Careers and Employability Service
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Careers Handbook

Your future at your fingertips

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

Read the handbook online




What's in the handbook?

There are sections for all students, from first years to postgraduates incluidng.

  • Four steps to careers success (page 5)
  • 10 ways to get work experience (page 12)
  • Taking your studies to the next level (page 24)
  • What exactly is a graduate job? (page 26)
  • So, you want to be your own boss (page 30)
  • Where in the world will your degree take you (page 34)
  • Sussing out psychometric tests (page 43)

Get your copy

Download the PDF version PDF format

Alternatively pick up a copy from:

  • outside SPAR shop, in the Portland Building
  • libraries
  • outside our offices – Level D West, Portland Building and Level B, Pope Building
  • during drop-ins and appointments
  • at any of our events


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

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