If you're graduating this year, you might have a mix of emotions about the future. From excitement and anticipation through to uncertainty and panic! Whatever your situation, we're here to help.
We've come up with scenarios from students and staff with years of experience to guide you towards the right resources.
Read the advice from our team and get in contact with us.
Key events in May for you!
Wednesday 17 May 2023
"At the careers fair, I learned about different professions in a range of industries.
It has taught me that career paths are often dependent on personal interests, activities or work experience and aren’t limited by degree discipline.
This is because the majority of jobs are open to any degree subject."
Aarushi Vaidya, graduate
Wednesdays 10 and 17 May 2023
I'm ready to start applying for jobs, where do I begin?
Where do I look for vacancies?
The vacancies on MyCareer are from graduate recruiters targeting Nottingham students and graduates. Get the latest vacancies to your inbox every fortnight with jobs by email.
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2. Jobs boards
Jobs boards are to recruitment what Ebay, Amazon and Etsy are to e-commerce. Employers use third party sites to reach thousands (if not millions) of candidates.
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While the prospect can be daunting, networking has huge potential to transform your career search by providing direct access to people in organisations that interest you.
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As a postgraduate student, what are my options?
I need some work experience, what are my options?
Find out the different ways to gain experience from exclusive opportunities for Nottingham students to schemes outside the UK.
Read our blog: How to Approach your Search for Work Experience
I wouldn’t have secured either of my internships without the experience I gained from the Digital Marketing Academy and the support of the Careers and Employability Service.
I'm not sure what I want to do next, where should I start?
You don't need to have everything figured out yet. Start by exploring the scenarios below and make use of the recommended resources and links to further information.
What are my options as an international student?
There are now more options than ever for staying in the UK after graduation to find work. Follow our links below to find advice and resources to help you secure a job in the UK.
*according to the High Fliers Graduate Report 2023
**86.2% of first time, first degree, home graduates in highly skilled employment or further higher education or professional study within 15 months of graduation.