Category: Careers advice

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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Eleven Ways You Can Boost Your Employability during Your Master’s Course

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you are starting a Master’s degree in September, there are lots of things you can start doing to boost your employability while you study. Here are eleven ways you can gain experience, develop your skills and grow your network during…

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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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Graduate Resilience

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service The Careers Service knows how difficult it can be to stay motivated while searching for jobs and many students are concerned about the transition between university and the workplace. This guide is designed to provide advice and resources to help ease…

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Taking psychometric tests when you have a disability – can additional support help?

Written by Amanda Conway, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service We all get nervous about taking a test, it’s only natural, but for some students a particular health condition or disability may pose an additional challenge and mean they are unable to give their best performance on the day. Although many employers and test publishers are used…

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Stay career focused this summer

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Now that Semester 2 is officially finished, you definitely deserve a break! But with over 3 months to fill, why not use the summer to prepare for your future? The Careers Service is here to help you make the most of your…

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