Working out what you want to do after university can be daunting. Having no idea about your future is one of the main reasons people come to talk to us.
Working towards an answer involves:
Book a careers appointment
What are your interests, skills, talents and work preferences? What gives you a buzz and motivates you?
Complete the Profiling for Success questionnaires to identify your preferred learning styles, personality traits, career interests and values.
Watch our video to find out how the questionnaires can help you consider which careers might suit you.
Login to Profiling for Success using your University username and password
Access Profiling for Success as an alumni through My Career
Read Rebecca's blog: Why your personality is key to finding your ideal profession
The two online programmes from Prospects - Career Planner and Job Match will help you generate job ideas but in slightly different ways.
Career Planner will suggest jobs based on your skills, interests and motivations. Login required.
Job Match asks you about which job groupings or families appeal to you and then from there look at job roles. No login required
Career Planner and Job Match
Find out what you can do with your degree
Visit Prospects career options pages
Read Sophie's blog: finding the right role and company
Types of jobsNarrow down your list to what is the most interesting to you
The Job CrowdRead job reviews for people already doing the jobs and discover what they're like on a day-to-day basis
GlassdoorThe 'careers TripAdvisor' with reviews on companies, jobs, salaries and more
eMentoring schemeBenefit from being mentored by an alumni professional
Attend our eventsRecruitment fairs, skills workshops, employer presentations and Spotlight On... events
Get experienceOrganise work shadowing or work experience opportunities
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