Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Career wellbeing

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Thinking about your career, applying for jobs, and being at work can be exciting and rewarding, but sometimes these activities can also present challenges and might be a source of stress or anxiety. So, we’re here to help you to navigate any issues.

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Understanding the signs and symptoms of interview stress and practising mindful meditation beforehand can help manage overwhelming feelings. I practised mindfulness meditation a few weeks before my interview to help calm my nerves and reduce stress.

Maisy Sheldon, Biotechnology with Industrial Year student

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Explore our Career Wellbeing NOOC

This online hub focuses on some of the things that might cause you concern and provides helpful advice, alongside ‘how to...’ resources that will guide you through useful techniques you can try for yourself, and forums so that you can share reflections with others.

Dip in wherever you wish or complete the NOOC as a Nottingham Advantage Award module.

Go to the Career Wellbeing NOOC

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Read our Career Wellbeing blog series

Posts delve into specific challenges and provide practical advice, as well as ideas and inspiration to support your career wellbeing. 

Go to our wellbeing blog posts

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Check out the career wellbeing feature in begin! 

Here you will find tips to help you to stay positive when thinking about your future and be kind to yourself when making applications. Go to our online guide, begin!

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begin! Our Guide to Your Career


Book an appointment 

We can help you to work through any challenges and suggest helpful approaches that will enable you to make progress and feel positive.

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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