Category: Graduate

Where are all the science jobs?

If you’re a science student who loves science, it can sometimes feel like all the jobs are for business students, engineers or computer scientists. This is to reassure you that there are ways of finding science jobs – if you know where to look. Two alternatives are: a) Look for science jobs which are being…

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Accessing CareersLink as a graduate

Congratulations on completing your degree! You can continue to use the Careers Service for 2 years, including CareersLink which advertises job vacancies. Your University login will be turned off in a few weeks so we need to convert your CareersLink student account to an alumni account. The conversion happens on different dates for different courses…

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Have you heard of the practice effect? – it could transform your job hunting success

By Amanda Conway, Careers Consultant By now you will probably have already heard about psychometric tests and how they are regularly used by employers to shortlist and select candidates – you may have already encountered one of them! Around 70% of the major graduate employers now use some form of testing to gain insight into…

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Careers Advice playlist Vol 2

Back in 2015 I gave you my Careers Advice Playlist  so I thought it was high time to release that infamous tricky second album. Again you won’t find anything  that ‘current’ but the careers advice in this songs have stood the test of time. ‘Are You Experienced’ Jimi Hendrix Experience  Well are you? This is…

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