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  • Networking and the Careers Fair

    Next week we have our annual careers fair, this time in a virtual format! And this Autumn we don’t have just one fair, we have four fairs for you to attend, meeting employers from many different sectors, from health science...

  • How I got to Careers: Anne Cameron

    As we talk to a lot of students who are concerned about making the wrong decision or not getting into their 'dream job' immediately after graduating, we wanted to share some of our own careers stories from inside the Careers...

  • Will robots assess my next interview?

      Many video interviews are assessed by advanced machine learning and not human beings. When this was implemented by larger companies a few years back, the machine learning algorithms looked at facial expressions, muscle movements, body language, vocal tones, word...

  • Top tips for new international students 

      First of all, welcome to the University of Bath and I hope you will have an excellent Autumn exploring the beautiful city of Bath and its countryside. Below are some careers tips for new international students here at Bath. ...

  • Managing your career in the second year of your doctorate

    Managing your career in the second year of your doctorateUsually at this time of year I write a blog post on how to get started with planning your career in the first year of your PhD. This year I thought...

  • Checklist for Final Years

    Hello to all final year students. It’s great to see students back on campus and we hope you’re feeling happy to be back and looking forward to your last year of study. We’ve been enjoying seeing some of you in...

  • Welcome Freshers, Postgraduates and Returners - Autumn 2021

    Welcome Freshers, Postgraduates and Returners - Autumn 2021 Ah, you found (or re-found) our careers blog, well done! Now, quickly,  subscribe to our blog (link on the right hand side) and welcome to a wealth of careers resources, inspiring articles and careers...

  • How to not sound arrogant

    Marketing a product is one thing but marketing yourself adds a whole layer of complexity. So, how do you avoid sounding full of yourself? It’s a common concern and I’ve seen this backfire, where, to avoid sounding arrogant, people have...

  • Mixed emotions? What to expect if you are starting a remote job

    If you’ve had to attend lectures or appointments over Zoom, it’s likely you are already familiar with the pros and cons of remote work. (And hopefully you are highlighting the skills and strengths you gained in your job applications!) Many...

  • Stay Connected Programme - Graduate Support for You!

    Life-long Support as a Graduate Since the world turned upside down, I know many students and graduates have found it frustrating and challenging, and have struggled with what has been happening and what it may mean for your career. If...