You can talk to a member of staff about any aspect of your future. Whether you are unclear about your options, already focused on what you want to do or somewhere in between, we're here to help.
In line with the University's COVID-19 guidelines, we are now offering careers appointments online through Microsoft Teams, Skype or by phone. Please book your appointment on MyCareer.
Your careers appointment
What happens at a CV review?
Watch our video to find out what areas of your CV the adviser will focus on.
Check out the advice on our CV page before your appointment.
Short on job ideas? Our advisers can help
Watch our video to find out how to do some preparation before you attend your appointment.
Go to our I have no career ideas page mentioned in the video.
One-to-one appointments at a time to suit you
You can book an appointment to talk about any career-related query you may have including:
- the impact of COVID-19 on your plans
- choosing your career
- options for further study
- planning a gap year
- exploring internships
- tailoring your CV or job application
Availability of appointments
- On-the-day 20-minute appointments are available on MyCareer listed as Quick Query appointments
- All other appointments are released two weeks in advance
Book an appointment
Please visit our careers guidance page for details of how we can support you and booking an appointment.
Derby Royal and Nottingham City hospitals
Some appointments are available at Royal Derby, please check MyCareer for details. If you can't find an appointment to suit you on MyCareer, please email us to organise a suitable time.
Business School postgraduates
Careers support for students and alumni of MBA, MSc and PhD programmes is provided by the Business School's Postgraduate Careers team who can be contacted by:
Speak to an adviser - no appointment needed!
Our Science and Social Sciences Careers teams are offering drop-ins via Microsoft Teams.
Science team drop-ins
These sessions are open from 1-2pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Just click on the link below and follow the team. You will then receive an announcement via Teams when the drop-in opens and closes.
Follow the Science team drop-in page on Microsoft Teams
Social Sciences team drop-ins
These sessions are open from 12-1pm on Fridays. Just click on the link below and follow the team. You will then receive an announcement via Teams when the drop-in opens and closes.
Follow the Social Sciences team drop-ins on Microsoft Teams
I met with Rachel Curley during my degree. She helped me write personal statements (and get interviews for jobs), helped tailor my CV and outlined what medical employers wanted. Without this service, I’d be wandering in the dark.