Careers Service

Staff Profile

Kate Hastings

Placement Adviser



Kate joined the Careers Service in August 2015 as Student Employment Assistant within the Graduate Services team, before gaining a position with the Regional Work Experience team as a Student Employment Coordinator in September 2016.

Kate is now working as Placements Adviser on the Careers Service 9-12 month placements scheme.

Prior to joining the University, Kate worked as a Learning Support Assistant with young people with ASD and then within Legal Costs.

Roles and Responsibilities

Kate's primary responsibility is the operational running of 9-12 month placements for penultimate year students from a variety of disciplines, including working with students, employers and staff from around the University.


BA (Hons) LLB Law, University of Sunderland