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Current students

We can help you research your career ideas, find job vacancies, make effective applications, develop your skills and meet employers. 

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Careers advice


Talk to our careers advisers, have your CV reviewed and connect with our alumni

Choosing your career


Advice on how to approach choosing your career and information on types of jobs available


Graduate jobs


Information on graduate jobs including vacancies, routes into work and researching employers

Work experience and volunteering


Part-time work, internships and placements are a great way to get work experience while studying


Making applications


Advice on CVs, covering letters, interviews, applications, psychometrics tests and assessment centres

Further study


Options for continuing your studies, including sources of funding and choosing the right course


Taking a year out


How to make the most of a year out, and what how to sell your skills to employers

International students


Rules on working during your studies, as well as working in the UK or abroad after graduation


Postgraduate students

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We offer support to postgraduate students whatever your course, mode of study or future career plans



Attend a careers event or workshop to meet employers, get advice and find jobs


Nottingham Advantage Award


Get an advantage by undertaking the Award, and earn extra credits on your degree transcript

Graduating in 2018?

Class of 2018 graduates - step forward

Learn more about the support available to you if you have graduated, or are graduating, this year


Careers blog

Young woman leaping over a gap

Get careers tips, insights and stories from students, staff and employers on our blog



Come to our events

RWE - Daytime Presentation

25/10/2018 (13:00-14:00)
Careers and Employability Service Conference Room, Portland Building, University Park
RWE Supply & Trading will be presenting an overview of this dynamic sector and the opportunities for graduates to start and grow excellent careers within our global business. With graduate starting salaries of £36,000, international placements in Germany, Singapore and the UK, plus a first class structured development journey, we offer truly exceptional career starting points for students.

Ashurt - Evening Presentation

25/10/2018 (18:30-20:30)
Great Hall Trent Building UPC, University Park
During the evening, you will network with Nottingham alumni (including partners and trainees) over canapés, and find out about their journeys into a legal career. They will also be able to tell you about Ashurst's renowned client base, high-profile work and down-to-earth culture.

HSBC - Evening Presentation

25/10/2018 (18:30-21:30)
Room A48 Sir Clive Granger Building
We recruit talented students and graduates who share our vision for long-term, sustainable growth that is achieved in the right way. We need forward-thinking, driven, perceptive people to help our customers realise their hopes, dreams and ambitions. Our global internship and graduate programmes are designed to develop the most talented students and graduates to be the future leaders of HSBC. To learn more about HSBC and the opportunities available, please register to meet with us on Thursday 25 October.

Army - Evening Presentation

06/11/2018 (18:30-20:00)
Careers and Employability Service, University Park
Come along to our Presentation and Panel event on Tuesday 6th November to find out more about Selection, Commissioning and life as a young officer. You will get the opportunity to ask all of your questions, learn more about Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and what to expect from the recruitment process.
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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
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