Careers and Employability Service
Services and advice for alumni

Securing your first job

You’ve graduated (congratulations!), and everyone is asking you what’s next. So, whether you’ve got no idea, or you know where you’re heading and you just need a little help getting there, this section will direct you to useful resources and plenty of practical advice.

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Choosing your career

Advice on how to generate career ideas and choose the right one for you

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Graduate jobs

Advice on routes into graduate jobs and finding vacancies in the UK and overseas

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Making applications

Advice on CVs, interviews and assessment centres to help you ace the recruitment process

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PGR alumni

Expert advice on searching and applying for jobs within and outside academia



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