Students at Nottingham benefit not only from our excellent reputation with graduate employers but from the range of careers support and development opportunities available while studying with us.
In Part 2 of our guide to how we can help your career we look at important ways to boost your professional development while studying at Nottingham.
Careers support and development
Make use of our outstanding careers support
Each faculty has its own specialist careers team . . . all with plenty of knowledge of the many options available
– Oyku, Nottingham student blogger
The Careers and Employability Service provides a dedicated careers guidance service for Nottingham students and alumni, including online information and resources, careers advisor appointments and careers support for international students.
The Careers and Employability Service also hosts events throughout the year such as workshops on practical job application skills, employer presentations and recruitment fairs attended by employers from a wide variety of sectors.
Teams of specialist career professionals are on hand in each faculty to help students develop their career aspirations. The Business School Careers and Employability Programme provides specific support for students within the Business School.
Develop your skills through training opportunities
I had heard about the Nottingham Advantage Award programme before I came to the UK through a University newsletter. Since I had never joined in with such a programme before, I got interested in taking part.
– Meredita, international student from Indonesia
Our extracurricular programmes for students will help you develop important transferable skills which will help you throughout your future career.
The Nottingham Advantage Award is a free extracurricular programme offering a choice of over 200 modules to help you develop the skills employers look for, such as teamwork, entrepreneurship and cultural awareness. It’s a great way to make the most of the opportunities open to you at Nottingham.
Around 3,000 students are registered on the Nottingham Advantage Award at our UK campuses, including over 700 international students.
The Graduate School provides training and development opportunities for postgraduate students including the Researcher Development Programme to help research students develop their professional and research skills.
How we can help your career – Part 3: Work experience opportunities