Careers and Employment

From first year through to final year and beyond graduation, we’re here to help you develop your skills, make the most of your experiences and manage your future career.

Class of 2015 if you’ve waited until now to get your future sorted – don’t worry, it’s not too late! We have activities to support you including:

  • Class of 2015: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th June 2015
    Pick from a wide range of skills and confidence boosting sessions. Including, getting the best from LinkedIn, Dress to Impress for Interviews and a Practice Assessment Centre day.

The Careers Zone is on the ground floor of the University Library on the City Campus to the left of the Ask4Help desk as you walk in. If you need any support accessing the services available, just Ask4Help.

We’re here for you whatever stage you’re at with your study or career plans.  We want you to achieve your ambitions and will support your journey, helping you plan a route towards your goals.

  • Get 1-1 support
    Visit the Careers Drop-in each weekday 10.00am - 4.00pm in the Careers Zone.

  • Find job opportunities
    Sign up to JobsOnline and discover part-time jobs and volunteer roles that build your work experience. Get your graduate job search off the ground with access to hundreds of opportunities.

  • Get ahead with tools for success
    Enjoy exclusive access to employer videos, practice psychometric tests and discover other useful materials.  Go to the eLearning Portal and click the careers tab on the top menu.

  • Meet employers on campus
    Introduce yourself to potential employers at events on campus throughout the year.  Go to careers events below to see our full programme.

  • Our Careers Fair 2014 (Law, Business, Finance, Management) was very busy, click here  to see more, and to download the Fair Guide if you missed it.
  • Contact us
    Students and Graduates - (Ask4Help) 0191 227 4646.
    Employers with vacancies - 0191 349 5203. 

For details of what we offer and the standards that we adhere to, take a look at our summary Statements of Service for: Students and Graduates, Employers and Professional bodies, and Faculties and Staff. 

Check out the links below and in the column to the right for more details about how we help our students, graduates and employers.



Looking for a student or graduate job or want some work experience? Sign up to view part-time, casual, graduate and volunteering opportunities. Registering is quick and easy and you’ll receive job alerts for new postings direct to your inbox.

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Careers Events

Discover what’s now and next in the jobs market by visiting our careers fairs, insight sessions and employer talks. Find out about the culture of an organisation, meet recruiters face-to-face and stay one step ahead.

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Jobs and Work

Uncover online support to help you find and apply for work: master CVs, psychometric testing and improve your performance at interviews.

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Careers News

Get the latest news and information on jobs that need to be filled quickly.

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Explore Your Options

Not sure what to do next? Discover what you can do with your degree and find out what other options are open to you to help you plan your next move.

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Getting into...

Explore career requirements and discover what’s involved in a particular job role to help you make the right choices.

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Work Experience and Volunteering

Make your future study and job applications stand out by adding voluntary work or work experience to your CV.

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Work and Study Overseas

Discover how working or studying abroad, during or after your degree, could enhance your career prospects.

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International Students

Learn how to navigate the UK jobs market as an international student.

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Contact us

Here you can find contact information for the Careers and Employment Service.

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