First year

  • Career Planning Checklist for First Years

    Career Planning Checklist for First Years I hope you have enjoyed the first few weeks on campus!  In the next few years you may make friends for life and acquire knowledge that will inspire you in many different directions, I...

  • Do I need to use the Careers Service in my First Year?

    Firstly, welcome to all First Years! We hope that you have now settled in and are enjoying university life and your chosen degree programme. Right from the start of this academic year, you will have opportunities to develop your employability...

  • How to make the most of "your careers service".

    We are really looking forward to welcoming you at Bath. I understand amid all the excitement you may also have moments of being nervous about this stage of your life. I thought I would pen some hints and tips about...

  • Is it time to talk about my future?

    Today, I had a 1:1 meeting with a Bath graduate, towards the end of our appointment she said "I wish I would have thought about my future much earlier" Many of you will be excited about coming to Bath, frantically...

  • Is there such a thing as a non-relevant internship?

    We're seeing quite a few students coming in asking us about internships. This is great - to have people coming in and asking us about productive uses of their summers is exactly what we want! But some of you are...

  • Internships for First Years

      In my afternoon drop-ins yesterday the vast majority of questions from new students were around how to find an internship.  Whilst it is generally more common for recruiters to offer internships to second years, there is a shift in...