Careers and Employment

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

Finalists who attended our Get Graduate Job Ready in 2 Days event on 24 and 25 May found it a useful experience. Read all the tweets from the event on the Get Graduate Job Ready Storify page. 

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 support in the Careers Zone
    Speak to a Careers Adviser at the Careers Drop-in each weekday 10am-4pm. 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

First year students, check out our First Year Guide. It's full of top tips on things you can do now to get the career that you want. How many things in the First Year Action Plan have you managed to tick off as completed?

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.



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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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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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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International Students

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

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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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Contact us

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

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