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Careers Handbook

Helping you create your future

The Careers Handbook is your guide to anything and everything to do with careers from getting involved in university life to boosting your job prospects and securing an internship or graduate job. 


It's for all students from first years to postgraduates

Move around the handbook easily by clicking on page titles in the contents page or page references in the articles.

Not sure what career would suit you? Go to section 01

  • Find out about how we can help you and how to start thinking about your career

Want to gain experience and build your skills? Go to section 02

  • Explore seven different ways from gaining an internship, joining the Nottingham Advantage Award to studying abroad and sport

Need to know about your options after your degree? Go to section 03

  • Explore graduate roles, further study, taking time out and launching your own business

Want to get that job or internship? Go to section 04

  • Find out how to ace the recruitment process from CVs and interviews to LinkedIn and psychometric tests 

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