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  • Career Resolutions that will Jump-start your Job Hunt!

    January is a bleak month, the sparkle of the festive season is behind us and many undergraduate students at Bath will be busy revising for their upcoming exams. In and among all this it is easy to put off career...

  • Job Scams and paying for careers related experience or advice

    Two topics for the price of one today! Job Scams Every day we receive emails from organisations wanting us to advertise their wonderful opportunties to you. It is pretty straightforward if it is a paid work opportunity. We have checks...

  • Don't miss our festive newsletter!

    I imagine you're all really looking forward to the Christmas break! A few days ago we circulated our last Student Newsletter for 2014, if you missed it in the mountain of emails you have to work through before the holidays,...

  • Have you thought of a career in Human Rights?

    The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and...

  • Are you graduating this week?

      Congratulations from everyone in the Careers Team!  Did you know you can continue to access the support from the Careers Service event after you have graduated? Whether you see your future in work, study, self- employment; or even if you’re...

  • Why is civil society important to human rights?

      To celebrate Human Rights Day on Wednesday 10 December, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is running a photography competition for people aged 15-30. To enter, all you need to do is post a picture on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags #ProtectCivilSociety...

  • Disabled Graduates - Life After University

      Yesterday afternoon I stumbled across BBC's Ouch, who followed several disabled students as they started university. Now over a decade later the BBC has revisited them to ask “With almost 50% of disabled people unemployed, how have they fared in...

  • The good and the bad of networking

    Recently I have seen  quite a few students on quick query who are struggling with demonstrating their motivation in cover letters or application form questions. It is quite tricky to get right. I am very much a believer that you need...

  • MOOC your way to career success!

        For those who are unfamiliar, MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses)  are often offered free by a variety of sources (sometimes for-profit companies, sometimes universities, sometimes a collaboration between the two). Often serving as introductions to key concepts, I have seen students...

  • Managing the stress of applications

    We’ve just put up the Christmas decorations in the Careers Service and whilst it is nice for our team to be thinking about fun things like our Christmas meal together and a break from work, we realise that this time...