporting peers to build community and share best practice, as well as designing and delivering the first peer-led suite of Employer Engagement training. She is a member of the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) Universities steering group (UK wide), the Joined Up for Business and Joined Up for Young People Strategy Groups and the Integrated Employer Engagement Delivery & Advisory Group (Edinburgh and South East Scotland).

She previously worked supporting small business growth and graduate employability through the ScotGrad programme, and with STEM businesses looking to attract international, and UK, talent through the IAESTE programme at British Council. She has also worked with Amnesty International, Scottish Government and as a TEFL teacher, amongst other things.