10 (and a bit) things Masters students should know about the Careers Service

  1. We’re here for you during your Masters (and for 2 years after)
  2. We have web pages chock full of useful information and resources including pages just for Masters students
  3. We’ve made it easy for you to plan your development during your Masters year
  4. You can talk to us
    1. drop in to the Atrium to talk to one of our Information Specialists
    2. book a one-to-one guidance appointment (NB – due to demand, these are reduced to 15 minute quick query sessions during September-October, but are usually 30minutes)
    3. see an Applications Advisor
    4. if you have an upcoming interview, you can get interview support
  5. Manchester Gold Mentoring
  6. We like connecting with you on social media (this blog, for example) and @ManPGCareers to share and discuss Masters related topics, events, opportunities, activities, hear your ideas – and just to get to know each other.
  7. CareersLink advertises opportunities for you during and after your Masters (as well as events)
  8. You can attend other Careers Service events to meet employers and get career ideas
  9. Interested in a PhD or academic career after your Masters? Start with Doing a PhD and our award winning An Academic Career website
  10. We are running 3 open workshops for all PGs –
    Start writing your CV with confidence
    30th September 2015
    Your CV needs to get you to interview. This one hour session tells you what you need to know in order to create an effective CV that works for you.
    Room C1.18 Ellen Wilkinson Building
    How to write a covering letter
    14th October 2015
    Your covering letter is a crucial part of your application. In this one hour session you’ll find out how to write a compelling letter that will make employers notice you.
    Room C1.18 Ellen Wilkinson Building
    Successful interviews
    20th October 2015
    A successful interview is the final hurdle between you and your dream job once you’ve made a successful application. This one hour workshop will introduce you to the basic skills and knowledge you need to prepare for a successful interview.
    Room C1.18 Ellen Wilkinson Building

2 responses to “10 (and a bit) things Masters students should know about the Careers Service”

  1. Hi do i need to make an appointment for place in the workshops?

    1. Darcey (Postgraduate Careers) Avatar
      Darcey (Postgraduate Careers)

      Thanks for your question – for those 3 workshops, you just turn up. Space is limited to about 80.
      Hope to see you there,

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