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Published: 16 July 2020

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There is a lot of advice and guidance out there for students thinking about starting their careers after university. The Careers and Employability team at the University of Sunderland in London take you through some of the best.

We know these are not easy times to graduate or look for internships, but there are still opportunities out there. 

All current students and alumni have access to the Careers and Employability Service for up to three years after you graduate.

Below we’ve highlighted some of the resources available to University of Sunderland in London students to help you get ahead. 

Please note: to access some of the links below, you will need to sign in using your usual student log-in.

What should I do?

What career path to take is often a difficult choice. Sometimes we just don’t know the kinds of opportunities that are out there. What are your skills and values? What kind of work will make you happy? Below are some resources to help you explore these issues:

Graduate jobs and internships

If you’re interested in applying for a graduate role, you should know that the application process can start as early as September for jobs starting the following summer. Start looking early for opportunities. You can find opportunities at:

CV writing, cover letter and application forms

Once you start looking for an internship or graduate role, you will need to upgrade your CV to a more professional looking document specific to the job you’re applying for. You can find guidance here:

Job interviews

This is possibly the hardest part of the job-hunting process but preparation is the key to success. For advice on dealing with job interviews see:

We’re here to help you every step of the way. If you want to talk through your career options or get guidance on everything from writing your CV to applying for jobs, book a one-on-one meeting with the Careers and Employability team by emailing them at careers-london@sunderland.ac.ukFind out more by following #WeAreSunLon on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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