Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Current students

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

Graduating in 2019

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

Choosing your career

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


Graduate jobs

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

Work experience and volunteering

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


Making applications

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

Further study

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


Taking a year out

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

International students

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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


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


Careers advice

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

Nottingham Advantage Award

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


Careers blog

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



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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