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MAP first years: Where to start with Careers and Employability

Written by Victoria Geary, Careers Consultant (Widening Participation) at The Careers Service Welcome to The University of Manchester! We really hope that you had a great experience on MAP and you are excited to get started with your degree. We know that a postcode, a challenging school background, your experience as a first-generation university student or…

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Welcome to your Careers Service

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Whether you are a new or returning student here at The University of Manchester, welcome! The start of the academic year is a great time to get involved with the Careers Service. We can help you make the most of your time…

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A guide to virtual interviews

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you have an interview coming up – good luck! Many employers have switched to virtual interviews as a result of the pandemic, and with their cost-effectiveness, online interviews are set to stay in some form or another. To help you…

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Working for an SME – Why you should consider a role in a smaller company

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant, and and Chloe Agius, Student Adviser (Internships and Placements) at the Careers Service In the UK, a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) is a business with fewer than 250 employees, and an annual turnover of less than £50 million. Between half and two thirds of…

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