Careers Resources

  • What are you doing on Thursday and Friday this week?

    If you answered "attending the biggest ever careers fair on campus" then everyone in the careers service bows to you! If, however you haven't got the fair in your diary, then you're missing out - big time! Our Autumn Careers Fair,...

  • Get your career organised!

    I read a fabulous blog post the other day, from the Thesis Whisperer. For any of you engaged in writing dissertations or theses, this excellent blog is pretty much a must-read. But the post I read resonated so much with...

  • Personal Profiles on CVs - Yes or a No, No?

    This week, we are running our #GetAhead webinars; I am just finishing writing the CV's and Applications talk and found myself in a debate with colleagues over personal profiles on CV's. Career profiles, personal profiles, career objective, personal statement - are...

  • Hello September!

    It is really good to be back blogging after our wee break over the summer. This academic year is exciting in Careers - we are launching our Facebook Page (please like us!), launching a personal development programme for our female...

  • Make the most of our summer careers fair!

    Did you know we are hosting a Summer Graduate Careers Fair on Tuesday, 28th April from 10am-4pm in Founders Hall? The fair is a great opportunity to explore graduate roles (if you are a finalist) or summer internships / work...

  • What can you do with a Science Degree?

    This week the campus will be a hive of activity as the Bath Taps into Science events kick off.  The University is hosting a Family Talk and a Schools Fair on Campus. The week ends with a Family Science Day which will take place...

  • Have you thought of a career in the charity sector?

    The Careers Service is hosting a 'Charity Careers - Networking Event' on Thursday, 12th March from 4-6pm. We thought ahead of this fantastic event, we would shine a light on this immensely rewarding sector. Charities are regulated by the Charities Commission...

  • Grammar rules for your CV!

    I came across this really helpful blog post on 'grammar rules for your CV'. We understand grammar can be a challenge for many of our students; for example  you may be dyslexic or English may not be your first language. Therefore, as...

  • Research Funding and your career

    If you're planning a longer term academic career, be aware that academic employers will look for evidence of your ability to attract research funding. Depending on your research field it may not be easy for you to be a Principal...

  • How can you stay employable in 2020?

    Following on from our blog post 'What will the job market look like in 20 years time', I wanted to share this infographic which highlights how employers are starting to think. Career management is a lifelong process and the most successful individuals are those...