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Careers and Employability Skills

We're proud to be a part our your future, our Careers services will help you discover life-changing employability skills, how to search for a fulfilling and rewarding career. Learn the practical components of job searching, including preparing an effective CV, applying to jobs and developing interview skills. 


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How we can help

We offer a range of support including:

  • 1:1 career advice appointments
  • Support with writing CVs, application forms and preparing for job interviews
  • Help with searching for graduate jobs and internships
  • Exclusive Assessment Centre Support Programmes, employer insight days and professional mentoring opportunities
  • Additional FREE short courses in Project Management, Digital Marketing and Business Start-up
  • Enterprise support - helping you explore self-employment options and develop your business plans
  • Support for international students

Career Workshops

Join us online or in person at our interactive employer talks, workshops and masterclasses, which run at least once a week in term time (usually at lunch times). Topics include:

  • How to improve your CV, LinkedIn profile, and interview skills
  • Personal branding for career success
  • Job searching tools and tips
  • How to gain work experience and make industry connections
  • Planning for a successful career change
  • Enterprise sessions: generating business ideas, financing your business start-up, business legalities
  • Industry expert talks - from nursing to finance, meet with and gain insights from professionals in your chosen industry or role!
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Free Short Courses

Enhance your professional skills with free short courses in business enterprise, digital marketing and project management. Upon completion of our short courses you will receive a certification that you can use to showcase on your profiles.

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Forage is an online platform, working with global employers in a range of industries to build virtual internship programmes. Programmes are designed by employers and provide an insight into the concepts, scenarios, roles and tasks that you would encounter as an employee. Employers use Forage to engage with a potential talent for their organisation and may have relevant graduate jobs – some programmes allow you to ‘opt-in’ to share your work with the recruitment team.

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UoS Career Lab

Career Lab

Career Lab is our employability platform and career hub. The platform enables students and graduates to connect with employers and access job opportunities, career advice and guidance, and other employability services. It is designed to support students and graduates in developing their careers and finding employment.

You can:

  • Search jobs and opportunities
  • Register for online and on-campus events coming up
  • Book 1:1 appointment with our career consultants
  • Submit your questions and enquiries
  • Explore digital careers content and learning pathways
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Where to find us

Our career support sessions will be delivered both online and on campus. You can visit our Careers Services on the 4th floor at the Marsh Wall building.

Please look out for the updates and the Teams links to join remotely.

Please log in to Career Lab or get in touch with us at to book an appointment with a careers advisor, get feedback on your CV or ask us a question.

Our confidential, impartial services are available to all current students and alumni for up to 3 years after you graduate. ​​​​​​​