Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Careers appointments

An adviser showing a student a booklet

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.


Book an appointment

Log in to MyCareer

Read our guide about how to join your appointment via Microsoft Teams, Skype or phone. 


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. 


Bookable appointments 

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

Medical students

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:


Virtual drop-ins

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. 
Joel Karizo, medicine graduate

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