Careers and Employment

From first year through to final year and beyond graduation, we are here to help.

Finalists, it’s not quite the end!  Get help to plan your next step. Get Graduate Job Ready 2017 is an event to help you make the move from graduate to professional through a range of activities to guide you on the right path. Choose between Tues 23 May or Wed 24 May. Places are limited; sign up now to avoid disappointment.

Come along and speak to us whatever stage you’re at with your study or career plans. We'll help you to achieve your ambitions and will support your journey, helping you plan a route towards your goals.

  • Get 1-1 careers support at Student Central
    Speak to a Careers Adviser at the Careers Drop-in each weekday 10am-4pm (1-4pm during vacations). Get practical, personalised support at the Careers Pit Stop, 1-3pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Find job opportunities
    Get your graduate job search off the ground. Sign up to JobsOnline and get access to 100s of part-time jobs, work experience opportunities, volunteer roles and graduate jobs. 
  • Access exclusive online resources
    Find 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. See our full programme of employer events


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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, Careers Workshops on Wednesdays 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 careers news and information.

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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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Researching career sectors

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

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Internships, Work Experience and Volunteering

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

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Higher Education Achievement Report

The HEAR provides details about the contents of the programme studied. Northumbria's HEAR is issued electronically and provides a comprehensive record of your university achievements, including both academic and extra-curricular learning and experience.

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Global Careers

Working and studying abroad demonstrates your motivation, independence, research skills and ambition. Whether you are a UK, EU or an international student, we can support your international ambitions.

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Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support (NEBS)

Graduating in 2016 and interested in undertaking a 6 month internship in a regional SME to help kick start your career? Find out more.

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Contact us

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

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