Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Making applications

You’ve decided on your career path and need to start making applications. Find out how to develop an effective CV and complete an application form, impress at interview and shine at an assessment centre.


Student using laptop

To secure an interview create a targeted version for each role

Covering letter

Student writing

A covering letter will demonstrate your suitability for a role.

Application form

Two students talking

Applications forms are challenging and help is at hand.


Psychometric tests

Students taking practice psychometric tests

Practise numerical and verbal reasoning tests with us.


Mock interview with careers adviser

Find out how to reduce interview nerves by preparing thoroughly.

Assessment centre

Students at an assessment centre

Watch our videos and talk to advisers to help you prepare.


Careers and Employability Service

The University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679