Careers Service

Are you a final year student? 

If so, the Careers Service has created a comprehensive website with interactive resources and personalised support for you to access over the coming weeks and months and beyond graduation.

Support includes:

  • National and local graduate recruitment sites
  • A range of webinars to support career development and job hunting during COVID-19
  • In-depth resources and advice on different sectors
  • Preparing for phone interviews and virtual assessment centres
  • Advice on exploring wider career options including postgraduate study and self employment
  • Personalised 1:1 information, advice and guidance
Find out more

Career advice for students

Our services

Careers Service update

The Careers Service has now moved to complete online support for our students.

We can provide…

  • Answers to careers queries
  • One-to-one appointments through Skype or telephone
  • Signposting to online resources

Email careers@plymouth.ac.uk for more information or book an appointment using myCareer.

For placement support, please email placements@plymouth.ac.uk.

Advice if you are graduating in 2020

24/7 online resources and tools

Book yourself into one of our Coping with COVID-19 webinars. The following titles will become a regular feature throughout the coming months: Graduate Recruitment in a Time of Crisis, Job Search Techniques in a Turbulent Market, LinkedIn Masterclass, Phone and Video Interviews, Remaining Positive and Developing Resilience, Finding Part-time Work, Considering Postgraduate Study.

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Many students learn more about their career trajectory through placements and work-based learning
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Gain a practical insight into job roles and industry sectors through mentoring from experienced professionals

Manage your career

From the moment you start your degree, to three years after graduation, you’ll benefit from some great ways to manage your career progress online.

myCareer will help you to manage your career appointments, find job vacancies, internships and part-time work, and provide access to workshops and activities to help broaden your skills.

myCareer Digital Resources provides you with a number of interactive tools that will help you to build CVs, write covering letters and map your professional skills.

 

Launch your career using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social network for professionals, your online CV that never sleeps.

LinkedIn is for anybody and everybody who's interested in taking their professional lives seriously by finding new opportunities to grow their careers and to connect with other professionals. The Careers Service can offer you a variety of LinkedIn support such as workshops, online resources and one-to-one support.

Find out more about LinkedIn

“This work experience has helped me to feel more confident about graduate jobs as I have started to believe in my abilities to successfully support a business with its operations.”

BSc (Hons) Economics with International Relations student Anna undertook a year in industry as a Business and Marketing Analyst for Cornwall Innovation Centres.


Finding placements and work-based learning opportunities

Benefit from the service after you graduate

Our support doesn’t end when you leave University of Plymouth – you can access many of our services for three years after you graduate.

Careers information for graduates