Graduate Careers Services

There is a Careers Service on nearly every university campus. It is made up of a team of people with a wide knowledge of the work environment who are dedicated to helping their students and offering guidance which gives the students the best chance in fulfilling their career aspirations. Careers Services usually have their own building on the university campus but are also available online.

An account can usually be created on the website, allowing the student to search for vacancies and receive email alerts on relevant jobs. The Careers Services provide a welcoming atmosphere, offering drop-in sessions or appointments where a member of the team can help explore the student’s options or problems. Other services also include:

Graduate Careers Services

CV Checks

Most Careers Services are there to help build student and graduate CVs. A good CV is vital when applying for jobs or internships. Careers Services will offer one to one appointments where advice on how to perfect their cv. Many other useful resources will be available on their website such as templates.

Practice Interviews

Interviews are an extremely daunting prospect of applying for a job and employers will, almost always, require you to participate in one. The Careers Service on campus is there to help you know what to expect at interview. For example, one to ones, video, panel and telephone interviews. Some universities create mock interview situations for their students. Here a Careers Consultant is the interviewer and role play with the student.

Graduate Careers Services

The questions asked will be based on your application and desired job role and then constructive feedback will be given on your performance at the end, ultimately shaping and enhancing the way students will act in future interview situations.

Campus Career Events

They want to recruit bright young graduates and let them know about different opportunities. Employer activity on campus is very common and usually they will give talks or guest lectures, allowing students to partake in Q&A sessions. These events allow students to meet and interact with employers.

Graduate Careers Services