Finding a Job

  • Civil Service Fast Stream has opened!

      For those of you interested in a career in the government/public sector, their Civil Service Fast Stream programme has now opened! Whether you are interested in Social Research, Economics, IT & Technology, Diplomatic service, Human Resources and much much...

  • Making a Career Change after the Covid-19 Pandemic 

    The shock and disruption the Coronavirus pandemic has caused, is prompting many to rethink their careers. But as a recent article in the Harvard Business Review mused “is this really the right time?”  Before you go too far in your pursuit of new opportunities, it’s worth taking...

  • Coping with career rejection

    At the Careers Service, we’re here to support you on your journey into the working world. A significant part of this journey might involve coping with rejection, either at the application stage or further along after an interview. We want to encourage positivity and set you up for success, and making...

  • Remote Working Opportunities

    I think it’s fair to say not everyone sets out to work from home. And yet with the UK still under lockdown, remote working is the ‘new normal’ for many office workers. Maybe you’ve considered a work-from-home job yourself, only...

  • 5 job hunting tips during COVID-19 pandemic

    I have spent the best part of today chatting to final year students from the Faculty of Science (I mean it when I say, it has been the highlight of my day). A common theme in all the conversations has...

  • Supporting Disabled Students: How do you find disability friendly employers?

    By law,  we know that all employers must treat all job applicants equally regardless of any health conditions they may have. However, many employers make it clear that they want more disabled students/graduates(including Dyslexia) to apply for their jobs. As...

  • Immediate Temporary Work During Covid-19

      These are difficult times and some of you may be looking for immediate short-term temporary work for many different reasons. If you are in need of immediate temporary work there are several companies and sectors that are recruiting. Here...

  • Busting Graduate Myths!

    Dr Charlie Ball Head of HE Intelligence Graduate Prospects* spoke recently at an Institute of Student Employers conference. He set about busting some myths around university and the graduate jobs market.   Myth:  “There aren’t any jobs for graduates” Truth:...

  • Working and Studying in USA

    Working and studying in USA Many students come and ask us about either postgraduate study or finding a job or an internship in the US. Here is a brief blog entry covering some excellent resources, tips and advice for those...