Careers and Employability Service
Services and advice for alumni
  

How we can help

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As an alumnus of the University, you have lifelong access to our services.

We can help you:   

  • find inspiration if you're unsure about your next steps
  • search for vacancies
  • make a successful application

Your next step

To book an appointment, a place on an event, search for vacancies and use our subscription services:

Go to MyCareer

 
I loved my time at the University of Nottingham and I gained great skills while getting good career advice. In the summer after graduating I secured a training contract which I will commence in a year’s time, and I don’t think I would be at this stage now without the skills I gained during my degree or the advice I was given by the Careers team.
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How to talk to an adviser and access exclusive online resources

Connecting with our team

Are you unsure about your next steps after graduation? Are you currently working but want a change but aren't sure how to go about it? Do you need advice on your CV, covering letter or how to prepare for an interview or assessment centre? 

We're here to help. Our expert advice will help you work things out wherever you are in the world – just get in touch and we’ll set up a conversation. 

We offer one-to-one careers appointments online through Microsoft Teams, Skype, by phone and email or face-to-face, if you are in the local area. Please book an appointment by logging into MyCareer. 

Business School postgraduates

Careers support for alumni of MBA, MSc and PhD programmes is provided by the Business School's Postgraduate Careers team who can be contacted by:

 

Online careers information

In addition to all the information on this website and our current students' website (still relevant if you have graduated recently), you can also access exclusive online resources free of charge. For example:

 

How to search for vacancies targeted at Nottingham graduates

Employers love Nottingham graduates, and advertise hundreds of graduate opportunities on our exclusive online jobs board. The vacancies on MyCareer cover 30 job areas including:

  • Advertising, marketing, PR
  • Engineering
  • Government, education, public sector and charities 
  • Healthcare, science and technology
  • Law, management, consulting and finance
  • Media and publishing

You can also sign up for Jobs by email to get a selection of the latest vacancies direct to your inbox. 

For a list of job boards and recruitment agencies, visit our vacancies page. If you can't find what you're looking for, visit our types of jobs pages for specialist sources and talk to an adviser.

 

How to connect with employers and enhance your job-hunting skills

You are welcome to attend our events and recruitment fairs on campus or online.

Throughout the year we offer a comprehensive events programme including:

  • skills workshops - enhance your job-hunting skills such as interview skills 
  • Spotlight On -  insights from professionals working in a wide range of sectors 
  • employer recruitment events - find out about job opportunities with employers
  • recruitment fairs - meet employers from business and engineering to science and the public sector
Find out what's on offer and how to book your place on our events pages.
 

How the Alumni Relations team can support you

As Nottingham alumni, you have a lifelong connection with the University and all those who have studied here. Our alumni team can help you make the most of your Nottingham networks and connections.   

So if you'd like to come back to campus, get in touch with a friend, network with fellow professionals or continue lifelong learning, then the alumni team can help.   

Find out how the alumni team can support you. 

 

 

Careers and Employability Service

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

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk