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Build your CV through part-time work 

Getting a part-time or temporary job will give your finances a boost and do wonders for your CV. The Unitemps team advertise part-time, casual and temporary jobs on campus and with local businesses.


By Kate Sansom, Unitemps Manager, Careers and Employability Service


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10 ways to get work experience while studying

You've heard the word internship a lot. You might have even been told that it's a CV must-have to get a job. In some industries this is true yet often you can substitute internship with 'work experience', 'placement', 'part-time job', and 'volunteering'.


By Chris Colgate, Placements Manager, Careers and Employability Service


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Gain global experience during your studies

Do you aspire to be a global graduate? Do you dream of having an international career? If yes, find out how studying or working abroad during your degree can help you on your way.  


By Rachael Bird and Abi Boulte, Study Abroad team and Jill Bennett, Placement Projects and Systems Co-Ordinator, Careers and Employability Service


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Expand your career skills with the Advantage Award

The Nottingham Advantage Award is the university’s free employability scheme that helps you prepare for the job market by developing the skills employers look for in new recruits. Explore five reasons why you should take part in the Award.


By Sarah Durke, Nottingham Advantage Award Manager, Careers and Employability Service


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Kick-start your career with sport

Sport can produce successful candidates when it comes to the graduate employer market. The skills gained in the sporting environment, whether participating or volunteering, are transferable to job applications, interviews and the workplace.


By Ash Watts, Careers Adviser, Professional Services Partnerships, Careers and Employability Service


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Start your future with the SU

Your Students' Union (SU) is here throughout your degree and beyond, with opportunities to discover your passion, excel at it and make your CV outstanding.


By Hayley Williams, Students' Union Employability Development Manager, Careers and Employability Service